With the best dentists in Bountiful, Utah, you are sure to get the care that you deserve. Dental care is an essential part of your overall health. Regular dental exams can help prevent the buildup of plaque and allow for the early detection of gum disease and other dental issues. We want to … [Read more...] about 10 of the Best Dentists in Bountiful, Utah
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Concerned parents come to us with questions all the time about the potential health concerns of pacifiers and thumb sucking. We can appreciate their concerns. Sucking is a natural reflex developed even before babies are born. Though an inherited reflex, sucking becomes a habit during infancy. … [Read more...] about Pacifiers and Thumb Sucking: What Parents Need To Know
You’ve probably heard about Waterpiks by now. Maybe someone you know has one, or maybe you just heard about them from a reference on TV, like in this scene on Seinfeld. So, what’s the deal with these things, anyway? What is a Waterpik? A Waterpik (also known as an oral irrigator or dental … [Read more...] about What’s the Deal with Waterpiks?
Were you aware that your oral health can offer up clues to what else is going on in your body? Understanding the connection between your oral and overall health can help you to protect both your teeth and the rest of your body. Your mouth has quite a bit of bacteria, most of which are completely … [Read more...] about How Oral Health Affects your Overall Wellness
TMJ and teeth grinding are very big issues that are quite common among the adults. The National Sleep Foundation found that nearly 10% of adults in the United States suffer from TMJ or grind their teeth while sleeping. One-third of the parents of young children surveyed claimed that their child also … [Read more...] about 5 Things to Know about TMJ
Having a chipped tooth can make you feel very self-conscious. Unfortunately, you are much more likely to miss social engagements when you don't feel secure with your own appearance. Don’t let your insecurities stop you from living a full and meaningful life. There are ways to hide your chipped teeth … [Read more...] about 2 Ways to Hide Your Chipped Tooth
There comes a point in every parent’s life where you look at your child’s developing smile and wonder, “Does my child need braces?” The next question that quickly follows is usually, “Will they look fine without them?” Financial concerns may come next. Many children will need braces at some point … [Read more...] about Does My Child Need Braces?
Be honest: When you look in the mirror, how do you feel about your smile? Recently, the American Association of Orthodontists commissioned a study that shows over a third of American adults feel unsatisfied with the appearance of their smiles. Fortunately, cosmetic dentistry can correct many … [Read more...] about Do I Need Cosmetic Dentistry?
Have you ever found yourself faced with a dental emergency? At our practice, we understand sudden discomfort or injury is never planned. Fortunately, there are steps you can take the ease an uncomfortable situation until you can see the dentist. Dr. Adrian Vande Merwe offers tips for addressing the … [Read more...] about Addressing 5 Common Dental Emergency Situations
Have you ever experienced a sudden discomfort in a tooth? A toothache can be very uncomfortable and a warning sign of a more serious dental health problem. Once you understand the cause of your ache, you can be better prepared to prevent oral pain. Dr. Adrian Vande Merwe discusses the common causes … [Read more...] about What Causes Toothaches?