Attack Of The Gummi Bear

Here at the West Jordan dental blog, we never like to be the bearers of bad news, but we are dedicated to our patients' oral health. So, today we offer a vital warning about a lesser-known danger of sticky candy. Most people probably know that sugar is not your...

Get Your Teeth In Shape, Salt Lake City!

These days Salt Lake City residents are more conscious of their health than ever. Many of us are trying to stay active, eat a balanced diet, and better manage stress. When you feel healthy, attractive, and happy, you smile more often. You want your smile to compliment...

You Can’t Afford Cheap Dental Work

Have you ever gotten a steal on a used car that turned out to be a lemon? After a couple years of never-ending repairs, you realized that it ended up costing as much as a new automobile would have. And after spending all that money, you still have a a lemon. The same...

What Is Laser Dentistry?

The word "LASER" is an acronym for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation. A laser device emits a powerful, highly-concentrated beam of light. (Didn't we all love the amazing laser weapons in 'Star Wars?') Lasers are used in hundreds of applications...

Hiccups In Your Dental Routine

The most common times people stop to brush their teeth are morning and night - either before or after breakfast, after dinner, or at bedtime. Common concerns that come with this routine involve hiccups in the schedule, from family life, shift work or exhaustion....

Why a Water Flosser Might be a Good Idea

Today, we're reviewing the water flosser, also known as interdental cleaner, interdental irrigator, or water jet. The first water-shooting device for cleaning between teeth was developed in the early 1960's by Colorado dentist Dr. Gerald Moyer and John Mattingly, a...