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...

Dental Care For ICU Patients Lowers Infection Risk

Hi, I'm Dentist Neal Baird of Mountain View Dental Care. Today's post focuses on an interesting article that appeared recently on Science Daily.com. The article describes a study of Brazilian ICU patients that compared infection rates of those who received enhanced...

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...

3 Smart Smile Solutions

In today's article we will concentrate on three innovative procedures used in smile makeovers. 1. Tooth Implants Tooth implants are altering the face of dentistry. For most patients, a dental implant is the optimal solution for a missing tooth. A dental implant is a...

What’s The Latest With Veneers?

One of the latest breakthroughs in West Jordan cosmetic dentistry is prepless veneers. Though thousands of Ogden and Sandy smile restoration patients who have received traditional veneers are happy with the results, some Utah dental patients have delayed this...

Dental Problem? There Is Always A Solution!

There is no doubt that a healthy, pleasing smile positively influences one’s life. It lets us convey confidence and friendliness in business and social settings. A beautiful healthy smile also influences our personal relationships. When we smile, we appear (and...

Does My Dentist Care About My Diet?

When people in the Salt Lake City area think of diet and oral health, they often think about the damage sweet drinks can cause to teeth. While it's true that these harmful sugars cause increased acidity in the mouth and lead to tooth decay, soda and sugary-fruit...