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Fluoride fun after Halloween

November 06, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   cavities,enamel,fluoride,kid teeth   |   0 Comments

We LOVED Halloween this year at Falling Creek Dental! We hope that all of our patients had a great day, too. What is one of the biggest factors to a successful Halloween? CANDY. So delicious! When it comes to your teeth, candy is OK in moderation, but it helps to strengthen your teeth after a […]

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Going against the grind – when to ask Dr. G about a mouthguard

The “daily grind” can have a completely different meaning when referring to grinding your teeth while you sleep. The medical term for grinding your teeth in your sleep is, “Bruxism,” and it can manifest itself as a  short term or lifelong habit. But when does it become more than a nuissance? If you experience any […]

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Baby teeth – why they’re so important to care for

August 19, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   baby teeth,Baby Teeth,kid teeth,Pediatric Dentistry   |   0 Comments

When those first few baby teeth erupt, you may be wondering what type of care they need…after all, they’re just going to end up falling out, right? “Baby teeth may be small, but they’re important. They act as placeholders for adult teeth. Without a healthy set of baby teeth, your child will have trouble chewing […]

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What you should know about composite veneers

Do dental veneers make sense for me? There are two types of veneers you can choose from as a patient – porcelain or composite. In this article, we will focus on composite veneers – when they are used, what they’re used for, when they’re a good idea, and when other options should be considered. When […]

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Vacation Tips To Keep Your Smile Healthy!

June 19, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Seasonal   |   0 Comments

SUMMER IS FINALLY HERE and you know what that means–family vacations, impromptu getaways and fun trips! Just like you, we couldn’t be more excited. As dental professionals, however, we want to make sure that when you leave on vacation, you don’t leave your oral hygiene behind. Follow these tips to keep your teeth healthy and bright, […]

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Teeth Contouring – how is it different from bonding?

Sometimes we notice little quirks about our smiles and wonder what a tweak here or there might do to its overall appearance. If this thought crosses your mind, teeth contouring may be a good option for you. Teeth contouring or reshaping can be combined with bonding to span unwanted gaps while contouring alone can improve crowding, […]

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FDA warns teething medicines unsafe, wants them off shelves (KSL Article)

May 27, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Baby Teeth,Pediatric Dentistry   |   0 Comments

By Matthew Perrone, Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd, 2018 @ 3:20pm WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials warned parents Wednesday about the dangers of teething remedies that contain a popular numbing ingredient and asked manufacturers to stop selling their products intended for babies and toddlers. The Food and Drug Administration said that various gels and creams containing […]

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Dental Bonding – is it right for me?

April 29, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Chipped teeth,Cosmetic Dentistry,Dental bonding,Teeth whitening   |   0 Comments

You’ve seen amazing before and after photos of dental implants, veneers, crowns, and bridges – but what about dental bonding? Dental bonding can be a great option for chipped teeth that haven’t experienced foundational damage. Dental bonding is a procedure in which a tooth-colored resin material (a durable plastic material) is applied and hardened with a […]

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In-office teeth whitening: results in just one hour!

March 12, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Cosmetic Dentistry,Teeth whitening   |   0 Comments

Check out this quick video overview to see how we whiten teeth in just one hour with Ultradent Boost: Call us today to schedule your in-office whitening at 801-495-3567.

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