Dental Sealant Q & A

Q. What are dental sealants? A. Dental sealants are permanent plastic barriers applied to the biting surfaces of teeth. They prevent cavities by filling in the grooves and fissures where food particles are particularly difficult to remove. Most Salt Lake City...

Pamper Yourself With Professional Teeth Whitening

Do you ever treat yourself to a few hours of pampering and leave feeling relaxed and refreshed? Perhaps you get a massage or have dinner at a nice Salt Lake City restaurant. Have you ever thought about getting your teeth whitened? You get to relax in a comfy chair and...

Cavity Fighting Chewing Gum?

I’m Larry Johnson DDS of Cornertown Dentistry in Anytown. My patients often ask me if chewing xylitol gum is an effective substitute for tooth brushing and regular dental exams. Before I answer that question, let me tell you a little bit about xylitol: Xylitol...

5 Reasons To Schedule A Dental Cleaning Today

1. Protect Your Gums It’s not only extreme cavities that can damage a tooth until it is beyond saving. Gum disease that leads to bone loss is just as dangerous. Gum disease is caused by a buildup of plaque that creates pockets of infection between the gums and...