Using Nature As Our Guide

Larry Johnson at Cornertown Dentistry performs complete smile re-designs that turn ordinary teeth (or even teeth with considerable problems) into remarkable smiles. If you have been considering a smile makeover, you probably want to know if you will still look like...

Are You Getting Your Dose Of D?

Most Salt Lake City people know that vitamin D is important for healthy teeth and bones, but many of us fail to get adequate amounts. Today’s article is a friendly reminder to our patients – especially expectant mothers – about the importance of...

Quirky Dental Facts That May Surprise You

In today’s Cornertown Dentistry post, we share some fun facts about dentistry. Enjoy! Many dental patients are aware that before there was formal dental training and licensing, barbers often performed dental procedures. But did you know that blacksmiths also...

Dead Or Just Sick?

Since our teeth don’t ‘grow’ and the enamel is not comprised of living cells, sometimes we forget that teeth are alive. We are reminded that they have active nerves when we have a toothache or sudden sensitivity to hot or cold food. Like other...

Why a Water Flosser Might be a Good Idea

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

You May Have Gingivitis

Every person’s mouth provides a cozy home for over 600 types of bacteria. If you are enthusiastic about oral hygiene and have healthy gums, these microbes usually don’t impact your health. However, if you have gum disease, bacteria can enter your...

Preventing Gum Disease At Cornertown Dentistry

Run your tongue along the gumline behind your lower front teeth. Do you feel a ridge? This is probably tartar or dental calculus. Even if you brush and floss regularly, plaque and tartar can gradually accumulate. If not removed, these bacteria-breeding substances...

Happy Teeth Don’t Just Happen

Keeping your teeth clean is a vital factor in maintaining a beautiful smile. One of the benefits of visiting your dentist frequently is receiving a thorough teeth cleaning and a review of your brushing habits. Your Partner in Oral Health Our dental hygienist can...

Our Dental Team Takes Care Of You

At Cornertown Dentistry, each dental professional on our team helps us operate smoothly and provide a high standard of care. Today’s article will focus on the duties of a dental assistant. You possibly think of the dental assistant as: “The one who...