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...

Why Is Dry Mouth Risky For Your Teeth?

Hello, welcome to the Cornertown Dentistry blog. Today we are going to talk about Dry Mouth, an unpleasant condition that can actually impact oral health. Reduction of saliva flow resulting in a dry mouth is a common issue, especially among older adults. However, men...

Oral Health For Anytown Diabetics

Today’s Salt Lake City dental article is entitled ‘Oral Health For Salt Lake City Diabetics.’ Many Salt Lake City people with diabetes have dental problems. However, gum disease, tooth loss, and periodontal disease are not unavoidable. Blood sugar is...