3 Cavity Fighters For Murray Kids

Draper Pediatric and Cosmetic Dentistry

Most parents know children’s oral health basics: brush regularly, reduce sugar intake, limit snacking, and get adequate amounts of calcium and Vitamin D. Salt Lake Dental Care – Clint Blackwood DDS recommends three additional tools for preventing cavities in toddlers and children. Sealants Fluoride supplements Oral rinses Resin dental sealants are applied by your dentist.…

Does Your Teen Have Unique Dental Challenges?

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adolescent dental health

The team at Salt Lake Dental Care – Clint Blackwood DDS wants to discuss teenager oral health and some issues your teen might have. When it comes to oral health, adolescence is a pivotal time. On the upside, the last of the permanent teeth come in providing young men and women with their “adult smile.”…

Should You Let Your Teen Get An Oral Piercing?

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dangers of oral piercings Murray

An increasing number of Murray adolescents are sporting tongue, cheek, and lip piercings. The team at Salt Lake Dental Care – Clint Blackwood DDS knows the dental health dangers your teen will face. What if your teen asked you for permission to get an oral piercing? The team at Salt Lake Dental Care – Clint Blackwood…

Toddler With A Toothache?

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When your toddler complains of mouth pain, you want to relieve it as soon as possible. Salt Lake Dental Care – Clint Blackwood DDS is a leading family practice that emphasizes baby and toddler teeth and how to care for them POSSIBLE CAUSES OF TODDLER ORAL PAIN Tooth decay Emerging teeth Chipped or cracked tooth…

Which Type of Toothbrush is Best?

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Toothbrush Wars in Salt Lake City

It may surprise you to know that some people have very strong opinions about which type of toothbrush is the best: manual or electric. The team at Salt Lake Dental Care – Clint Blackwood DDS in Murray hears this question a lot. Is there really one that is clearly better? Most dentists will tell you that…

Dental Care For ICU Patients Lowers Infection Risk

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At Salt Lake Dental Care – Clint Blackwood DDS, we’d like to focus on an article that appeared in ScienceDaily.com. The article describes a study of Brazilian ICU patients that compared infection rates of those who received enhanced oral care instead of routine oral care. The patients who received the more intense dental care were…

Protect Young Smiles for Active Kids

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Protect Murray Kids

Primary teeth are important.   Salt Lake Dental Care – Clint Blackwood DDS wants to help protect young athlete’s teeth. If you have a child who plays youth sports such as soccer or baseball, they can be very risky for your child’s teeth. Football can be a heavy contact sport, yet there is a relatively…