Should You Let Your Teen Get An Oral Piercing?

Categories: Dental Health
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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?

Categories: Dental Health

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…

Is Grandpa Smiling?

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry
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The team at Salt Lake Dental Care – Clint Blackwood DDS wants to discuss how are Americans doing when it comes to the dental health of the 65+ population. The Good News: The rate of decay in the elderly has decreased in the past thirty years.1 The Bad News: 25% of persons age 65+ have…

Eruption Charts: Not As Scary As They Sound

Categories: Family Dentistry
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Today the team at Salt Lake Dental Care – Clint Blackwood DDS examines eruption charts. An eruption chart is simply a listing of the different types of teeth in the mouth and when, typically, they come out, or ‘erupt’ from the gums. An eruption chart tells you when you can expect baby teeth to erupt and…

Dental Miracles Seen And Unseen At Salt Lake Dental Care – Clint Blackwood DDS

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry
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At Salt Lake Dental Care – Clint Blackwood DDS  we provide comprehensive full service dentistry for patients in Salt Lake City and surrounding communities. Quality dental care and cosmetic dental procedures can be extremely visible -think porcelain veneers, dental crowns, and teeth whitening. Today, however, let’s talk about some unseen procedures that can contribute to…

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

Categories: Dental Health
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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…

Feel Like A Movie Star With A Smile Makeover

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry
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Most celebrities flash stunning smiles that don’t appear to have any flaws.  At Salt Lake Dental Care – Clint Blackwood DDS , we can help you attain that stunning smile so you can flash it all day long. Have you ever noticed that some famous individuals with perfect smiles didn’t have the best teeth early…

Protect Young Smiles for Active Kids

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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…