It is estimated that over 5 million teeth are knocked out yearly and a significant portion of these dental traumas occur on the playing field or court. Each dislodged tooth requires several trips to the dentist and hundreds of dollars in restoration expenses. Not to mention pain! I’m Dr. Clint Blackwood of Salt Lake Dental…
At Salt Lake Dental Care, Dr. Clint Blackwood is often asked how to choose the most basic tool of oral hygiene, the toothbrush. Picking a toothbrush in Murray can be as difficult as choosing a paint color, and there seem to be just as many choices.
Hi. I’m Dr. Clint Blackwood. Welcome to my Murray dental blog. Today we’ll be looking at the complexity and importance of your saliva. Though most people in the Sandy, Taylorsville, or Draper areas may think it’s gross, saliva is essential to dental health as well as digestion.
Toothaches always get worse on Friday night right before the weekend.
Waiting to care for a sore tooth may leave your Salt Lake City dentist saying things like “I wish you had come to me sooner.” Even with all the various causes of mouth concerns, a toothache sends a simple, clear message: get it checked!
Hopefully you are one of many health-conscious Murray residents who are finding ways to get outside or to the gym and get moving. There has been an explosion in the variety of activities offered by personal trainers, all-purpose Murray gyms, specialty facilities, and Utah recreation departments in recent years.
With all these exciting ways to exercise becoming commonplace, people in the Sandy, Taylorsville, and Draper areas may not be aware of the tooth risks associated with them.
Are you worried about seeing the dentist? Are you distressed about discussing your smile? Settling into the reality of what you are prepared to discuss with your dentist is the first step to relief. 1. Talk To Us: Whether you want to have sedation dentistry or teeth whitening done, call now to schedule a consultation. If…
Hello, welcome to the Salt Lake Dental Care blog. Today we are going to talk about dry mouth, an unpleasant condition that can actually endanger the oral health of Murray Salt Lake Dental Care dentistry patients.
Dental patients in the Sandy, Taylorsville, and Draper areas know that regular brushing and flossing are essential for optimal oral health. However, the bristles of your toothbrush can’t reach into every small groove and depression in your teeth, especially the really bumpy back teeth. That’s where sealants can be invaluable.
The reason dentists like potatoes is because they are so “filling!” Ba-dum ching.
Lame joke, I know. But seriously, the wiser our patients in Draper and Sandy are about what they eat, the easier it will be to care for their dear old teeth.