How Often Should I Replace My Toothbrush?

How Often Should I Replace My Toothbrush?

Too many people wait too long to get a new toothbrush, and this can contribute to poor dental health. At The Sugar House Dentist in Salt Lake City we recommend a new toothbrush about every three months. How often you replace your toothbrush depends, of course, on how often you use it. We recommend, strongly,…

Preventing Tooth Decay

Preventing Tooth Decay in Utah

Tooth decay remains the most important issue in dental health, and it affects people of all ages. At The Sugar House Dentist in Salt Lake City, we are committed to preventing tooth decay in our patients. It can be an uphill battle sometimes. Tooth decay is caused by bacteria. It merges with plaque and acids…

Health Habits To Keep You Smiling

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In this post from The Sugar House Dentist in Salt Lake City, we focus on behaviors that influence dental health. Of course, regular brushing and flossing are two important habits for healthy teeth, but there are many more things we can do to keep a healthy smile. Diet Do’s Do eat a nutritious diet with…

Bad Breath Is No Fun

Bad Breath Is No Fun For Salt Lake City Residents

This post from the The Sugar House Dentist in Salt Lake City takes on an unpleasant topic: bad breath. Imagine you are starting a new job and are going to meet with your new boss for the first time. Confidence is key to your success. As you reach out to shake the extended hand your…

Is Grandpa Smiling?

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How are Americans doing when it comes to the dental health of those who are sixty-five and over? Well, at The Sugar House Dentist in Salt Lake City, we’ve got some good news and bad news. The Good News: Tooth decay rates in older Americans has decreased in the past thirty years. The Bad News:…

Danger Zone! 5 Signs Of Gum Disease

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Here is important news for anyone who cares about their dental health: gum disease is a leading cause of tooth loss among adults. There is also evidence that it is associated with heart disease. At The Sugar House Dentist in Salt Lake City, gum disease is easy to treat if it is caught in the…