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9 12, 2016

Cavities on the Rise Among Utah Children

By | December 9th, 2016|Dental Education|0 Comments

Oral health among Utah children is a rising concern for the Utah Department of Oral Health. Despite these concerns, health officials say these issues are preventable. SALT LAKE CITY — It's hard enough to get 7-year-olds like Donavan Peterson to brush and floss — much less to keep them away from the soda and sweets [...]

10 07, 2012

Preventing and Understanding Tooth Decay

By | July 10th, 2012|Dental Education|0 Comments

I have a great job--I get to meet lots of people.  They come from all walks of life:  age, gender, ethnicity, language, employment, disabilities and other differences make meeting people exciting and enjoyable. Regardless of their differences, most people have suffered or currently suffer from dental decay, or cavities.  I am certain that 100% of [...]

26 04, 2011

Is your diet affecting your risk of cavities?

By | April 26th, 2011|Dental Hygiene Tips|2 Comments

Everything that enters our mouths in some way affects the health of our teeth and the tissues, especially our diet and food habits.  The types of food we eat and when we eat them is definitely something to consider when assessing the health of your mouth. One word I will use that will be good [...]