Take 5: Straight Talk About Braces

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The dental health of our patients is always our top priority at Aspen Dental of Cache Valley, which is one reason why we are big advocates of straight, healthy teeth. People who are facing braces may think it’s just about straightening their teeth. But perhaps more important is that by changing teeth alignment we are…

Logan Mouths And Stomatitis

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Ouch! The mouth is a bad place for injuries, sores, or inflammation. Even the smallest irritation in the mouth can cause serious discomfort. This blog post from Aspen Dental of Cache Valley is about these non-specific irritations in the mouth called stomatitis. A good general definition for stomatitis is the inflammation of the membranes in…

Captivate Audiences Once Again

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Remember when being a toothless five-year-old charmed friends and family? When a lisp was considered adorable and endearing? Doesn’t really work for adults. At Aspen Ridge Dental of Cache Valley we can restore missing teeth with lifelike dental implants. A single-tooth dental implant consists of three parts: the implant itself, a connecting piece called an…

Infant And Toddler Teeth Care

Infant and Toddler Teeth Care

Parents should bring their kids into see us at Aspen Dental of Cache Valley as soon as their first tooth comes in, or by their first birthday. After that, we like to have our young patients go on a twice-a-year appointment schedule so we can keep a close eye on their developing dental health. As…

The Tea And Teeth Question

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Here’s a riddle from Aspen Dental of Cache Valley: What do you call a dentist who doesn’t like tea? Why, Denis, of course. Lame jokes aside, a common concern for patients is stained teeth. In this blog post, we’ll talk about a common cause of tooth staining: dark beverages, including tea. Over time, tea can…

Root Canal vs Dental Implant

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In this post from Aspen Dental of Cache Valley, we are going to talk about root canals, tooth extraction, and dental implants. When a tooth’s nerve and pulp becomes infected, we make a judgment call: whether to try saving the tooth with root canal therapy, or extracting it. Sometimes patients think an extraction is the…

Why a Water Flosser Might be a Good Idea

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Water flossers have been around for more than fifty years, and there have been at least that many studies on their effectiveness. At Aspen Dental of Cache Valley we’re using this space to present what is known about water flossers, and whether they’re better than ordinary string floss in preventing tooth decay other issues. Dental…