Choosing A Toothbrush

At Aspen Dental of Cache Valley we can’t do enough to stress the importance of dental health. It’s more than having healthy teeth and gums: the link between dental health and overall health is by now well-established. This means that brushing and flossing your teeth each and every day, without fail, is essential to your…

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

Cache Valley Mouths And Stomatitis

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…

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…

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…

Are Childhood Cavities Inevitable?

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While it’s true that children will eventually lose their baby teeth, that doesn’t mean you can neglect their dental health. Cavities in baby teeth are not inevitable, and parents should instill good dental care habits in their children. That includes understanding the importance of checkups at Aspen Dental of Cache Valley. Dental care should begin…