Oral Cancer: Early Diagnosis Makes A Big Difference

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When it comes to oral cancer statistics, two numbers are key: 40% and 90%. 40% of individuals who receive a late-stage diagnosis die within five years. However, the survival rate for early stage diagnosis is 90%. Oral Cavity and Oropharynx—Mouth and Throat Cancers that start in the mouth (or oral cavity) are called oral cancers.…

Beware of an Acidic Diet

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Most people don’t think of a tooth as a body part that fluctuates in strength. Our teeth seem to have a steady hardness and dependably grind food whenever we need them. However, teeth are dynamic organisms with uninterrupted chemical processes. Tooth Enamel Varies in Strength The protective enamel that covers the softer interior is comprised…

What Is Crown Lengthening?

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Perfect smiles created at Aspen Dental of Cache Valley often require crown lengthening. Crown lengthening surgery is a safe and effective procedure that exposes more of the visible part of the tooth. Some patients undergo crown lengthening surgery at Aspen Dental of Cache Valley to alter their gummy smiles. A gummy smile refers to upper…

Aspen Dental of Cache Valley Patients Have A Choice In Dental Fillings

Cache Valley Dental Patients Want A Choice In Dental Fillings

With all the talk in Cache Valley of multi-procedure smile makeovers involving veneers, porcelain crowns, bridges, teeth whitening, dental implants, and invisible braces, sometimes the traditional dental filling is overlooked. If a cavity progresses no further than a filling, Utah cosmetic dental patients can avoid more extensive and invasive treatments. Today, let’s talk about dental…

The Link Between Gum Disease and Viral Infections

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The COVID-19 pandemic has increased public awareness of the danger of viruses and the importance of a strong immune system. Our Immune System Protects Against Serious Illness The variation in the seriousness of COVID-19 illness is due, in part, to the strength of natural biological defenses. Of course, you may be wondering why we’re reviewing…