Crowns Can Be Used to Address Many Issues

A dental crown in , , is basically a replica of the tooth enamel layer of a tooth that has been damaged from decay. It is commonly crafted from either porcelain, gold or base metal alloys. The crown itself is hollow so it can be anchored on a post-like abutment that is formed from the… Read more »

Denture Adhesive Has Several Benefits for People with Dentures

Your dentures in , , were created with the help of a detailed impression of your mouth. This gives the appliance a naturally secure fit with your gums and the surrounding teeth. Even though dentures have a firm hold, many denture wearers elect to use denture adhesive. This can serve to provide an extra strong… Read more »

A Tooth Lost to Severe Decay Can Often Be Replaced by a Dental Implant

Untreated cavities pose a serious threat to the long-term health and integrity of a tooth. In time, the decay can become so severe that it results in the total loss of the tooth. Even if some of the tooth remains, Dr. might need to extract it to prevent future complications. Once your gums have completely… Read more »

Prevention and Treatment of Gum Disease Involves Many Factors

If plaque and residual food particles are not cleaned away by twice-daily brushing and flossing, they can harden into tartar near the gum line. Tartar is dense with harmful bacteria that can have a negative impact on the health of your gums. The American Dental Association recommends that you brush your teeth twice each day, immediately… Read more »

Calm Your Dental Fears with Nitrous Oxide

Have you been putting off needed dental treatment because you have a tendency towards dental anxiety? Is your healthy smile paying the price? If so, our team at Fort Union Family Dental is here to help. Our experienced dentist, Dr. Todd Larsen, is happy to offer nitrous oxide for our patients in Midvale, Utah, and the… Read more »