Oral Health Advantages: Gum Disease Detection

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Have you ever inspected your mouth for any signs of periodontal disease? If you feel as if your gums look different or even feel different, take a closer look and set up a daily checklist to determine if periodontal disease is present. Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, means there is an infection in… Read more »

You Can Strengthen Your Teeth with Fluoride

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Do you want a strong and healthy smile free of dental issues? Then you’ll definitely want to nourish your teeth with fluoride. Fluoride is a normal mineral that is tremendously useful for your teeth. In fact, daily fluoride exposure is not only healthy; it’s important. Fluoride gives your teeth the ability to combat plaque growth… Read more »

A Loose Dental Crown Needs to Be Seen by a Dentist

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Dental crowns are typically cemented onto their anchoring abutment with a strong dental adhesive. This will bond the dental work in place with the same strength you enjoyed in the natural tooth. Unfortunately, poor oral hygiene habits can affect your gum health and gradually start to weaken the dental cement that holds your dental crown… Read more »

Don’t Lose Your Teeth To Gum Disease

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Periodontal disease, the medical term for gum disease, is a bacterial infection and inflammation of the gums caused by hard tartar at the gum line. This affects roughly forty-seven percent of the population over 30. Because its early stages are pain-free, it can often go undetected until more painful symptoms emerge. Periodontal disease can be… Read more »

Important Tips to Prevent Cavities and Gum Disease

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Are you taking care of your smile as well as you could be? Do you practice daily habits such as brushing and flossing regularly to ensure plaque buildup does not occur around your teeth? The prevention of plaque buildup is a key component to excellent oral health as plaque can house dangerous bacteria known to… Read more »

Dentures Can Serve to Fully Restore Your Compromised Teeth

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Long-term problems with periodontal disease, tooth decay or other oral health complications can severely compromise the full function of your mouth. Beyond simply impairing your ability to adequately chew food, it can impact your speech and leave you feeling self-conscious about your smile. In a case like this, our dentist might recommend restoring the full… Read more »

Periodontal Disease? We Can Help!

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At Healy Dental Care, Dr. James R. Healy and our experienced team are happy to help our patients in Ogden, Utah, and the neighboring communities achieve beautiful, healthy smiles. A healthy smile is not only about your pearly whites, but about your gum health as well. While the early stages of gum disease respond well to improved… Read more »