Which Type of Toothbrush is Best?

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Is an electric toothbrush better than a manual toothbrush for cleaning your teeth? In this article from The Fort Union Dentist in Midvale UT, we won’t recommend one over the other. We’re just going to take a close look at the electric toothbrush. Electric toothbrushes have been commercially available in the United States since the…

Are You Watching For Cavities?

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Tooth decay is one of the most common health problems there is. Are you doing everything you can to prevent it? In this post from The Fort Union Dentist in Midvale UT, we have some practical ideas that can help. Avoid Refined Sugar This one is probably obvious, but avoiding sugar should be your number…

Call Them What You Will, Just Keep Them Healthy

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Chompers. Pearly Whites. Dents. Gnashers. Grills. While you can switch up what you call them, at The Fort Union Dentist in Midvale UT, we advise you to never switch up a well-engrained oral health routine. Practicing proper oral hygiene daily will pay off throughout your life. You’ll prevent tooth decay, plaque, and gum disease, not…

4 Reasons To Look For The ADA Seal

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Here’s a suggestion from The Fort Union Dentist in Midvale UT: when you go to the store for dental products, be sure that what you choose has the American Dental Association Seal of Acceptance. Here are four ways the ADA seal can help you make good oral care choices for you and your family. Products…

Yes, We Treat Bad Breath

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At The Fort Union Dentist in Midvale UT, dental patients often ask us if mouthwash cures bad breath. We tell them that treating bad breath with a mouthwash is like drenching yourself with cologne instead of taking a shower. Mouthwash is only a temporary mask for odor caused by poor oral hygiene, tongue bacteria, or…

Still Have Your Wisdom Teeth?

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Wisdom teeth usually come in between ages 16 and 24. They aren’t always troublesome, but they can be. At The Fort Union Dentist in Midvale UT, we offer wisdom tooth extraction. Wisdom teeth are sometimes called “third molars.” That’s because they really are; they’re the molars furthest back in the mouth. For some people, they…