Enamel Erosion: Test Your Knowledge Here

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Did you know it’s best to prevent enamel erosion as much as possible? Well, it’s true, especially because enamel erosion can severely harm your smile. Unfortunately, it’s tough to prevent enamel erosion when you don’t know much about it. So, our dentist, Dr. Keith Dodge, encourages you to test your enamel erosion knowledge today by… Read more »

Never Give Up on Brushing and Flossing

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It is important to take the time every day to make sure your mouth is being cleaned correctly. Although brushing your teeth is extremely important for maintaining optimal health and keeping your enamel strong, your toothbrush will not be able to adequately clean between teeth. To accomplish this task, you must also make sure you… Read more »

Try a Healthy Diet for Your Teeth

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Are you interested in having a healthy diet for your body and smile? Did you know there are foods that are great for your teeth? Well, it’s true! To give you more information about your oral health, our dentist, Dr. Keith Dodge with Dodge Family Dental in Orem, Utah, is happy to provide these tips…. Read more »

Answer Your Questions on Chewing Gum

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  Keep your smile safe from the risks that may be present in your oral health. Effective oral hygiene habits are essential to keep your mouth clean. Beyond brushing and flossing, it is important to wash out your mouth after eating. Due to the heightened risk of sensitivity to your teeth, alternative methods of brushing will… Read more »

Help Your Smile Flourish With These Dental Health Tips

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To help your smile flourish, the American Dental Association recommends that you brush and floss to remove oral bacteria and dental plaque daily. For optimal results, brush your teeth every day for at least two minutes twice a day, as this is proven to fight tooth decay and gum disease. Oral Hygiene Give yourself the… Read more »

Help With Thumb Sucking

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Some children resort to thumb sucking as a coping mechanism for stress. However, prolonged thumb sucking can damage your child’s teeth and gums, and you should encourage them to quit. For more information, see below: – If a child sucks their thumb, they could introduce new bacteria to their mouths. – Thumb sucking usually can… Read more »