Start Early to Save for Retirement

        James Jolley – a Financial Advisor for Wells Fargo Advisors in Salt Lake City, Utah providing retirement planning for medical professionals. It’s never too early to start saving for retirement.  The sooner you can start saving for retirement the longer your hard earned money has the ability to compound.  Even if […]

Gingivitis: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

Gingivitis: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

Christian Nordqvist Gingivitis is a common type of periodontal disease. Gingivitis means inflammation of the gums (gingiva). It commonly occurs because of a film of bacteria that accumulate on the teeth – plaque; this is known as plaque-induced gingivitis. Gingivitis is a non-destructive type of periodontal disease. However, if left untreated, gingivitis can progress to periodontitis, which is more serious and […]

Mouth Breathing: Symptoms, Complications, and Treatments

Mouth Breathing: Symptoms, Complication and Treatments

Jacquelyn Cafasso When is it OK to breathe through your mouth? Breathing provides your body with the oxygen it needs to survive. It also allows you to release carbon dioxide and waste. We have two air passageways to our lungs — the nose and the mouth. Healthy people use both their nose and their mouth […]

Just Say No to Fruit Juice Before Age 1

Just say no to Fruit Juice before age 1 When the labels claim “100% juice,” “no added sugar” and “all natural,” it’s tempting to think that juice is a good nutritional choice for children. That’s why parents buy gallons of it every year, daycares stock juice boxes adorned with beloved cartoon characters, and school cafeterias serve juice to help satisfy the USDA daily […]

Bleeding Gums: What it Means and When to See Your Dentist

Dr. Mark Burhenne Seeing blood in your sink after you brush your teeth can be alarming, but there’s no need to panic. You may be able to cure your bleeding gums without even seeing a dentist, depending on the situation. In this article, I’ll explain the common causes of bleeding gums, what you can do […]

11 Ways To Get Your Kids To Take Care Of Their Teeth

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Lucy Wyndham Tooth decay is the most common chronic disease found in American children. That’s a shocking statistic because in most cases, tooth decay is preventable. You might think that the state of children’s teeth isn’t a big deal. After all, kids lose their baby teeth and replace them with adult teeth anyway. It’s not […]

Implant Market Continues to Thrive

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Kim Molinaro The implant market has been strong for the past decade—and shows no signs of slowing down. In fact, 86% of respondents to LMT’s 2017 Implant Survey* say their implant business has improved in the past three years, and 61% rate the state of their current implant business as either “good” or “booming.” “Implants have become […]

The Cost of NOT Replacing a Missing Tooth


 1st Family Dental “How Not Replacing a Missing Tooth can Impact Your Life According to the American College of Prosthodontics, 178 million people in the United States are missing at least one tooth and more than 35 million people don’t have any teeth, at all. Tooth loss occurs due to a number of issues, including wear, […]

Achieving Natural Tissue Contours: A Predictable and Simplified Technique

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Dr. Dino Javaheri INTRODUCTION Although the functional success rate of dental implants is very high, aesthetic failures still occur in the maxillary anterior region. In addition to the standard aesthetic issues with tooth-supported crowns, implants have multiple additional factors that cannot be ignored, like tissue contours, tissue height, and the abutment emergence profile. These extra […]