Category Archives: Dentist

What Are Those Black Triangle-Shaped Spaces Between My Teeth?

Dr Joseph R Nemeth WHAT CAUSES BLACK TRIANGLES BETWEEN YOUR TEETH? So you’ve noticed there’s a black space between your teeth that’s shaped like a triangle. It didn’t used to be there and then it was just kinda small and now it’s a pretty big gap. WHAT is going on? Are your teeth separating? Probably not. Are they […]

Why do Dental Implants cost so much?

1st Family Dental Why do dental implants cost so much?! If you’ve ever had a tooth extracted, by accident or by a dentist, then you’ve probably looked into your tooth replacement options, including dental implants. There’s no question that implants are the best longterm tooth replacement option, but the cost of the procedure can give some patients […]

4 Ways to Have a Halloween You Can Feel Good About (Without the Kids Calling You Lame)

Dr. Mark Burhenne In my early years as a dentist and a father, I used to feel bad around Halloween. But it’s funny how 30 years of fatherhood and the joys of trick-or-treating with my daughters will change your perspective! I’ve come to realize that we can find a happy middle ground and have a […]

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

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 […]