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<p><img alt="" src="/dental-images/holladay-family-dental-services-age.jpg" style="border: 0px;" />Children and adults need to visit the dentist regularly throughout their lives. It's common for people to wonder the proper age for dentist visits. Each phase of life presents new challenges for oral hygiene.</p> <h4><strong>Babies</strong>: Dental Services Age 0-12 Months</h4> <p>The earlier a child visits the dentist the better off he or she will be with their anxieties. Some people are afraid...

Your dental score is a numerical value which can help you determine how at risk you are for various dental illnesses or diseases. By tallying together a variety of risk factors, you can determine how close you are to ideal dental health conditions. Your score covers the health of your teeth, gums, and mouth, and can help you plan a dental healthcare plan, or help...

Many people believe that they don't need to go to the dentist if their teeth don't hurt. The trouble is that cavities only begin to hurt when they expose sensitive nerves. Cavities can progress for several weeks, or even months, before they begin to approach these nerves, which means that you could have cavities right now and not even know it. Pain is a symptom that lets...

The era of consumer choice is upon us. It used to be that the biggest decision in buying a toothbrush had to do with the firmness of the bristles. Now there is a great variety of both manual and electric models. The question for most people is whether or not the added cost of an electric toothbrush is worth the money. The Differences Between Them A manual toothbrush...

Learning about the Dental Cone CT Machine If you're a patient of a dentist in Salt Lake City, Utah is you were told you need a cone beam CT scan taken, you might think you're going to take part in some type of science fiction experiment. Technology is always improving and many dentists in Salt Lake City are taking advantage of what the cone beam CT...

Periodontal disease, also referred to as gum disease, encompasses a variety of diseases and health issues, ranging from something as mild as inflamed gums to something as serious as periodontitis. These diseases affect the bone and soft tissue that surround and support your teeth. Gingivitis, a common form of gum disease, is relatively mild; any swollen or bleeding gums caused by gingivitis can usually be treated by brushing and flossing your...

Gingivitis is one of the most common diseases in the world, and almost every patient will have to deal with it at some point in their life. Also called gum disease, this condition can wreak havoc on a patient's oral health and result in a variety of unwanted side effects ranging from bad breath to tooth loss. These are just a few of the reasons that everyone should know how...

Did you know your heart health is directly linked to dental health? A healthy mouth is one of the first lines of defense against heart disease. In contrast a mouth that's full of bacteria and decay has a direct correlation to heart disease and a risk of the bacteria in the mouth traveling through the blood stream to the heart. Experts say there are other reasons...

Being covered by two dental insurance plans means that you are fortunate enough to have what is known as dual coverage. This does not mean that your coverage is doubled; it simply means that your dentist insurance providers will work together to coordinate your benefits You will likely receive lower out-of-pocket expenses pertaining to your dental care – a huge plus. When you find the right dentist...

Once a person has all of the baby teeth fall out and the adult teeth grow in, the expectation is that their will last the lifetime of the individual. That may be the ideal goal, but it is rarely a reality. It is estimated that almost everyone will have lost at least one if not more of their teeth by the time they are 50....