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Holladay Family Dental's Dr. Cannon was recently featured in on Fox13 News in a segment titled, "Booming Forward: The importance of dental care for seniors". Dr. Cannon talks about the importance of regular dental care and checkups as we all age is more important than you might think. He points out that as we grow older so do our teeth and proper dental care is...

  From an early age, kids are taught the importance of brushing their teeth. They are taken to the dentist for regular checkups. It is something that parents stress for a long time. Something happens when the kids become adults. They forget the lessons they are taught as a child. Brushing the teeth becomes something that is forgotten on a regular basis. A trip to the dentist...

Cavities, also know as dental caries, are caused by decay that has worked its way though the outer protective enamel of the tooth. If not treated, a cavity will eventually lead to an abscess requiring a root canal or extraction. The Life-Cycle Of a Cavity A cavity starts with the wearing away of the hard surface layer of the tooth, typically by acid in the mouth. Constant...

Before going on a search for a good dentist who can perform cosmetic dentistry in Salt Lake City, Utah, it is a good idea to learn about they various cosmetic dentistry procedures. There are cosmetic procedures that can improve both the appearance and the health of a person’s teeth. The cost of the procedures and how they work all vary.  At Holladay Family Dentistry we...

Tooth sensitivity can range from a minor irritation when eating certain foods to something that is constantly painful. What many people don't realize is that there are multiple options for treating tooth sensitivity that don't involve avoiding hot or cold food, acidic food, or sweets. In a healthy mouth, the teeth are protected by enamel above the gum line, and cementum under the gum line. These...

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...

  Most children, as well as their parents, look forward to the day when they lose their first tooth. While it is an exciting time, it can also be a scary experience for children who aren't sure what to expect. When your child is getting ready to lose their baby teeth, get all of your questions answered beforehand so you are ready for this important milestone. What are...

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...