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Dr. Greaves Blog

In a previous blog post, we talked about foods that can stain your teeth. Not all foods cause stains, however. There are many foods that help your mouth to stay healthy and your smile to be bright, some you may not have thought could help. Fibrous fruits and veggies Fibrous food keeps smiles white. These are foods naturally containing fiber like apples, pears, and many raw veggies...

Electric toothbrush or manual toothbrush - which cleans your teeth best? People have been asking this question virtually since the electric toothbrush was first invented. There's arguments in favor of each, but how do you begin to cut through all the noise to get to the heart of the issue? That's what we plan to do here today. We'll outline some of the biggest differences between...

Receiving a pediatric dental checkup is vital to helping your child and/or children obtain optimal oral health. However, scheduling dental services like cleaning and routine examinations in advance of experiencing an acute problem and/or dental emergency, as well as ahead of specific times and events may benefit you and your child and/or children on a long-term basis. The following short blog explains some of the...

Many people think of gum disease as an adult problem. However, this oral malady is growing in children at alarming rates. The following short blog examines why this disturbing phenomenon has and continues to occur, as well as the signs and symptoms of kids gum disease that parents should pay close attention to. How Serious Is Kids Gum Disease? Information gathered by the Centers For Disease Control...

When it's time for a pediatric dental checkup, you may be worried that the tears will come along with it. It's understandable while children can experience dental anxiety, but it doesn't have to be that way! Try these tips to make the dentist a little less painful for you and your kids. 1. Use strategic wording Sometimes the words we use invoke negative emotions. Think carefully about the...

If your New Year’s resolution is to improve your smile, lucky for you, several options exist. We live in an age with advanced dental technology available to help us look and feel great. See the other January blog entries to learn about GLO whitening and dental bridges. This article will discuss three other options you have to make your smile the best it can be—bonding, veneers,...

It’s a new year and a great time to improve your smile, your bite, and the health of your mouth. If you have a gap in your mouth from a missing tooth, it can be greatly improved with a bridge. This article will tell you all you need to know about bridges. What is a bridge? A bridge is a fixed dental restoration, meaning that it is...

It’s the last part of January. Even though we’re only a few weeks into the New Year, did you know that the majority of Americans have already abandoned their New Year’s resolutions? It’s kind of sad, isn’t it? So many of us start the year off with gusto, only to abandon our hopes before Valentine’s Day? Well it doesn’t have to be this way. So...

It’s January, the beginning of a new year. Start the year off right with a fresher, more confident you! At Holladay Family Dental, we want our patients to be confident in their smiles! We try to stay on the cutting edge of technology and pass the benefits on to you. We now offer an innovative whitening system that gives awesome results without sensitivity. It’s the GLO...

You may have heard people mention “laughing” gas in passing conversations but what is it really? Does it make you laugh? Is it safe? If you are like most people, you have heard about laughing gas but don’t know much about what is it or how it works. Hopefully, this article will give you the info you need to know if laughing gas as a...