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3-D Printed Antimicrobial Teeth May Soon Be A Possibility

3-D Printed Antimicrobial Teeth May Soon Be A Possibility

Healthline (1/14, Barrett) reports that “the rapid evolution of 3-D printing technology in the dental industry will soon expand beyond simply creating crowns or dentures to incorporate chemicals that fight the bacteria that cause tooth decay and infection in the first place.” Researchers from the University of Groningen in the ...

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Team Member Highlight! Meet Jess

Team Member Highlight! Meet Jess

  Meet Jess! I grew up in a small town in North Dakota. After graduating, 2005 from the Dental Hygiene program at Minnesota State Community and Technical College. I worked as a Dental Hygienist for seven years in Northern Minnesota before moving to St. George, Utah in 2012. I enjoy traveling with ...

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Team Member Highlight! Alex

Team Member Highlight! Alex

I am fairly new to the Dental field and love interacting with people in a learning environment. I am taking my prerequisites at Dixie State University and plan to enter the Hygiene Program within the next year. I was born and raised in Logandale, Nevada. I come from a family ...

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Second Hand Smoke Studies

Second Hand Smoke Studies

Study: Children Living With Smokers More Likely To Develop Caries. Reuters (10/31, Rapaport) reported in continuing coverage that a study by researchers at Kyoto University in Japan found young children living in households with smokers were more likely to develop caries. The study found that children living with smokers were more ...

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Dental Tip Tuesday – Brushing VS. Flossing

Mayo Clinic: Oral Irrigators should not replace brushing, flossing."Healthy Lifestyle" blog considers whether flossing or an oral irrigator is more effective for cleaning "the tight spaces between the teeth." Although oral irrigators can be effective in removing food particles from teeth, Mayo Clinic advises, "If plain dental floss gets stuck ...

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Team Member Highlight! Meet Ashley!

Meet Ashley!I grew up in St. George, Utah which formed my love for the outdoors. I am an adventurous and fun loving person. You can find me at the gym or out by the pool. In my spare time I like doing crafts, hiking, spending time with my friends. I ...

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Team Member Highlight! Stephanie

Meet Stephanie!I love the healthcare industry. I started in the dental field in 2005 as a temporary summer job until I could continue my education in the medical field. I was bit by the dental assisting bug! I love it and I am a certified dental assistant! I love seeing ...

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Team Member Highlight! Janet

Meet Janet!I love when a patient sees their new smile for the first time! That moment changes their life and has changed mine for the better. I have been a dental assistant for seven years. I speak Spanish fluently and enjoy helping our Hispanic patients understand their treatment options. I ...

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10 Crazy & Fun Dental Facts

Here are ten wild and crazy dental facts that will make you smile and improve your health as well.By David M Dillon DMD1. The average human produces 25,000 quarts of saliva in a lifetime. That is enough spit to fill 2 swimming pools!2. You should not keep your toothbrush near ...

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Team Member Spotlight! Jodi

Meet Jodi!I grew up in Ogden, Utah. My husband and I settled in Hurricane, Utah in 2000 to raise our family. We have three beautiful daughters and enjoy the diversity that this area offers all outdoor lovers. I love painting whether it is on walls or a canvas or refinishing ...

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