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Team member spotlight! Bronwyn

Meet Bronwyn!Raised in St. George, Utah. Graduated from Dixie College and Idaho State University with Bachelors in Dental Hygiene. I am married and have two grown sons. I have been practicing Dental Hygiene since 1988. I decided I wanted to be a Hygienist when I was in high school. There ...

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Fluoride for children

Did you know that Saint George does not have fluoride in the water? Children in our town should be on fluoride supplements starting at age 6 months until 16 years. These are the years that their adult teeth are developing. Their teeth will be strengthened and more resistant to cavities ...

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Floss the teeth you want to keep!

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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What goes with National Lipstick Day? White Teeth of Course!

What goes with National Lipstick Day? White Teeth of Course!

 Our office offers three different types of teeth whitening methods. There is a method for everyone! The first and easiest is using custom whitening trays and gel. This type of whitening has really improved over the years. You used to wear the trays and gel overnight and that caused ...

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Don’t Rush the Brush, Brush to the Beat!

Don’t Rush the Brush, Brush to the Beat!

Last week on our brushing tips for a stellar smile, we talked about brushing to a song on the radio. This weeks article extends upon that - Brushing to the BEAT!Despite the variety and advancements in toothbrushes today, people don't brush long enough to get the best results, reports the ...

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Dental Hygiene tips for a stellar smile

Article from the Academy of General DentistryHygiene tips for a stellar smile* Brush with the radio on- dentists recommend brushing for the entire length of a song.*Use fluoridated, antimicrobial toothpastes and mouth rinses. They help to make the tooth structure resistant to decay.* Keep oral hygiene products at work. Studies ...

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Dental Tip Tuesday-Five tips you probably haven’t heard from a dentist before

Five Tips you probably haven't heard from a dentist beforeTips from Plumb Dental - Dr. Scott Ellis 1. How can you get your children to brush better? Show your children online pictures of rampant dental caries. This is a big deterrent for them eating loads of treats and a great incentive ...

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Dental tip Tuesday – How to improve your dental health

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Dental Tips for Pregnant Women

A recent study showed that 42.5% of pregnant women were not seeing the dentist during their pregnancies. It's super important to see your dentist during pregnancy because not only may he/she be able to recognize specific oral health conditions that regularly occur during pregnancies, but also having your teeth and ...

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Important news for patients who pre-med

In January 2015, the American Dental Association announced a major change in the use of pre-med antibiotics prior to dental procedures in patients with prosthetic joints. The bottom line is that few, if any patients with artificial joints now need pre-med antibiotics! In 2012, a panel of experts with ...

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