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Why You Should Get Regular Dental Checkups

When it comes to keeping your gums and teeth healthy, a routine dental checkup is essential. Most people ignore preventive care and prefer to see a doctor only when something goes wrong. As a result, they may end up spending more money on more complex and lengthy procedures later on. For the best results in maintaining your oral health, you... read more »

Benefits of Deep Cleaning

A deep cleaning procedure is sometimes called root planing and scaling, and it involves cleaning down to the roots of the teeth. Dental professionals call this gum therapy. An ordinary dental cleaning consists of the dentist or hygienist cleaning the teeth above the gum line from the front, back, and sides. In deep teeth cleaning, the dentist also removes tartar... read more »

5 Things You Should Know About Crowns and Bridges

Crowns and bridges are among the most common procedures dentists offer. Although both replace broken or missing teeth, the purposes they serve are different. Dr. David Reynolds, DDS, of Westwood Dental, in Draper, Utah, offers a host of cosmetic and restorative procedures for all members of your family. In this blog, we’re sharing 5 things you should know about crowns... read more »

All You Should Know About Veneers

Our smile boosts our confidence. However, stained, cracked, or chipped teeth adversely affect our self-esteem. Fortunately, cosmetic dentistry has come a long way with so many options to enhance our teeth and make our smiles even more attractive. Among them, the most effective one is the veneers. What Are Veneers?  Veneers are thin-as-a-wafer teeth restorations that cover tooth imperfections by... read more »

What Should Be Done When Dental Emergency Occurs?

Dental emergencies always occur when you least expect them. Some dental emergencies need immediate care. A dental emergency may occur to your teeth, gums, soft tissue, or jaw. At Westwood Dental, Dr. Reynolds and his team understand how painful a dental emergency could be, and so we provide immediate assistance as well. What are the types of dental emergencies? Knocked-Out... read more »

Tips for Choosing a Dental Insurance Plan

Let's face it: Getting dental treatments can be costly. Even the most primary dental treatments like teeth cleaning can burn your pocket. Therefore, investing in a comprehensive dental insurance plan is one of the wisest decisions to access the best dental care facilities without substantial financial trouble. How Dental Insurance Plans Work Health insurances are intended to protect people from... read more »

Pregnancy And Oral Health: What You Should Be Aware Of

Pregnant women meticulously plan everything about their pregnancy and the months after. They make trips to the doctor, make hospital tours to find the best facility, and set up a nursery back home to welcome their child. But, a majority of them fail to care for their oral health. In this blog, we will tell you why it’s important for... read more »

What To Expect From Professional Dental Cleaning

Even if you are a stringent follower of a daily dental hygiene routine that involves brushing, flossing, and rinsing twice a day, it is a must to visit a dentist once in 6 months for a professional checkup. Unless you suffer from serious dental concerns such as cavities, inflamed gums, gum disease, etc., a dental checkup essentially involves a dental... read more »

Dental Implants & Its Procedure

For us, a smile is a representation of beauty, happiness, and confidence, right? Who doesn’t like to own a smile that has the power to communicate with confidence to others? And straight pearl-like healthy teeth are always an indispensable part of that smile. What happens when you just lost a tooth? You may look for ways to replace the missing... read more »

Restore Your Chipped Teeth to Get Back Your Beautiful Smile

Although the enamel is the hardest part of the body, there are chances of it chipping away when you sustain a hard blow to the mouth, have a bad fall, or chew on something too hard. This can entirely ruin the aesthetics of your smile, lead to frequent embarrassment, and even affect the functionality of the mouth. All these factors... read more »