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When Is The Best Time To Brush Your Teeth?

When Is The Best Time To Brush Your Teeth? For many years you may have heard that in order to maintain healthy teeth you need to brush twice a day for two minutes and floss nightly, but is that enough to maintain optimal dental health?  When is the best time to brush?...

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Five Common Types of Crowns

Five Common Types of Crowns Over the years there have been many types of materials that have been attempted for dental restorations. Some have stood the test of time and others have gone the way of the Dodo bird. For a variety of reasons, I have found that most...

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Crowns: What Most Dentists Don’t Tell You

Crowns: What Most Dentists Don't Tell You What is a dental crown? First, the clinical crown of a tooth is the part of the tooth that sticks out of your gums and jaw, it is the part you can see with your eyes if you open your mouth and look in the mirror. But what a...

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Should I Worry About Bleeding Gums?

Should I Worry About Bleeding Gums? One night before going to bed, you go through your normal dental homecare routine.  After brushing your teeth you notice blood on your toothbrush.  It is not much, so you rinse your mouth and think nothing of it. This is a very...

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Habits & Decision Fatigue

Habits & Decision Fatigue The reason I wanted to talk about habits is the very obvious thing that all dentists should want to talk about: brushing & flossing. HOWEVER... It just doesn't fit into my personality to scold or cajole my patients for their...

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Health and Spending

Health and SpendingI remember growing up in Highland Utah. I got a job working graveyard shift at a gas station. This particular gas station was a hangout for teenagers and young adults. Sadly, one of the more popular purchases was cigarettes. I worked behind a...

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It is all about pH!

It is all about pH! At PV Dentistry, the #1 focus of our practice is: YOUR HEALTH!! The mouth is the gateway to the body. Everything we eat and drink impacts our health. The mouth is like a petri dish. While genetics play a huge role in whether we were lucky enough to...

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