Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Conditions that Can Play a Role in Sleep Apnea

Do you frequently struggle with proper sleeping habits because of poor breathing? It is possible you are affected by sleep apnea that is preventing you from receiving a good night’s rest. Central sleep apnea results from blocked signals in the brain, while obstructive sleep apnea is the result of an... Read more »

Cleaning Stained Teeth

Whether your teeth are stained from years of drinking coffee - one of the world’s most popular beverages - or due to poor oral health habits, or even tobacco use, all hope is not lost when it comes to restoring your smile. In fact, you could argue that there are... Read more »

Wisdom Teeth Removal Recovery Tips 101

Are you about to get your wisdom teeth removed? If so, we can help you! Wisdom teeth removal is a common procedure that many people undertake every day. Removing your wisdom teeth is an essential step in maintaining a healthy smile. Luckily, our dentist, Dr. Shad Ingram, and his team... Read more »

What You Need to Know About Dry Mouth

Are you unfamiliar with dry mouth? Not to worry, our team is here to provide important information on this common dental problem by providing the foundational facts: - Dry mouth can be prevented: You should not have to suffer from dry mouth, and the good news is that simple lifestyle... Read more »

Bruxism Fractures Might Be Prevented by a Dental Guard

Bruxism is a term used to describe chronic night grinding. It is most often associated with unresolved chronic stress. If it is not addressed in some way the excessive force of clenching and the grinding action of the teeth can lead to a variety of oral health problems. At first... Read more »

Improve Your Bad Breath Today

Did you know you can improve your bad breath today? Well, it’s true! Bad breath can be a problem in your life, and prolonging treatment can make it worse. To help you, Drs. Ingram, Ingram and Ingram with VIP Smiles in Syracuse, Utah, is here to tell you how you... Read more »

A Dental Crown Restoration Might Need to Treat Tooth Enamel Attrition

Tooth enamel attrition is a chronic condition that can result when two or more teeth rub together at an unnatural angle. Also known as dental attrition, it can gradually lead to increasing tooth sensitivity, and tooth decay. In some cases the compromised structural integrity of the tooth can lead to... Read more »