What Happens When a Dental Filling Wears Out?

At VIP Smiles in Syracuse, Utah, we offer white tooth-colored fillings for our patients who need a dental restoration. These resin or composite fillings are amalgam and mercury-free for the oral health of our patients. Because we use Micro-Air Abrasion, we can remove tooth decay quickly, from 2-4 minutes instead of the 20-30 which traditional…

Dental Crowns: An Introduction

When a tooth has been damaged by injury, decay, or simply day-to-day wear and tear, it may need more restorative care than a simple dental filling. When a tooth requires significant restoration, our dentist may recommend a dental crown. You may have heard of crowns before, but would you like to learn more? Why does…

How to Floss Your Teeth for a Healthier Smile!

A healthier smile is as close as your dental floss dispenser! The American Dental Association (ADA) recommends brushing at least twice each day and flossing at least once a day for a healthy smile. While toothbrushes effectively remove plaque and food debris from the tops and sides of teeth, dental floss reaches those tight crevices between…

Ten Terrible Treats For Your Teeth

Food helps to keep both your body and teeth healthy. Though many foods strengthen and rebuild tooth enamel, some have the opposite effect. Here are ten foods and drinks you should avoid if you want to keep your teeth healthy. Sticky Foods: Sticky foods like candies and dried fruits can linger on teeth, which gives…