Toothache Pain Always Needs a Dentist’s Attention

The heightened sensitivity of a small cavity or missing filling might be tolerable for a short amount of time. This usually means that the compromised area of tooth enamel has exposed the sensitive dentin layer within. At this point, it is wise to have the offending tooth treated at Dr.... Read more »

How to Go Above and Beyond for Your Smile

Your smile says a lot about you. In fact, some say it is what makes the first impression. If you’re like many others, you want to keep your smile in the best shape possible. This means you keep up on oral hygiene and visit your dentists regularly. But do you... Read more »

Dental Fillings Keep Smiles Safe for Years to Come

Dental fillings keep smiles safe for years to come. If tooth decay has arisen to the point that your tooth enamel has a significant amount of dental erosion, a hole may have formed in a tooth, called a cavity. To stop infection and tooth loss, the cavity must be filled... Read more »

Retail Whitening Products Might Not Be Potent Enough to Improve Your Smile’s Appearance

If you frequently enjoy dark beverages or tobacco products, you are at increased risk of suffering stains on your smile. In time, this could cause your tooth enamel to take on an unsightly shade of yellow. When this happens, a whitening consultation at Elite Dental can help you find the... Read more »

Never Let Your Child’s Mouth Fall into Disrepair

Never let your child’s mouth fall into disrepair. Even though your child will not be able to brush their teeth efficiently on their own until around 6 years of age, it is important to immediately begin brushing their teeth as soon as they begin to appear. For the first few... Read more »

The Foods to Avoid Quiz

Did the know that the foods you eat play an enormous role in your oral health. The condition of your teeth and gums is often dependent upon ensuring dangerous substances are avoided. Although there are many excellent treatment options and daily habits that can help ensure optimum oral hygiene, prevention... Read more »

When Are Root Canals Necessary?

Having a tooth that is severely decayed can make chewing a very painful experience. A tooth in this situation may have severely damaged enamel, making it impossible for it to be treated with a dental filling. A tooth in this condition could also have roots that have been damaged due... Read more »

Harmful Habits to Avoid for Your Smile

If you want to maintain a top-notch smile and oral health, then it’s important to take good care of your pearly whites and your gums. There are some harmful habits in the world today that can keep you from the strong and healthy smile you deserve, and those things are:... Read more »

Cracking a Tooth and How You Can Repair It

There are lots of ways for a person to crack a tooth. Physical activities such as boxing or MMA fighting can cause a crack to occur. More mundane things like grinding your teeth during your sleep or eating popcorn kernels can cause cracks as well. No matter how the cracks... Read more »

How a Root Canal Can Save a Diseased Tooth

Dr. Steven and Randy and our Elite Dental team in American Fork, Utah, are here for your smile. If you have a tooth that is causing you pain, you may require a root canal treatment. What does this mean? Well, inside the center of your tooth lies the tooth pulp.... Read more »