Importance of Back Teeth: Replacement for Missing Teeth

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In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some basics on why back teeth are important for oral health. While they’re tougher to see, these teeth play a major role in everything from chewing to mouth alignment, and they’re important to maintain. At Canyon Rim Dental, we’re happy to help with a […]

Importance of Back Teeth: Avoiding Drift and Bone Loss

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For those who lose front teeth that are easily visible in the mouth, the primary goal for treatment is usually pretty simple: Replace them, both for aesthetic and functional purposes. However, for teeth in the back of the mouth, those that are tougher to see and won’t be as visible to others throughout the day, […]

Sedation Dentistry Myths: Safety, Ages, Common Uses

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Within certain procedures that may be performed by a dentist, such as those that are likely to cause pain, sedation is a common technique used to limit this. There are a few different forms of sedation that might be used depending on the need, and this realm in general is referred to as sedation dentistry. […]

Additional Elements Involved in Dental Checkups

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In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some basics on the standard elements typically involved in a dental checkup. Such checkups are very important for people of all ages, helping not only keep the teeth and mouth clean and healthy, but also identify any problems and remedy them before they become […]

The ULTIMATE Wisdom Teeth Recovery Package

Questions about wisdom teeth?  You’re not alone 🙂 Here are some of the top questions we receive from patients about wisdom teeth removal.  Frequently Asked Questions about Wisdom Teeth Removal Does everyone need to have their wisdom teeth removed? No, the truth of the matter is that not everyone will need to have their wisdom […]

Connection Between Oral Health and Heart Health

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Many areas of bodily health connect to one another in specific ways, and a great example here is oral health. Taking great care of your teeth and mouth doesn’t just show benefits in this area – it may also have several other specific positives associated with it, including one major overall health area: Heart health. […]

Basics and Benefits of Same-Day Dental Crowns

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At Canyon Rim Dental, we’re proud to serve as a high-quality, modern dentist office using the latest dental technology and expertise to benefit all our clients. Dr. Sam Delahunty, a lifelong Salt Lake City resident, is a premiere dental healthcare provider in the state, with a detailed list of qualifications that includes not only extensive […]

How to Respond to Dental Emergencies, Part 2

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In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the basics of how to respond if you’re involved in a dental emergency. Whether such an emergency is taking place within your own mouth or someone close to you, such as a spouse or child, it’s important to understand how to react […]

How to Respond to Dental Emergencies, Part 1

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While they’re hopefully rare and not something you have to deal with regularly, dental emergencies are events everyone should be prepared for in case they happen. Whether a dental emergency is taking place in your own mouth or someone you’re close by, such as a child or parent, it’s vital to understand some basic steps […]

Foods and Beverages to Avoid While Promoting Child Oral Care

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Parents Beware! What you think maybe Healthy Food and Beverage options for your children maybe in fact NOT and actually causing significant oral health concerns for your child and you. Diligent parents are always looking for healthy foods to give their kids for lunch, both in terms of overall bodily health and oral health areas. […]