Dentistry Topics for Beginners: Dental Bridges

Are you aware that there are more tooth prosthetic options available to you beyond what we commonly think of? Although common prosthetics such as dentures can be effective at replacing lost or missing teeth, they are temporary and need to be removed on a nightly basis for cleaning and care. However, permanent treatments do exist, including dental bridges. Dental bridges,... read more »

A Fast-Paced Lifestyle Can Harm Your Smile

If you have a fast-paced lifestyle, then you need to be aware of the health of your smile. Unfortunately, this kind of lifestyle can severely harm the teeth and gums, and our dentist, Dr. Troy Walton, encourages you to do all you can to maintain a top-notch oral health each and every day. One of the main reasons why a... read more »

Oral Health Essentials: Fluoride

Are you aware that studies have shown that fluoride, in small doses, can improve your oral health by protecting your tooth enamel? It works by vigorously targeting your enamel and providing an extra layer of protection when working alongside saliva in your mouth. Most individuals wrongly assume that fluoride is a form of chemical, but it is actually a natural... read more »

A Composite Filling Can Seamlessly Repair a Cavity that is Visible in Your Smile

Cavities are often the unfortunate result of poor oral hygiene habits. With early detection, Dr. Troy Walton and the dental specialists at his Providence, Utah, clinic can often repair a small cavity with a standard dental filling. Dr. Troy Walton will start by examining the tooth in question and taking a few X-rays. It’s important to assess the overall health... read more »

Water Flossers: Changing the Way You Clean Your Chompers

Flossing can be a difficult task for many people, especially when they don’t know how to floss or when they are using the wrong flossing products. If you are one of these people, our Redwood Dental dental team is here to help you! Flossing is a very important task that needs to be done at least once a day, but... read more »