A Dental Crown Might Be Needed to Address Dental Attrition

There are certain things that can affect the structural integrity of your tooth enamel. While cavities and various dental fractures are commonly feared, it’s also worth noting that the alignment of your teeth can affect the strength of your tooth enamel. Deviations in your dentition can cause the surface of one tooth to wear excessively on the surface of another.... read more »

Everything You Need to Know About Tooth Decay

Tooth decay happens plaque materializes on your teeth and generates acid which then burrows into your tooth enamel. This can eventually create serious dental problems, such as cavities, gum disease or abscesses. Tooth decay occurs a little bit every day, but unless it has advanced, we can hardly detect it. If decay has evolved to the point of a cavity,... 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 »

Cavity Prevention on Back Teeth Can Be Possible with Dental Sealants

The molars in the back of your mouth are characteristically used to do a substantial amount of chewing and grinding the foods you eat. Some people have especially cavernous textures on the biting surfaces of these teeth. For these individuals, some food residue and bacterial plaque can become ensnared in these spaces despite their best brushing exertions. Without some form... 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 »