A Dental Crown Restoration Might Be Needed to Treat a Fractured Tooth

Tooth enamel can be chipped or fractured by an accidental blow to the mouth or a bad oral habit. This might be associated with a sports injury, nibbling on desktop items, or grinding your teeth while sleeping. When a tooth is chipped or fractured the sensitivity and discomfort can vary. Even if you aren’t experiencing… Read more »

How Your Body Fights Cavities

A cavity is a hole in the outer layer of your tooth, called enamel, which exposes the inner layers of your tooth. These may or may not lead to toothaches, depending on the severity and placement of the exposure. These holes primarily form due to acid erosion. The acid can come from food sources, such… Read more »

When to Remove Wisdom Teeth

Numerous of your friends probably have had wisdom teeth taken out. Multiple of your friends haven’t. So what’s the deal with wisdom teeth: do they need to be pulled or don’t they? Here’s a little bit of information we’ve assembled to help you choose whether having wisdom teeth taken out sounds right for you. If… Read more »

More Adults Choose to Have the Alignment of Their Teeth Improved by Braces

In the past orthodontic braces were thought of as a dental rite of passage for adolescents suffering from the bane of improperly aligned teeth. As time has gone on and the American social conscience has evolved, more and more adults recognize that alignment problems have developed with their teeth. Not only can this leave you… Read more »

Maintaining Clean Dentures

Keeping your false teeth clean will make them last longer and fit better. The team at Payson Dental and Orthodontics in Payson, Utah, has put together this information to help you to clean and take care of your dentures. Dentures need to be cleaned regularly, so pick up a toothbrush if you don’t already have… Read more »

Some Less Common Orthodontic Appliances that Might Help You

You’ve likely heard of braces and retainers, but are you familiar with jaw repositioners? What about space maintainers? Lip and cheek bumpers? Palatal expanders? Oral devices come in numerous forms and fashions, and if you’ve got crooked pearly whites or other misalignment problems, there’s something we can do for you. The following is a list… Read more »

Dental Veneer Treatments: What You Can Expect

Are you looking for a stunning smile? If so, good for you! Veneers are thin, tooth-shaped shells that cover your teeth and hide their imperfections. With their assistance, you can have the smile you always wanted. To help you know what to expect during treatment, Dr. Brian Kraft and our dental team are glad to… Read more »

Answers to Common Questions About Pregnancy

If you’re pregnant, you already recognize what a wild time of your life it can be. You may have thought that you’d spend this phase resting, but a number of women find that between visits to the doctor’s office and the hospital and time spent baby-proofing the house, there seems to be too little time… Read more »

Your Orthodontist Might Provide a Clear Plastic Retainer After Correcting Your Teeth with Invisalign®

Invisalign® clear plastic aligners have become increasingly popular with adults who need to correct minor deviations in the alignment of their teeth. In as little as six to eight weeks they can provide you with a more attractive smile while also reducing your chances of suffering dental attrition and dental fractures. The clear durable plastic… Read more »

Spoiler Alert: Lollipops are Bad for Teeth

Choosing the right menu for your family has become trickier than ever. Fast, delicious food choices saturate our options, but their taste and convenience often come at the expense of our health. We’ve amassed a list of some foods you can watch out for when developing menus helpful to your dental health. Read on below… Read more »