October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are... Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Knowing How to Enhance Your Smile: Dental Veneers

Have you heard about all the exciting benefits that dental veneers can provide for your oral health? Dental veneers are extremely popular cosmetic dentistry treatments, as they can drastically improve the look of your smile. Extreme smile makeovers have often been noted in individuals that have had dental veneers in... Read more »

The Basics of Halitosis Troubles

If you are not sure how to get rid of your stubborn bad breath, then you have come to the right place! Persistent bad breath can be a warning sign something is wrong with your oral health care. That is why having it checked by a professional is always ideal... Read more »

Don’t Forget Your Dental Checkups

Are you keeping up with your regular dental checkups? If not, it’s time to make an appointment! Your dental check-ins are vital to your oral health care, which should make your dental visits a top priority. There are many good reasons to remember your dental checkups. Our dentist, Dr. Steven... Read more »

Why You Should Brush Your Teeth at School

Did you know brushing at school can help your smile and oral health? Well, it’s true. This is because brushing at school, especially after lunch, can help you have a clean and healthy smile. It can also help you avoid having embarrassing moments when food is stuck in your smile,... Read more »

Water Flossing is an Excellent Tool for Cleaning Between Your Teeth

Water flossing is a new source of dental technology designed to help floss your teeth. If you have not heard of the new-age technology, then you have come to the right blog! Our dentist, Dr. Steven Sachs with Sachs Family Dental in Orem, Utah, understands the importance of flossing and... Read more »

A Dental Bridge May Be Able to Replace an Extracted Tooth

Severe tooth decay and dental trauma can sometimes affect the root of a tooth so badly that it simply must be extracted to prevent further pain and potential infection. Even if some of the root structure remains there might not be sufficient structural integrity to support a root canal or... Read more »