How Often Should I Replace My Toothbrush?

How Often Should I Replace My Toothbrush?

Have you replaced your toothbrush lately? You don’t have to answer that. At Roy Dental Care in Roy UT we recommend replacing your toothbrush every three months. Too many people wait too long to get a new toothbrush, which can be bad for their dental health. It’s one of the reasons why most dentists hand…

Can You Name 9 Dental Specialties?

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Most people probably know how a pediatric dentist differs from an orthodontist. But you may not know that the American Dental Association recognizes nine dental specialties. This post from Roy Dental Care in Roy UT looks at disciplines within dentistry, and the years in which they were formally recognized by the ADA. Endodontics (1983): This…

Take Care Of Your Toothbrush!

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The common household toothbrush. Every home has at least one, and at Roy Dental Care in Roy UT we hope our patients are all brushing their teeth after each meal. Regular brushing and flossing are still the most important things you can do for your dental health. It has been said that each toothbrush can…

Go Back In Time

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So you’ve lost some teeth and hesitate to smile because of the gaps. If only you could go back in time and regain that full-toothed smile you once had. Guess what? With dental implants from Roy Dental Care in  Roy UT, you can! For most patients, a dental implant is the ideal replacement for a…

Your Famous Smile

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry
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This message from Roy Dental Care in Roy UT looks at cosmetic dentistry, and what it can do for your smile. How do celebrities keep brilliant white smiles that are always ready for the red carpet or a close-up? Do they avoid coffee? Maybe. Do they avoid tobacco? Some do, but smoking seems to be…

The Ultimate Anti-Aging Treatment

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If you’re teeth have grown yellow and dull over the years, professional teeth whitening from Roy Dental Care in Roy UT can restore the natural beauty of your smile, and take years off your appearance. Toothpaste Can’t Erase All Stains Tooth enamel, while one of the toughest substances in the body, is porous. Over time,…

Do I Floss My New Tooth Implant?

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This post from Roy Dental Care in Roy UT is about caring for dental implants. Before you got an implant, hopefully, you were brushing at least twice a day and flossing daily. A dental implant requires brushing and flossing as well. This area is especially prone to plaque and inflammation if not cleaned regularly. The…

Tell Your Dentist Which Prescription Meds You Are Taking

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It’s standard practice for healthcare providers to find out what medications their patients are taking. At Roy Dental Care in Roy UT, our patients sometimes wonder why we ask them about prescription medications before their dental process. Here’s why: Some medications—prescription or over-the-counter—can affect oral health or dental treatment. Bleeding Issues Heparin/warfarin and other anticoagulants…

Sleep Apnea Treatment In Roy

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Sleep apnea is condition in which your breathing stops periodically stops as you sleep. It’s a serious matter, linked to other health conditions. Treatment is available at Roy Dental Care in Roy UT. Three Types of Sleep Apnea There are three different types of sleep apnea. Obstructive sleep apnea is when your throat muscles relax…