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Learn Why You May Need to Remove Wisdom Teeth in Mesquite

March 12, 2018

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A dentist talking to their concerned patient.We hit many milestones in our youth. A few of these notable moments in our development can be viewed in our mouth. Baby teeth fall out and primary teeth erupt at a young age, but wisdom teeth don’t start appearing until the early stages of adulthood. For most people, these teeth need to be extracted to avoid future oral health problems, such as crowding or additional wear on existing teeth. Today, we’ll be discussing why it’s important to remove wisdom teeth in Mesquite and what the procedure entails. This way, you’ll feel more confident before beginning your procedure.


Got Crooked Teeth? Visit your Orthodontist in Pleasant Grove!

March 6, 2018

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A woman wearing braces and smiling.Has your dentist recently informed you that your child’s teeth are coming in crooked? Maybe you’ve worn braces in the past but only seen them revert to their original, more crooked shape. Not treating a bad bite now could affect your child’s oral health later and putting off your own orthodontic problems could affect your image as well as the condition of your current tooth enamel.  By visiting your orthodontist in Pleasant Grove, you can feel confident that you’ll be in good hands.

To learn if you or a family member is a candidate for orthodontics, keep reading. Getting your teeth treated now can make a huge difference later in life.


Celebrate Children’s Dental Health Month with Your Family Dentist!

February 4, 2018

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A smiling family.If you’re new to the area or switching dentists, it can be a real hassle if you have a whole family to cater to. Your teenager needs to get braces, your youngest’s teeth are starting to come in, and your parents need new dentures created. On top of that, your husband needs to replace his old fillings and you want to get your teeth whitened! Scheduling these treatments is making your head spin!

Don’t worry, your dentist is here to help. The moment you visit a family dentist is the same moment you stop worrying about the gripes and frustrations typical with general dentists. Keep reading to learn how.


Does a Family Dentist Offer Adult Dentistry Services?

January 6, 2018

dentist showing adult patients x-raysYes. They do. That’s what makes a family dentistry practice so unique. Family dentists offer dental services to keep patients of all ages smiling. From the eruption of your first tooth to the very last, a skilled family dentist is your partner in preventing common oral health concerns and providing safe, effective, conservative dental care at every stage of dental development. In this post, we’ll explore some of the many reasons why adult dentistry in a family practice may be the best solution.

Experiencing Wisdom Tooth Pain? Call Your Pleasant Grove Dentist

January 1, 2018

Dental instrument holding an extracted toothIn most cases, your dentist’s job is to help you keep your teeth. However, there are some cases where removing a tooth is the best option to help you maintain your overall oral health. This is most often the case with third molars, wisdom teeth. These are the last teeth to erupt in the smile, and they can, unfortunately, cause some oral health issues. If wisdom tooth extraction is recommended, a skilled dentist can safely and comfortably remove your wisdom teeth to protect your smile.

Maximizing Your 2017 Dental Insurance Coverage

December 16, 2017

Insurance coverage formsAs the year draws to a close, you and your family likely have a lot on your to do lists, but we want to recommend you add one more thing – a trip to the dentist. If you haven’t already been to the dentist two times this year for checkups or you just want to find out more about using up any remaining annual dental insurance benefits, you still have time to schedule a consultation with your trusted dental practice before the end of your plan year. Make the most of your 2017 dental insurance benefits with a dental consultation today.

Visit Your Dentist in Pleasant Grove Before the New Year!

December 11, 2017

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smiling family of fourYour dentist in Pleasant Grove is booking visits quickly for the end of the New Year — and our schedule is filling up fast. Why the sudden rush? Two reasons: first, people want to make sure their teeth are ready to sparkle in time for the holidays. And second, they want to take advantage of their investment in dental insurance before their benefits go to waste!


Emergency Dentist in Mesquite Will Help You During the Holidays

November 18, 2017

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Holiday gatheringThe holidays are an amazing time of year as you gather with friends and family while finding the perfect gifts for your loved ones. You never expect for a dental emergency to ruin the festivities. However, one in six Americans will find themselves in this position this year. When the unexpected occurs, it is important to known how to react during the situation while calling your emergency dentist in Mesquite immediately. With quick action and fast care, you can save your tooth from needing to be removed while getting back to your holiday events.

Smile-Friendly Halloween Candy Tips from Your Children’s Dentist

October 14, 2017

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candy cornIf you’re a child, Halloween likely means three important things, “candy, Candy, and MORE CANDY.” Of course, if you’re a parent, all these sweets might have you a little bit worried about your child’s smile. Thankfully, there are a few easy things you can do to help your child enjoy the holiday and keep their smile nice and healthy at the same time. What are they? We’re glad you asked! Here are 3 simple Halloween candy tips from your children’s dentist in Mesquite from Bear Creek Family Dentistry. (more…)

The Future of Dental Implants in Pleasant Grove Looks Bright

October 5, 2017

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Portrait of a smiling womanDental implants in Pleasant Grove are a wonderful solution for replacing any number of missing teeth, but they still come with a hefty price tag to be paid upfront. Our office works with you to make dental care more affordable, but dental insurance plans and Medicaid still do not cover this premiere option in tooth replacement.


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