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Digital X-rays vs. Traditional X-rays

Dental x-rays are needed when you are added as a new patient and ongoing every 6-18 months, depending on your particular needs. X-rays help us find hidden dental decay, impacted teeth, show bone loss, cysts, abscesses and more. At Apex Dental…
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Dr. Maio's Television Debut

Dr. Joe Maio appeared on ABC’s “Good Things Utah” a couple weeks ago and had the opportunity to explain a bit about laser dentistry. As we've discussed in previous blog articles, dental laser technology is a relatively new advancement…

Periodontal Disease: Why You Should Care

Periodontal (gum) diseases, including gingivitis and periodontitis, are serious infections that, left untreated, can lead to tooth loss. The word periodontal literally means "around the tooth." Periodontal disease is a chronic bacterial infection…
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A Makeover for Your Teeth: Dental Veneers

Dental veneers are custom-designed shells of tooth-like ceramic material that, when applied over the surface of a tooth, can cover worn tooth enamel, uneven tooth alignment, or spacing and chips or cracks. Dental veneers fall into the category…

A Bit About Laser Dentistry

Apex Dental is one of a few Utah dental offices that remains abreast of technological advancements to provide superior patient care. All five of our Utah clinics feature DEKA CO2 dental lasers. These state-of-the-art machines have been cleared…

Are you a Candidate for Sedation?

Recent research indicates that the number one reason adults postpone needed dental care is fear. That's right, not time, not money, but fear!  Yet dental decay and periodontal disease don’t strike only those who aren’t afraid to visit the…
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Top 10 Reasons to Schedule a Dental Cleaning

Good oral hygiene is important, not only for looks, but for general health as well. Poor oral hygiene can lead to a variety of dental and medical problems such as gum disease, infection, bone loss, heart disease, strokes and more. The following…
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Digital X-Rays

Dental x-rays are needed when you are added as a new patient and ongoing every 6-18 months, depending on your particular needs. X-rays help us find hidden dental decay, impacted teeth, show bone loss, cysts, abscesses and more. Our office uses…

Flossing is Important!

Why is flossing so important? Because even with proper brushing, the areas between your teeth don’t get completely cleaned. And most cavities start between your teeth! To keep your teeth and gums healthy you must use dental floss to remove…
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Dental Hygiene Secrets: Addressing Dental Anxiety

Dental anxiety might not be a topic directly related to dental hygiene, but it's such a common concern for patients of all ages that I thought it would be a good idea to share with you a few solutions you may be unaware of.Perhaps there is no…