Pearly Whites in as Little as Thirty Minutes

What Is In-office Teeth Whitening? In today’s busy era of non-stop work and play, many people simply do not have the time or patience to do at-home teeth whitening treatments. Fortunately, Apex Dental has an incredibly quick and convenient…
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6 Ways to Get Kids To Brush Their Teeth

In the eyes of a child, brushing teeth generally falls low on the priority list. They are more worried about kick ball and Barbies than cavities. But by the age of five, about half of children have cavities. In America, oral disease causes kids to…

Apex Dental Patient Appreciation Giveaway 2013

As many of you may already be aware, we gave away a 2013 Kia Soul to one of our incredible patients as part of our Patient Appreciation event last month. We had an incredible time mingling with patients and staff members, and we even had a couple…

The Smile Wagon Cometh

With just under three months left until we announce the prize winners, the 2013 Kia Soul final giveaway is fast approaching. To help spread the word, we've covered the Kia Soul in a fun promotional wrap. Due to the style of the design, we've…
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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…