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Apex Dental Offering New Technology to Screen for Oral Cancer

  Every hour of every day, one American dies of oral cancer. Did you know that more than 30,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year, and of those, only 57% will be alive in 5 years? Apex Dental has the latest technology…
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The Hidden Health Risk in your Gums

Important information from your Utah dentists. For such a small part of the body, the mouth requires lots of attention and care. In addition to twice daily flossing and brushing, teeth require regular professional cleaning and inspection. Many…
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How Your Dentist Can Help With Facial Pain

The mechanisms for chewing and speaking are complicated in the human body. Certain issues with the jaws, ligaments and joints can cause pain. Our dentists are trained to diagnose different problems causing this pain, and get you on your way…
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The Importance of Dental Visits

Oral health is very important. If oral health is neglected, it can cause serious problems, and even have implications for total body health. Thus, regular dental visits are critical. The American Dental Association recommends a dental visit…
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Getting a Filling

Most everyone has had the unpleasant experience of cavities, and the most common remedy is a filling. But what is a filling and how do they work? And more importantly, how much does a filling cost? First, let’s talk about how your Utah dentist…
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Preparing For a Trip to the Dentist’s Office

The prospect of a trip to the dentist’s office can be terrifying for some. So terrifying, in fact, that some people just don’t even go, leaving their oral health in jeopardy, which can lead to the need for more serious dental help later…
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Gum Disease

Did you know that about 80% of adults get gum disease at some point in their lives? Though these numbers are pretty overwhelming, by knowing the causes, treatments, and warning signs of gum disease, you can prevent the damaging effects of gum…
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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…

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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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…