Changing up Your Oral Health Habits as You Age

As you age, it is vital to keep your oral health up to speed. This includes making changes and alterations that are necessary. If for example, you have dentures, you will need to care for them in a manner as instructed by your dentist, as well as care for your other healthy natural teeth. Brush… Read more »

How Bruxism Can Affect Your Oral Health

Are your teeth suffering because of the effects of bruxism? What is bruxism, anyway? This is a common condition experienced by patients who are under stress and unconsciously relieve this stress by grinding or clenching their teeth while they sleep. This can be devastating to your smile because the force of this chewing is three… Read more »

The Dental Assisting Class Rocks Knowledge and Treats

    On Saturday, April 24th, our Center Creek Dental team learned some great things from our dental hygienist Traci Branham. She taught at our dental assisting school, and her talented daughter made scrumptious dental cupcakes for everyone to enjoy. Traci started off in the dental field back in 1986 as a dental assistant. She attended dental… Read more »

Dental Veneers Improve Your Smile and Resist Future Dental Stains

Dental stains are a common problem for many Americans who enjoy dark foods and beverages as well as tobacco. This can leave you feeling socially awkward and looking for solutions. Fortunately, Dr. Ferrell has several options for dealing with dental stains and improving the appearance of your smile. A dental bleaching treatment is very effective… Read more »

Simple Lifestyle Changes Can Significantly Reduce Your Chances of Dental Trauma

Dental trauma can come in a myriad of forms. While some are minor and others more severe, all require professional treatment, which can sometimes be costly. To reduce your chances of dental trauma and oral accidents, Dr. Ferrell offers some simple lifestyle changes. It’s certainly wise to work on breaking bad habits like chewing on… Read more »

Dealing with Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease, the medical term for gum disease, is an inflammatory infection that affects an estimated 47 percent of adults over the age of 30. It often goes unnoticed in its early stages because it is normally pain free. Gum disease is caused by hardened tartar by the gum line and it can be accelerated… Read more »

A Tooth with a Filling and a New Cavity Might Need a Crown

A filling is generally used by Dr. Ferrell to repair a chip or small cavity. Should a new cavity develop, there might not be sufficient healthy tooth enamel remaining to apply a second filling. In a situation like this, he might recommend removing all of the tooth enamel to replace it with a dental crown…. Read more »

Brushing Your Smile with Style

When it comes to taking care of your smile, the goal is to protect your teeth and gums from tooth decay and gum disease. At Center Creek Dental, we have some tips to share with our patients in Lehi, Utah, and the surrounding community, on how to brush those pearly whites! Your Toothbrush To clean… Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Center Creek Dental, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and area of expertise here on… Read more »