Oral Health Care Fundamentals: Chewing Gum

During the holiday season, many individuals often end up consuming excessive amounts of sugar and other enamel-eating substances. Due to the sensitivity your teeth will feel, it is not recommended to brush your teeth after eating. Many forms of toothpaste can be overly abrasive, and you can actually end up doing more harm to your teeth. As an alternative, consider... read more »

Senior Citizens and Oral Health

Your health needs change throughout the stages of your life. Be that as it may, you still need to care for your teeth and mouth. As you get older, you are at a higher risk for gum disease, dry mouth, sensitive teeth, and cavities. In particular, older people are prone to cavities at the roots of their teeth. This is... read more »

The Oral Health Care Guidebook to Dental Fillings

Taking ownership of your smile begins with treating all oral health risks and ailments that come your way. For many individuals, at least one cavity will occur in your lifetime. A cavity is a hole in the tooth enamel that protects a tooth, which will need to be treated with dental fillings as soon as possible. To keep your oral... read more »

Do You Know Why You Have Bad Breath?

Are you struggling with your bad breath? If so, we have good news for you! Bad breath can be treated, but you do need to identify the cause to be rid of it. Here at Kevin J. Reece, DDS in Payson, Utah, we are happy to give you some information bad breath problems. There are many things that can cause... read more »

Chewing Gum Can Help Prevent Cavities

Did you know chewing gum can help prevent cavities? Well, it’s true! Cavities can be a serious threat to your smile. They can become painful and lead to tooth loss which can even lead to gum disease and bone loss. That is why avoiding cavities is one of the healthiest things you can do for your teeth. Here at Kevin... read more »