Tips for Dental Hygiene on the Road

Travel throws us off our daily routines, and that can make it hard for us to remember to take care of our teeth. However, there are still many ways to ensure you are properly caring for your teeth, even when you can’t take all of your oral health supplies with you. Let’s talk about some options we have to keep up with our dental hygiene while we’re away.

Reason 2 Smile Dental wants you to have a worry-free trip, and we can guide you down the right road for your teeth while on the move. Dr. Andrew M. Vernon and his team are experienced and ready to help you with whatever you may need to keep your mouth healthy while traveling. Stop by our Salt Lake City location if you need a checkup before you go.

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Oral Hygiene Instructions for Kids

Tooth decay that leads to cavities is the most common disease in children. Left untreated, it can interfere with your child’s sleep, learning and speech, and can eventually lead to some serious complications that can turn dangerous for your child’s health. In order to prevent tooth decay, it is important for parents to develop a regular dental hygiene regimen right away with children to develop healthy habits. We want to discuss some tips to help you prevent dental problems and teach your children to keep their teeth healthy.

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What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

Unlike other dental procedures, cosmetic dentistry focuses on the aesthetic appearance of your teeth rather than their health or function. Many cosmetic procedures not only make teeth more beautiful, they can help the health and function of them as well. Anything from whitening to reshaping of teeth is considered to be cosmetic. These procedures give patients a new and improved smile that is sure to be a confidence booster.

Our staff at Reason 2 Smile Dental under Dr. Andrew Vernon DMD is experienced in several cosmetic dentistry procedures like teeth whitening, Invisalign, bridges, crowns, and polishing. We are dedicated to serving our Salt Lake City patients, and you can trust us to give you the best possible service and care on your way to a better smile.

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Best Invisalign in Salt Lake City

Everybody wants to have a beautiful smile, and among the many cosmetic procedures available, straightening is important for aesthetically beautiful and overall healthy teeth. Invisalign is a proven method for straightening teeth. It is perfect for those wanting straighter alignment without some of the sacrifices and difficulties that braces require to be successful.

Reason 2 Smile Dentistry is Salt Lake City’s best choice for Invisalign orthodontics. Our office, under the direction of Dr. Andrew Vernon DMD, promises to offer you the best care possible to help you get the perfect smile that you’ve always dreamed of.

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Importance of Regular Dental Check Ups

To many, the dentist’s office is not a place they want to find themselves. Often, this leads to poor oral care, and ultimately an unpleasant experience to right these wrongs. Having a good relationship with your dentist, and your oral care is the key to overcoming fears. This makes it very important to have regular dental check ups.

At Reason 2 Smile under the direction of Dr. Andrew Vernon DMD, we care about the relationship between our staff and patients. We are dedicated to making an environment where you feel taken care of and give you a reason to smile. With that, we stress the importance of regular visits to solve problems before they exist, save you money and help with your overall health.

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Is Chewing Gum Good For Your Teeth?

Everyone wants a reason to smile, and with that in mind, it is important we take good care of our smiles. Even small, seemingly harmless activities can affect our teeth, and knowledge on what to avoid is helpful in maintaining a healthy smile. One of the most frequently asked question is if chewing gum is good for your teeth.

At Reason 2 Smile, under Dr. Andrew Vernon DMD, our staff is professionally trained in giving you a reason to smile, and tips to keep it that way. With the debate still ongoing about if chewing gum is good for teeth, we give clients information about if they should continue chewing gum, what types are available, and smart options to give them the smile they dream of.

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The Importance of Flossing

Proper oral hygiene is key in having a healthy, happy smile; however, during a busy day, it can be hard to take all the necessary steps for proper cleaning. One of the most forgotten, or overpassed, hygiene rules is flossing every day. While brushing tends to get most of the attention, the importance of flossing is undeniable, and almost just as important as brushing.

At Reason 2 Smile under the direction of Dr. Andrew Vernon DMD, we help our clients incorporate into their daily oral hygiene routines. We stress the importance of flossing by pairing it with other oral hygiene tips, explaining the health implications and how it saves money long term.

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5 Benefits of Dental Implants

So much of daily life deals with how we present ourselves to others. Certain aspects of ourselves can really hinder opportunities and prevent a life of wonder and fulfillment. Missing teeth can be a big probe for not only aesthetics but also oral health. Dental implants offer a way to fill the gaps and prevent other issues that may arise.
Dr. Andrew M. Vernon is a native Utahn and an all-around oral “nut.” He attended Brigham Young University and received his dental degree at Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health graduating top of his class. He also completed a post-graduate hospital residency at the University of Utah Medical Center.

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Oral Care When Traveling For Spring Break

These next couple of months are full of travels with students and teachers on spring break. Even though your family may be on vacation, it is important to keep up with your oral health. Tooth decay is a very common risk when you change your brushing and flossing schedule. It is important to be prepared to take care of your teeth when you aren’t home.

Reason 2 Smile Dental stands behind your smile and really cares about your teeth. Whatever dental goals you may have, we are here to support you and give you services that will give you the smile you’ve always wanted. With that said, here is some information on keeping up with your oral hygiene when you are traveling.

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Understanding Halitosis

Halitosis is more commonly known as bad breath and it can be both frustrating and embarrassing. While bad breath is extremely common among people, it still isn’t very appealing. Halitosis can make it difficult to speak with people and can push people to avoid interaction. It’s time to take back your social life and learn the causes of halitosis and how to treat it to give you fresher breath.

Reason 2 Smile Dental provides quality dental services at an affordable cost. We offer a range of restorative and cosmetic dental procedures to give you a beautiful and healthy smile. We are dedicated to your oral health and to achieve that, we provide information on a range of topics to give you a better understanding of your dental hygiene. With that said, let’s take the time to understand halitosis, its causes, and treatments.

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