What Happens With A Root Canal?

Are you nervous about a root canal? You need not worry. A root canal is used to help you when the pulp of your teeth become infected so you can save your teeth without having to take them out. The purpose of a root canal is to remove decay and infection inside a tooth. If the pulp, the inside, of... read more »

Got Tooth Decay Questions? We’re Happy to Help

Tooth decay is a scary and even confusing dental issue that can result in many people having questions. If you’re one of these people, our dentist, Dr. Clayton M. Hansen, is here to help you. In order to give you the answers you need, he is happy to provide the answers to commonly asked questions about tooth decay in American... read more »

Keep Your Smile in Tip-Top Shape This Summer by Eating Right

Keep your smile in tip-top shape this summer by eating right. Although many foods are just another obstacle that stands in the way of optimum oral health, did you know that there are some foods that have been proven to actually improve your oral health? Listed below are some helpful foods and tips for your oral health with the brilliant... read more »

Helpful Tips to Combat Cavities and Gum Disease

If you are looking to protect your teeth and gums from the dangers that can present themselves, it is important to always practice safe and effective oral health care habits that combat the effects of cavities and gum disease. Tooth decay, which eventually causes cavities, is caused by bacteria in the buildup of plaque around teeth slowing eating away at... read more »

3 Ways to Prevent Cavities

No one wants cavities. They hurt, can be costly to fill, and pose a serious threat to your overall oral health. However, preventing them is much easier than treating them. All it takes is a few simple steps each morning and night, and a commitment to a very brief oral health regimen. Our team here at American Fork Family Dentist... read more »