See What You Know About Bleeding Gums by Taking This Test

Bleeding gums is a common dental problem many people ignore. If you have bleeding gums, you should not ignore them. In order to properly care for and treat your gums, you need to know what to do. So, our dentist, Dr. Clayton M. Hansen, encourages you to take the following test on bleeding gums. We hope you learn something today!... 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 »

The Dental Habits that Are Terrible for Your Teeth

Your dentist, Dr. Clayton M. Hansen, and our American Fork Family Dentist team care about you and your smile, which is why we encourage you to take good care of your teeth and gums. One way you can keep your oral health in top-notch condition is by avoiding these terrible dental habits: Playing sports without wearing a mouthguard Playing sports... read more »

The Many Ways a Dental Crown Can Improve Your Oral Health

Your oral health is important to your dentist, Dr. Clayton M. Hansen, and our dental team, which is why we offer strong, successful, and reliable dental restorations at American Fork Family Dentist. One beneficial restoration we offer at our office is a dental crown, which is a great solution if you need to restore an unhealthy tooth and improve your... read more »

Oral Hygiene Basics: Teeth Cleaning for a Healthy Mouth

If you wish to have a strong, healthy, and successful smile, oral hygiene is vital. Your oral hygiene routine will keep your teeth, gums, and oral bones in tip-top shape as you chew, bite, and eat every day, and we strongly recommend including the following steps in your routine: • Brush your teeth: Brush your teeth every morning and every... read more »

How Can I Care for My Sensitive Teeth?

Having sensitive teeth can be extremely inconvenient and painful, especially when eating and drinking your favorite foods and drinks, but there are many things you can do to change that, and we are happy to tell you all about them! If you do the following, you will have a good chance of soothing your tooth sensitivity: • Brush your teeth... read more »