Do I Need a Crown?

Dr. Clayton M. Hansen may suggest a crown if your tooth is weak, or needs to be held together, or because the tooth is broken or severely worn down. The doctor may also recommend a crown to help hold a bridge in place, or to protect a tooth that has had a root canal. Crowns might also be used to... read more »

Correct Your Flaws in Your Smile with Dental Veneers

Did you know, you can correct flaws in your teeth with dental veneers? Well, it’s true! If you would like a smile you can be proud of then keep reading! Our practice at American Fork Family Dentist in American Fork, Utah, is proud to offer dental veneers, which is why we are providing you with this basic information on them.... read more »

Do You Know What to Do in the Event of an Oral Emergency?

Do you know what to do in the event of an oral emergency? When an oral accident occurs, make sure to stay calm and prepare a plan to minimize the damage. In many cases, bleeding may occur so it’s important if there is an open wound to keep it clean so an infection does not occur. If you get an... 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 »