My child’s tooth just got knocked out!

Ogden Dentist: My child’s tooth just got knocked out! Now what?! Okay. First of all, as in most traumatic situations. DO NOT panic. It’s likely that your child has never gone through this before. Therefore, they are fairly unaware whether what just...

Dr. Ellis, DDS: STOP Sipping!!!

We see it all the time. People coming into the office with with their teeth hurting. I tell them that they have a ton of cavities and they tell me that that is impossible. Since nothing is impossible, I ask them why they think that. They tell me its because they only...

The Trouble with Thumb Sucking

Dr. Jim Ellis, DDS: The Trouble with Thumb Sucking Is allowing your child to suck their thumb a bad thing? Yesterday, I talked about letting your child suck on a pacifier and basically said that I had no problem with that. I feel, that letting your child suck on their...

How do you tell someone they are old?

Almost everyday I have to tell someone, that people who has never had a cavity, that they have a cavity. Many of these people are in the 50’s or 60’s. They spend lots of time brushing and flossing and have never had a cavity and don’t understand how...