Trouble with Braces?

If you are in braces right now, or have a family member that is in braces right now then this is something you need to read. One of the biggest problems we see with braces is the amount of cavities that people have right after the braces are removed. There are a...

My gums bleed when I floss.

Ogden Dentist – Dr. Ellis: My gums bleed when I floss. This is something that I hear a lot around the office. I find cavities in folks and I ask them how their flossing is. They say that they don’t floss because every time they do their gums bleed. The...

Is there an Easy Way to Floss?

Asking if there is an easier way to floss is like asking if there is an easy way to do a sit-up. Both of them simply are what they are. There are little tricks and tips and things out there that you may think make it a little easier to do, but in the end it just...

My child grinds their teeth, SO LOUD!

Dentist in Ogden, Utah: My child grinds their teeth, SO LOUD! Can I do anything about it? Does your child grind their teeth at night? Do you go in to check on them and hear that horrible grinding sound? Does your child’s teeth look like little nubs that have...

Do I need to use Mouthwash?

Dentist in Ogden, Utah: Do I need to use Mouthwash? Mouthwash is typically in 3rd place when it comes to oral care. Would be brushing. Would be flossing.   No matter what mouthwash companies say about their products nothing can replace brushing and flossing. If you do...