Dentists, and Halloween Candy

Every year, I have people ask me if I give out Halloween Candy? Well of course I do! It is Halloween. Last thing on earth that I want to be is the house where kids end up crying because they got a pencil, sticker, or some other lame treat. Eating candy on Halloween is...

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...

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...