Fun Facts on Mouthwash

There are many benefits that mouthwash can do for your oral health. Unfortunately, mouthwash is something often overlooked despite how it can help improve your oral health and reduce bacteria in your smile. Our dentist, Dr. Jade Moellendorf with iSmile in Salt Lake City, Utah, cares about your oral health... Read more »

Poor Oral Hygiene Can Lead to Cavities

The American Dental Association advises people to brush their teeth every morning and night as well as to thoroughly floss at least once each day. This simple daily routine can help remove plaque and residual food particles before they can affect the health of your mouth. If you struggle to... Read more »

Oral Health Uses of a Dental Crown

If you need to choose a dental restoration, dental crowns can be a very versatile option when it comes to improving the appearance and strength of a tooth--especially if the tooth has been damaged or discolored. Dental crowns are intended to endure for several decades and can restore a tooth... Read more »

Oral Emergencies Damage Teeth

Have you ever lost a permanent tooth? Broken one? Massive discoloration? When it comes to your oral health, a little education and preparation can go a long way to saving your smile if an emergency situation does arise. Let’s address some common oral emergencies and what to do about them.... Read more »

Avoiding A Dry Socket

Dry socket can be a painful side effect of a tooth extraction. But it is also avoidable. In a perfect scenario, any pain from your extraction should diminish fairly quickly as the socket heals. A blood clot forms in the socket and protects the nerves and jawbone. Unfortunately, when the... Read more »

Oral First-Aid Might Call for a Gentle Saltwater Rinse

An accidental blow to the mouth during sports, or resulting from a household slip and fall can potentially harm teeth as well as soft oral tissues. In a moment like this, applying some basic first-aid measures can help manage discomfort while also assessing the need for professional treatment at iSmile’s clinic.... Read more »

Mouthguards: Protecting Your Smile From Oral Injury

Do you want to avoid oral injuries, like a knocked-out tooth, chipped tooth, and damaged gums? If so, a mouthguard is your friend. Our dentist, Dr. Jade Moellendorf, encourages you to wear a mouthguard regularly because it can help you maintain a strong and healthy smile. It’s best to wear... Read more »

Don’t Let Toothache Troubles Throw a Wrench in Your Holiday

Parties and dinners, photos and cards, friends and family--the holiday season can be magical! And hectic. It’s easy to let the little things slide, and for your oral health, that could mean a toothache. That can really throw a wrench in your holiday plans! Let’s take a look at what... Read more »

Do You Have Questions About Root Canals? We Have Answers!

If a tooth can’t be restored through a dental restoration such as a crown or filling, root canal treatment may be the most effective method to preserve the tooth. It is typically performed as the last treatment option Dr. Jade Moellendorf recommends before tooth extraction. If you have questions about... Read more »

Treating Your Gum Disease

Gum disease often goes unnoticed in its early stages. But if left untreated, gum disease not only lead to loose teeth, receding gums and bad breath, but respiratory infections, complications for diabetes, and increased risks of heart attack, stroke and even dementia. The some of the symptoms of gum disease... Read more »