Typical Signs of Oral Cancer

Cancer is the enemy of health, making it essential to watch out for it at all times. The sooner you catch oral cancer, the more successful chances you have of overcoming it. That is why our team is excited to talk to you about the typical warning signs of oral... Read more »

What Can I Expect with Wisdom Tooth Removal?

The wisdom teeth are a very complex part of your smile, and they are different for each patient. This can cause many patients to have questions about their wisdom teeth, especially if they are considering having these molars removed. Dr. Brandon Schvaneveldt and our team are pleased to address concerns... Read more »

Chewing Sugarless Gum Can Help Reduce the Presence of Oral Plaque Acids

Lingering food particles and other bacterial matter in your mouth can lead to an increase in oral plaque acids. Over time the persistent acidic environment can gradually start to compromise the mineral strength of your tooth enamel. If it goes unaddressed for too long it could increase your chances of... Read more »

Super Smiles: Cavity Prevention

Strengthening your smile and keeping your teeth and gums in good shape include having an effective prevention plan in place to eliminate any issues associated with cavities. Cavities are an oral health risk because if they are left untreated, they can eventually lead to tooth loss. To help prevent cavities,... Read more »

Dental Sealants Can Help Preserve Your Child’s Permanent Molars and Premolars

The permanent molars and premolars in your child’s mouth play an important role in helping them chew and grind food. Sometimes these teeth can have deep pits and fissures in the enamel's biting surface. While these textured areas make the teeth more efficient, they can also trap bacterial deposits capable... Read more »

Keep Your Teeth Safe from Bruxism

Have you ever heard of bruxism? If not, that’s OK! Our dentist, Dr. Brandon Schvaneveldt with Ridge View Smile Care in Logan, Utah, is happy to give you the information you need about this health condition. Bruxism, also known as teeth grinding, is a health condition that causes your teeth... Read more »

A Misshapen Tooth Might Be Addressed by a Dental Crown

Ideally, each of your teeth should have a specific shape and orientation that matches its partner in your bite pattern. However, genetics, the loss of a primary tooth to tooth decay, and other factors can sometimes cause a tooth to emerge from the gums with misshapen tooth enamel. Without professional... Read more »

Flossing with Water Instead of String

The two best dental tools you have at home in your fight against dental disease are brushing and flossing. You’ve probably heard your dentist’s plea to floss every day. But, the sad truth is, most people do not floss daily, and many people don't do it at all. Since many... Read more »

A Tooth Chipped by Night Grinding Might Be Repaired with a Dental Filling

Clenching and grinding your teeth while sleeping might seem mundane at first. Yet over time, the excessive pressure and forces applied to your teeth can potentially exceed the structural integrity of tooth enamel. This can lead to a chip or fracture on one or more of your teeth. In a... Read more »

Gum Disease is More Common Than You’d Guess

If you’ve ever heard about gum disease, you recognize that its effects can be serious: lost teeth, infected gums and hurt bones. So that must mean that the disease is really unlikely, right? Most people still have their teeth, don’t they? Actually, the truth may surprise you. Keep reading to... Read more »