THE TOOTHACHE PROS
Cosmetic, Family, & Emergency Dentists
4110 South Highland Dr. #200
Salt Lake City, UT 84124
(801) 278-8800
By Olympus View Dental
September 25, 2014
Category: Oral Health
Tags: Child Safety  

healthy kids oral health Kids just want to have fun, but unfortunately sometimes that fun turns into rough play and accidents can happen. Salt Lake City emergency dentists at Olympus View Dental see cases of dental trauma in young children often. If you have a youngster who loves to play a little rough with other kids, here is what you should know about playground antics and the potential for dental trauma.
 

Kids Don’t Always Know Boundaries on the Playground

Unlike adults, children aren’t as aware of the potential consequences of their actions. They don’t know that a playful wrestling match can quickly turn into a fight that causes them to hit their head or mouth on something hard. When this happens, it can result in cracked, chipped or missing teeth.
 
Dental trauma in a child is not something that should be ignored -- an experienced dentist should address it as soon as possible. The condition of the teeth during childhood affects the way a child’s teeth will look and function as adults. That’s why each dentist at Olympus View Dental gladly offers area residents the ability to come into their office for an urgent visit.
 

Preventative Solutions

The best solution for your child is one that prevents the dental emergency altogether. One preventative solution is to have your young one fitted with a mouth guard. He can wear this mouth guard while on the playground and you can rest more assured that his teeth with be safe. If your child has strong teeth and healthy gums, her teeth are more likely to be resilient, so ensure that she brushes thoroughly in the morning and at night before bed with high quality toothpaste for kids that fights cavities and strengthens the enamel.
 

Kids Emergency Dentist Salt Lake City

Children should learn the importance of protecting and maintaining good oral health from a very young age. Teach them how to protect their teeth and gums whether they’re on the playground or eating in the cafeteria at school. When dental trauma happens to a child, don’t hesitate to call Olympus View Dental on South Highland Drive in SLC at 801-788-8800. Emergency dental help is just a phone call away.
 
By Olympus View Dental
September 02, 2014
Category: Dental Visit

affordable dentistWe are all looking to pinch our pennies and save some money. We might clip coupons to do it or we might decide to walk home rather than take public transportation. We might opt for the bargain brands or we may decide we don’t need that beautiful dress that we’ve been eyeing in the shop window. People love getting deals. Seriously, who doesn’t love it when their checking account is prospering? We understand that people want to save money and be smart about their purchase. However, we also know how important it is to take care of yourself. This means seeing your Salt Lake City dentist regularly.
 
 
Do you consider Salt Lake City dental visits expensive or a luxury? Well now you don’t have to. We’ll make sure that you walk out of your next dental appointment not only healthy but also financially happy. Here’s how!
 
 
Are you a new patient of Olympus View Dental, your affordable Salt Lake City dentist? If so, you can claim this wonderful dental offer now. When you come in for an exam and X-rays you’ll receive a whitening system absolutely free. So not only will you walk out with healthy teeth but also a glowing, radiant smile. Who doesn’t want that?
 
 
 
Need financing for your next dental appointment? No sweat! CareCredit is here to help you get the financial support you need so you can ensure that your smile stays beautiful and healthy. Your Salt Lake City dentist can’t say enough about CareCredit. They offer no interest financing and low minimum monthly payment options so that you can choose the monetary path that works for your lifestyle. No muss, no fuss! Your entire family can easily be covered under this plan.
 
 
Do you actually have a dental plan? That’s wonderful news. You are lucky to have something that will make sure that your smile is always its best. On our end we accept thousands of dental insurance companies to make everything a bit easier on our patients. We know you don’t want to deal with insurance hassles, so our dental office in Salt Lake City, UT tries to make sure every visit is as breezy and free of financial issues as possible.
 
 
What do you say? Are you ready for an affordable dentist in Utah? If so, call us today at (801) 278-8800.
 
 
Have we made your financial woes a bit easier? Have you found our payment options easily to work with? Or maybe you’re a CareCredit user who can’t praise it enough. If so, we want to hear your stories. You might just help someone who desperately needs to see a dentist.
 
By Olympus View Dental
May 02, 2014
Category: Uncategorized
Tags: Untagged
tooth acheIs there an ache in your mouth that is unbearable?  If there is, this may be a toothache and if it is not properly treated it could lead to something worse and more serious.  Our affordable dentist in Salt Lake City describes a toothache as pain around the teeth or jaws.  In many instances, toothaches are caused by tooth or jaw problems such as a cavity, cracked tooth, an exposed tooth root, gum disease and many more problems. 
 
Sometimes, toothaches can be caused by a problem that does not originate in the tooth or the jaw.  Pain around the teeth and the jaws can be symptoms of diseases of the heart, ears, and sinuses.  It is important to recognize a toothache in Salt Lake City right away and to seek treatment immediately in order to protect your body from any further problems. 
 
 

Types of Toothaches and What They Mean

 
 
There are various types of toothaches, each of which may signify a different type of oral health problem.  Evaluation and diagnosis by our Salt Lake City affordable dentist can determine the type of toothache you are suffering from and its source. 
 
First of all, if your toothache is characterized by sharp, intermittent tooth sensitivity or pain, it may be a signal of gum recession, enamel loss from over-brushing or aging, wear and tear, or a small dental cavity.  Sensitivity to heat may also signify a small cavity, but it could be the result of an abscess, crack or severe decay.
 
Other types of toothaches include:
  • Chronic toothaches
     
  • Intense, throbbing pain
     
  • Painful eating
     
  • Back of the jaw pain
 

Preventing a Toothache is Key

 
 
The most important step to preventing toothaches is by establishing a regular oral hygiene routine and sticking with it.  Failure to brush and floss regularly after meals can significantly increase your risk of developing cavities because after you eat bacteria in your mouth feed on sugar and starch producing acid that can eat a hole in your tooth’s enamel.  If the cavity is not filled, it can cause considerable pain and potentially destroy the dentin, pulp and the tooth’s nerve.
 
Follow these simple tips to help prevent toothaches:
 
  • Brush at least twice a day, preferably after every meal and snack
     
  • Floss once a day to prevent gum disease
     
  • Visit our Salt Lake City family dentist twice a year for oral examinations and a professional cleaning
 
Regardless of the type, our family dentist in Salt Lake City will evaluate your toothache through oral examination. Once diagnosed, we can offer a proper treatment plan to put an end to your ache. 
By drfroerer@olympusview.com
November 08, 2013
Category: Uncategorized
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Our dentist's at Olympus View Dental work hard to get you out of pain.  We offer 24/7 emergency toothache relief by appointment.  Our team will insure you have the quickest toothache relief possible!  

COMMON CAUSES OF TOOTHACHES:

  • Tooth Decay
  • Fractures
  • Dental Abscess
  • Broken Filling or Tooth
  • Gum Infection
  • Referred Pain From the Jaw or Other Areas

COMMON SYMPTOMS OF TOOTHACHES:

  • Sharp, Stabbing, Achy Pain
  • Swelling
  • Bad Taste in Mouth
  • Fever or Headache

WHAT CAN YOU DO TO TREAT YOUR TOOTHACHE?

  • Over-The-Counter Topical Pain Relief Gels (e.g. Ambesol)
  • Over-The-Counter Temporary Dental Filling Material - This is great if you have a hole in your tooth with an exposed nerve.
  • Over-The-Counter Temporary Dental Cement - This is great if you have a loose crown.
  • Sipping Hot or Cold Water
  • CALL US!!  (801)278-8800  -  Some times there is no other way to find toothache relief without seeing a qualified dentist.

WHEN SHOULD YOU CALL US FOR HELP?

  • Severe Pain That Wont Go Away
  • Significant Area of Swelling In or Around the Mouth
  • Tooth Has Been Received Significant Trauma

WHAT WILL HAPPEN IF YOU SEE US FOR AN EMERGENCY TOOTHACHE?

  • FAST TOOTHACHE RELIEF!
  • Our caring dentists specialize in treating toothaches!!  We are able to do what is needed to relieve the pain and restore your teeth back to looking their best.  
  • We strive to be your ONE-STOP DENTAL TREATMENT facility by providing in house root canal therapy, dental extractions, implants, etc.

Whether you are an existing patient or searching for a dentist in the Salt Lake City or Holladay area, we're excited you are here. With the dental industry advancing, we recognize the importance of keeping our patients and visitors up to date with all of the new and exciting things taking place in our practice.

As we move forward with our blog, we hope to promote dental awareness as a vital part of your healthy lifestyle. Here you will find a variety of articles and topics including dental news, advancements in dental technology and treatment, practical dental health advice and updates from Drs. Findley, Tidwell, Froerer, or Elder and their staff.

We hope you find our blog to be helpful, engaging and informational to ensure your best dental health.

As always, feel free to contact us with any dental questions or concerns.


--The Olympus View Dental Team





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