The Truth About Cavities

The truth about cavities is that they can begin to form anytime a tooth has erupted above the gum line. From the moment you are about six months old when your first tooth erupts, bacteria can take hold and create harmful acids that will damage your teeth. To learn more about cavities, here are some… Read more »

It’s Time for a Brighter Smile! We Can Help You!

If you have yellow teeth that you want to turn into a dazzling white smile, schedule an appointment at Frandsen Dental in Orem, Utah for a whitening treatment! We offer to you a powerful whitening treatment. Our treatment is completed in just one visit. In only a matter of minutes you can have a noticeably… Read more »

A Bridge Restoration Can Replace a Tooth Lost to Severe Tooth Decay

Tooth decay is a serious oral malady where bacteria attack a weakened area of tooth enamel. When it is allowed to progress without professional treatment, it will inevitably spread throughout the tooth. This could lead to a severe fracture or an infection in the root. In time, it could cause the total loss of the… Read more »

A Tooth with a Large Area of Decay Might Need a Total Crown Restoration

The natural bacteria living in your mouth are pervasive. Poor oral hygiene can embolden these bacteria to exploit textured or otherwise compromised areas of tooth enamel, causing tooth decay. If it goes without detection or professional treatment, the cavity can spread. In time, so much tooth enamel might be lost that Drs. Rich, Prince, and… Read more »

A Fractured Tooth Might Need a Crown to Prevent a Dangerous Cavity

While tooth enamel is very hard, there are still situations when a tooth can suffer a fracture. This is even more likely to occur if you have a habit of chewing on foreign objects or using your teeth as tools. Even if a fractured tooth doesn’t cause heightened sensitivity, you should still seek treatment and… Read more »

Important Information for the Prevention of Gum Disease

Poor oral hygiene habits invite a host of oral health problems. Beyond complications from tooth decay, an inconsistent or inadequate daily oral hygiene routine can also pose a threat to the health of your gums. If residual food particles and plaque aren’t cleaned away, they can harden into tartar. This bacterial-rich substance at the gum-line… Read more »

Enhance Your Smile With Dental Veneers

If you are looking forward to giving yourself the gift of a gorgeous smile this holiday season, consider enhancing your smile with dental veneers. Our team at can customize for you Lumineers®, which are thin, porcelain dental veneers that can turn even the most crooked or stained of smiles into snow-white masterpieces. Our Lumineers can offer… Read more »

Electric vs. Regular Toothbrush

Brushing your teeth is the single most important thing you can do to improve and maintain your oral health. However, using the wrong type of toothbrush can limit just how effective your brushing is at cleaning your teeth and fostering good oral health. That’s one of the reasons our team here at in , ,… Read more »

Healthy Smile Tips You Can Implement

Dr. and our team in , , want to share some tips with you today to help you create a healthy smile for the holidays. Even if you brush and floss daily, being mindful of these healthy smile tips can help you in your quest to avoid tooth decay and gum disease. Sufficient Saliva The… Read more »

Caring for Dental Fillings

Despite your efforts, you may develop tooth decay. If this happens, Drs. Rich, Prince, and Dansie may recommend a dental filling in , . A dental filling can correct and restore a tooth that has decay, thus helping you regain ideal oral health. At , we provide tooth-colored dental fillings. To place a filling, our… Read more »