Gift Yourself and Your Loved Ones With a Healthier Smile

Your daily brushing and flossing routine is crucial to thwarting dreaded cavities and gum disease from invading your smile, but by itself, it’s still not enough to maintain top-notch oral health. There is a reason we recommend regular dental cleanings and exams! Seeing our dental team for routine dental checkups... Read more »

Everything You Want to Know About Your Child’s Primary Teeth

Do you have questions about your child's developing smile? If so, today we're going to talk about their teeth. Your infant's primary teeth can appear as early as five months, and by the time they are one year old, they usually have sprouted six baby teeth (typically the top four... Read more »

The Difference Between Full and Partial Dentures

Do you know the important differences between full and partial dentures? Our team is happy to review both versions for optimal tooth replacement to help you better understand how they can restore your smile. Below we will review the main types of dentures, which are full and partial dentures, and... Read more »

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are... Read more »

10 Things You Can Look Forward to With Implant Supported Dentures

At Gentle Dental Arts, one of our favorite restorative treatment options that we offer our patients in the Orem, Utah and the surrounding areas are implant-supported dentures. Used to replace multiple missing teeth, these dentures offer exceptional stability and security as they are anchored into the jawbone. Many of our... Read more »

Composite Dental Fillings Are Beautiful and Strong

Do you suspect you might have a cavity? If you have a persistent toothache or one that is noticeable when you consume something cold, hot or sweet? Do you notice a hole or pit in one of your teeth? If so, you may very well have a cavity caused by... Read more »

How Can Intraoral Cameras Benefit Your Smile?

At Gentle Dental Arts in Orem, Utah, the intraoral camera, or IO, is just one of the state-of-the-art tools that Dr. Alexander Larsen uses to make sure you receive the quality care you have come to expect from our dentist. Using this tiny digital camera - which is a little... Read more »

Do You Have Questions About Same Day Dental Crowns?

If you have recently had a root canal, a dental implant, or a dental bridge, Dr. Larsen will likely recommend having a dental crown placed to complete the tooth. Even if you have a severely damaged or decayed tooth, a fractured tooth or weakened tooth, a dental crown can help... Read more »

Save Your Tooth With the Help of a Root Canal

If you have a severely damaged, decaying, or infected tooth, you may be nervous about having it treated when you are told you need a root canal. This endodontic treatment has an undeserved reputation that unfairly conjures up images of pain. Like many dental practices, root canal therapy has come... Read more »

Neglecting Your Oral Health Can lead to Periodontitis

If you have gum disease, you may or may not know it depending on the severity and stage of the disease. The earlier you catch this condition and treat it, the better your chances of reversing it. This is why seeing your dentist regularly is so important, as with other... Read more »