Maintaining Your Newly-Whitened Teeth

Teeth whitening has become very popular over the years. There are whitening toothpastes, mouthwashes and gels available in many retail stores. However, the best option for whitening your teeth is the one provided by your dentist. Dr. Alexander Larsen at Gentle Dental Arts in Orem, Utah can give you a... Read more »

The Progress of Dental Implants: Implant Bridges

In the middle of the 20th century, when dentists first began to use dental implants, they only replaced a single tooth. Over the past twenty years, varieties of dental implants have appeared. Thanks to advances in dental technology, your dentist, Dr. Alexander Larsen, can now use dental implants to anchor... Read more »

When Should You See Your Dentist?

You should see your dentist every six months for your regular cleaning and checkup. During a regular office visit, your dentist can spot small, or potential problems before they have a chance to become serious issues. But there are other times when you should make an appointment to see your... Read more »

Halitosis and Its Effect on Your Dental Health

Have you ever asked yourself what bad breath is and what causes it? Even though it can often be misconstrued as smells arising from foods you eat, bad breath is often the result of bacterial odors that come from your mouth. Bad breath can be produced by a variety of... Read more »

Implant-Supported Dentures

Because of advanced dentistry techniques that we use at Gentle Dental Arts, you do not need to be afraid of oral aging. Sometimes, no matter how well you take care of them, teeth eventually decay and fall out of the mouth. It is one thing that may happen with aging,... Read more »

Keep Your Smile Safe from the Risk of an Oral Emergency

Although oral emergencies cannot be predicted or in many cases prevented, there are steps and planning techniques you can implement in the event an oral emergency should ever occur. Keep your smile safe from the risk of an oral emergency. For more information about oral emergencies, consider the following: -... Read more »

What to Expect at Your Regular Cleaning

Having regular dental appointments is important for your oral health. Dr. Larsen and Dr. Storey suggest that patients come in for a checkup at least twice a year. Depending on your oral health, you may need to visit our office more often. Our dentists will examine your unique smile and... Read more »

Oral Sedation Can Help Reduce Dental Anxiety

If having necessary dental procedures performed are causing you to avoid your dentist, Dr. Alexander Larsen and Dr. Travis W. Storey are happy to help. Our Gentle Dental Arts are pleased to offer oral sedation for our patients with dental anxiety who need dental treatment. With our help, you can relax and... Read more »

Complete or Partial Dentures: Which is the Right Fit for You?

Did you know that depending on the number and health of a patient’s remaining teeth, dentures can be either complete or partial? Complete or partial, dentures are always made to restore bright, full smiles. Read over these facts about complete and partial dentures to see which is the right choice... Read more »

Have You Received Any Cancer Screenings Lately?

Have you received any cancer screenings lately? In the United States, roughly 40,000 people will be diagnosed with oral cancer every year. If you begin to notice any indiscretions in your oral health, get a checkup or cancer screening immediately, as the sooner cancer is detected the more likely you... Read more »