What is Root Canal Treatment?

  What is a Root Canal? A root canal treatment is the removal of the tooth’s pulp in the center of the tooth. After the damaged, dead, or diseased pulp is removed the remainder is cleaned and filled. Many years ago teeth were completely removed if the pulp was diseased. Now days root canal treatment can save many teeth! Most …

Dental Plaque

Have you ever thought about gum disease? Dental plaque germs can cause permanent damage to your teeth. You can fight the germs with toothpaste, a toothbrush, and dental floss. There are a few different ways to protect your teeth and gums from disease and plaque.   What Is Dental Plaque? Just because your teeth look clean does not necessarily mean …

Halitosis

*medical term for bad breath* Approximately 1 out of 5 people suffer from halitosis. Most of the time, the cause for bad breathe is preventable and much more simple than you’d think. Very rarely a person’s bad breath may require medical attention.   Causes: Smoking- Smoking is a major cause of bad breath. It can cause multiple different oral infections …

Tour Our Bountiful UT Dental Office - Fifth South Dental

Welcome to the new Save Dental Blog!

Welcome to our first post! We want to focus on saving you money on your dental expenses and other areas of your life. We hope to provide you with educational content, fun facts, and ways to save money in your home and with your family. We look forward to seeing you in one of our offices!