7 Foods for Healthy Gums

By Holladay Dental Excellence | November 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
A variety of foods that are good for your gum health.

Gums keep your teeth secure and protect your oral bones, so we need to make sure they are taken care of and can survive any harmful bacteria in the mouth. In addition to daily brushing, flossing and regular dentist visits, here are a few food items you can incorporate into your diet to give your…

Everything You Should Know About Denture Adhesive

By Holladay Dental Excellence | October 25, 2018 | 0 Comments
The top half of a full denture set sits on a dentist's table.

What is Denture Adhesive? Denture adhesive is a product that is applied to the underside of dentures and creates a layer between the dentures and the gums when worn. Adhesive can be used on full and partial denture to provide extra security and keep the dentures from slipping out of place. Adhesives begin to work…

The 6 Worst Foods and Drinks for Your Teeth

By Holladay Dental Excellence | September 19, 2018 | 0 Comments
A list and illustrations of unhealthy food.

There are many foods that can erode and stain your teeth but none are worse than the following list of unhealthy foods and beverages. 1. Soda Soda is one of the worst drinks for your teeth as the sugars in the drink stay on your teeth, and create a perfect feeding ground for bacteria. The…

Why Should Your Child Wear a Mouthguard?

By Holladay Dental Excellence | August 19, 2018 | 0 Comments
Children are seen playing football and wearing mouth guards.

If your child participates in organised support, dentists recommend they wear a mouth guard to protect their mouths from sports-related accidents or injuries. An injury can occur more easily than you might think, especially to their top, front teeth. Since these teeth protrude slightly outward from the rest of your teeth, an impact is more…

What is TMJ?

By Holladay Dental Excellence | July 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
Woman experiences pain in her jaw due to TMJ disorder.

What is TMJ? Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ) is a condition when the hinge connecting the upper and lower jaw does not work properly, causing pain and a feeling of the jaw becoming stuck. This hinge is a complex joint as it moves the lower jaw forward, backward and side-to-side. Any problem that prevents the muscles,…

5 Signs that Show you Need to Go to the Dentist

By Holladay Dental Excellence | June 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
Patient goes to dentist for dental care

5 Signs that Show you Need to Go to the Dentist People can be quick to go to the doctor for a cough or cold, but less people are as quick to go to the dentist when there is something wrong with their teeth or mouth. The American Dental Association has estimated that 100 million…

Your Guide to Toothpaste

By Holladay Dental Excellence | May 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
Toothpaste has been squeezed onto a toothbrush

Your Guide to Toothpaste The gel or mousse-like substance we squeeze onto our toothbrushes every morning and evening is a more complex substance than most people give it credit. We might not think much about toothpaste but there are a few things you should know to maintain optimum oral health. The types of toothpaste: There…

Dental Care in Holladay, UT

By Holladay Dental Excellence | March 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dental Care in Holladay, UT Holladay Dental Excellence is committed to providing exceptional dental care to patients in Holladay, Utah and surrounding areas. Dr. Val Ludlow dedicates many hours of continuing education each year to stay on the forefront of dentistry. Dr. Ludlow aims to provide patients with the latest technology and methods in dentistry…

Improve Your Smile With Cosmetic Dentistry

By Holladay Dental Excellence | February 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Cosmetic Dentistry Can Improve Any Smile! Dr. Val Ludlow is a highly trained cosmetic dentist in Holladay, UT. Dr. Ludlow has over 35 years of dentistry experience crafting beautiful, functional smiles. During your consultation, Dr. Ludlow performs comprehensive exams, listens to your dental goals, and addresses any underlying dental problems before offering a cosmetic dentistry…

All About Teeth Grinding

By Holladay Dental Excellence | January 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Do you grind your teeth? Teeth grinding is a common dental concern that can negatively impact your smile if you don’t receive treatment. Most patients don’t even realize they grind their teeth until they visit the dentist. So it important to schedule routine dental checkups to maintain a healthy smile. Teeth grinding can be caused…

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