You May Want to Take Up Chewing Gum When You Learn Its Benefits

If you are not already in the habit of chewing sugar-free gum, you may not know that it is a very easy and effective way to improve the health of your smile. It can be used in conjunction with brushing and flossing your teeth every day to improve your oral... Read more »

Gum Disease Terminology: Gingivitis vs. Periodontitis

The most common reason why adults lose their natural teeth is because of periodontal (gum) disease. Talking about gum disease requires understanding certain terms. So, exactly what are the differences between gingivitis and periodontitis? When the teeth and gums are accumulating copious amounts of plaque that is not removed with... Read more »

Why Do I Have to Floss?

Flossing can be tedious, slow, and time-consuming, especially when done on a daily basis. So, is it really worth all the muss and fuss to clean between your teeth every single day? The answer is yes—that in-between is extremely important when it comes to healthy teeth and gums, and flossing... Read more »

What to Expect with a Chipped Tooth

From everyday roughhousing to out-of-the-blue accidents, a chipped tooth can be hard to avoid. Sometimes uncomfortable, a chipped tooth can feel jagged and make biting difficult, and may also affect your confidence in talking or smiling with your teeth. A chipped tooth shouldn’t stop you from smiling, and the professionals... Read more »

Handle Dental Appointments Like a Pro With These Anxiety-Reducing Tips

Dental anxiety is often mistakenly termed “dental phobia,” but true phobia creates powerful emotional aversions to seeking dental care for dental issues and can compel people to refuse dental treatment altogether. Dental anxiety is a psychological disorder, but patients still recognize the value of dental care even though the simplest... Read more »

How Can CEREC® Enhance My Dental Crown Experience?

CEREC® is an advanced dental technology tool that can quickly restore a damaged or weakened smile with a same-day dental restoration such as a veneer, crown, inlay, or onlay. This equipment uses a high-quality dental material to create these dental restorations in the course of a single day. If you... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Bishop Family Dental, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and... Read more »

Making dental care fun

A fun dentist helps to make a dental appointment much easier for you and your child. Dr. Bishop, a Holladay City Children Dentist, is just that. At Bishop Family Dental our staff offer gentle dentistry to help children feel more relaxed during their appointments. During the appointment we will discuss... Read more »

Giving you a reason to smile!

Missing or discolored teeth can negatively impact your life. Not being able to smile or relax in social situations can be an added worry you no longer should deal with. A Salt Lake City Cosmetic Dentist like Dr. Bishop has many options and procedures to treat teeth that are chipped,... Read more »

Good sleep, healthy teeth

Sleeping habits have a significant effect on your teeth that you might not be aware of. Sleeping with your mouth open and teeth grinding are common but harmful night time habits. Sleeping with your mouth open puts you at greater risk for cavities. Saliva helps neutralize acids that cause decay.... Read more »