Entries by Garon Larsen, D.M.D.

I’m Embarrassed to Smile

Cosmetic Dentistry in Alpine, UT It’s hard to smile when your teeth are missing, stained or damaged. Even if your mouth is healthy, crowded teeth and poor bite can make you feel self-conscious about your appearance. If you’re tired of hiding your smile behind your hand, top Alpine dentist, Dr. Garon Larsen, can help. Dr. […]

I’m Having a Hard Time Chewing

Dental Implants and Implant Dentures in Alpine Bad or missing teeth are not just aesthetic problems. They can lead to discomfort or pain when chewing, making you lose your appetite. Teeth sensitivity in an otherwise healthy mouth can also make you avoid certain foods. Another issue is poor-fitting dentures that come off when you eat […]

Understand How to Overcome Your Genetics

As we move closer and closer to understanding the human genome, we are finding out more bits and pieces along the way. In regards to your oral health, your genetics play a much larger role than we previously suspected! About 60% of your risk for decay can be traced to one of those little genes […]

Three At-Home Remedies for Bruxism

Is waking up with a headache or pain in your jaw a regular occurrence? Before you pop more pain relievers, you should consider that there might be something else going on. Waking up with a headache is often a sign of bruxism, or grinding your teeth. This mostly occurs at night while you are sleeping. […]

Your Child’s First Steps to Oral Health

Setting your child up for success begins from the beginning of life. There are so many theories and things you can and should do to prepare your child for their future, but there’s a lot of room for mistakes, too. When it comes to oral health, we’d love to see our patients taking care of […]

Three Ways We Make Your Dental Appointment Easier

We know that going to the dentist is not the easiest thing for every patient! In fact, some patients are really terrified to come into the office for a cleaning, much less an appointment. In our office, we make things easier on our patients by identifying the things that trigger fear and moving past them! […]