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The University of Utah's New School of Dentistry WIll Benefit More than Future Dentists

Apr 1, 2015

The new School of Dentistry is opening at the University of Utah, but it’s exciting for everyone, not just future dentists. Dr. Glen Hanson is a professor and the Interim Dean at the new School of Dentistry. He says oral health is an important component of overall health, and the new school is ...

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Tips to Make Dentist Visits Easier for Children with Autism

Mar 26, 2015

It’s bad enough to take children to the dentist in the best of circumstances, but for children with autism, the sights, sounds and smells of a dental office can be overwhelming. Dr. James Bekker at the University of Utah School of Dentistry gives tips for parents and dentists to make the ...

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No More Darth Vader Mask to Manage Apnea

Jul 18, 2014

While a tank and mask can make sleep apnea more manageable, the machine is still loud and difficult for some people to use. A new appliance may be able to solve this problem. Dr. Bryce Williams talk about how the device works and how users and their partners can benefit from it....

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Mouth Guards: A Simple Way to Save Your Smile

Jun 23, 2014

Many teens and adults don’t wear mouth guards for sports, but an accident in these activities can ruin a million-dollar smile in seconds. Oral surgeon Dr. Bryce Williams talks about how many of the procedures he’s done could have been prevented by these simple devices. He also discusses how you ...

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Whether You Smoke It or Chew It, Tobacco Destroys Teeth

May 15, 2014

Gum recession, cavities, and cancer: tobacco has serious effects on oral health. Dr. Bryce Williams discusses the negative effects of tobacco on the mouth, and why oral cancer isn’t always in plain sight. He also talks about other lesser-known bad habits that contribute to poor dental health....

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Kid’s Teeth: Common Questions

Feb 19, 2014

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. Oral Surgeon, Dr. Bryce Williams, answers common questions about your kids teeth: at what age should your child go to the dentist for the first time, do kids really need to brush three times a day, any tricks to motivate my kids to brush, how to...

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ER or Not: Toothache

Sep 24, 2013

Should you go to the ER if you have a really bad toothache? Find out in this episode of ER or Not with Dr. Troy Madsen from the University of Utah Hospital....

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