The Proper Care of Your Toothbrush

Dr. Sam Richey of Lighthouse Dental and Orthodontic in Riverton, Utah wants to know if your toothbrush needs a tuneup. Take a good look at the bristles. Are the bristles worn, flattened, or starting to droop? If so, then it is time for a new toothbrush. You and your toothbrush should not be in a long-term relationship. If your toothbrush... read more »

Caring for your Baby’s Teeth

So you have a new baby! Congratulations from all of us at Lighthouse Dental and Orthodontics! You have a great deal on your mind right now, getting used to having a new baby in the house and taking care of meals, baths, playtime, and just getting a little sleep now and then. Even though you have a full plate, be... read more »

The Key Causes of Halitosis

Bad breath is sometimes the result of a symptom of an underlying illness. Bad breath, often called halitosis, is caused by unpleasant odors coming from your mouth. The smell is often caused by bacterial buildup within your mouth, but can also be the result of something worse. Listed below are a few things you should know about halitosis to help... read more »