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Cottonwood Heights, Utah 84121-3724

Your Compassionate Dentist in Cottonwood Heights

Whether you need a routine teeth cleaning or dental implant restorations, it's crucial that you have a dentist you can confidently turn to for all your oral health needs. At Utah Family Dental at Cottonwood Heights, we're proud to offer extensive dental care services to help improve and protect your smile's functionality and aesthetics. You can rest assured that our attentive staff will listen to your needs and provide effective services without overselling our offerings.

We're proud to serve as a dependable dental office to Cottonwood Heights residents and those in its surrounding areas. You can find our practice at the corner of East Fort Union Blvd. and S. Highland Dr. In addition to our comprehensive dental services, we provide same-day dental care for emergencies whenever possible. Call or visit us today to schedule your next appointment and find out how we can help your smile look and feel its best!

Our High-Quality Dental Services

When you visit our practice for the first time, we'll start by asking you questions about your oral health. Have you been feeling any tooth pain? Has it been a while since you last received dental care? From there, we'll use diagnostic technology like x-rays to get a better look at your teeth, gums, and jawbones. Finally, our dentist and their team will create your personalized treatment plan and answer any questions you may have about it.

Our excellent dental services include, but are not limited to:

  • Dental Implant Restorations: If you're looking for high-quality implant-supported restorations, our team has an extensive selection of choices for you.
  • Orthodontics: This treatment is an excellent way to create a more visually appealing smile and give you a better bite.
  • Cleanings and Prevention: Our thorough cleanings and preventive services keep your family's smiles healthy and beautiful.

Experienced Cottonwood Heights Family Dentistry

We understand that dental services can place a strain on many patients' budgets. That's why a hallmark of our practice is offering customized payment plans to help you get the treatment you need. Our friendly and communicative reception staff will work with you to settle on a plan that allows you to make manageable and consistent payments.

At Utah Family Dental at Cottonwood Heights, we're passionate about providing our patients with quality preventive, restorative, and cosmetic dental services. Our experienced dentist and their staff can't wait to give you the exceptional care you need. Contact us today to schedule your next appointment with our Cottonwood Heights dentist!


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Prosthodontics is the specialized field of dentistry concerned with diagnosing, planning and executing restorative and cosmetic treatments.  Dentists who choose to specialize in prosthodontics must complete three or four more years of dedicated training following dental school. A prosthodontist is in essence an architect, who formulates a comprehensive treatment plan and informs the patient as to what is possible.  Missing or defective teeth can be extremely detrimental to self-esteem and self-confidence.  Using the latest technology, a...

The term “periodontics” refers to the dental specialty that pertains to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of periodontal disease that affects the gums and jawbone.  The gum tissues serve to surround and support the teeth and the underlying jawbone anchors teeth firmly in place.  Periodontists have completed several years of extra dental training and are concerned with maintaining the function, health and aesthetics of the jawbone and tissues. Reasons for periodontal treatment Periodontal disease is a progressive condition which...

A preventive program is a cooperative effort by the patient, dentist, and dental staff to preserve the natural dentition and supporting structures by preventing the onset, progress, and recurrence of dental diseases and conditions.Preventing dental disease starts at home with good oral hygiene and a balanced diet.  It is continued in the dental office by the efforts of your dentist and dental hygienist to promote, restore, and maintain your oral health.Prevention also includes regular dental exams, cleanings, and x-rays. Sealants and fluoride...

It’s great news that the incidence of tooth decay has significantly diminished over the years due to the use of fluorides and an increase in patient awareness.  However, teeth are still susceptible to decay, infection, and breakage and sometimes need to be restored back to health.  Through improved techniques and modern technology, we are now able to offer more options for restoring a tooth back to its normal shape, appearance and function. Should your teeth ever require a restorative treatment, you can rest assured knowing we will always...

Dental emergencies are quite frightening and often painful.  Prompt treatment is almost always required to alleviate pain and to ensure the teeth have the best possible chance of survival. Sometimes, teeth become fractured by trauma, grinding, or biting on hard objects.  In other cases, fillings, crowns, and other restorative devices can be damaged or fall out of the mouth completely.  If there is severe pain, it is essential to contact our office immediately.  The pain caused by dental emergencies almost always gets worse without treatment,...

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What should I do if I have bad breath?

Bad breath (halitosis) can be an unpleasant and embarrassing condition.  Many of us may not realize that we have bad breath, but everyone has it from time to time, especially in the morning. There are various causes that attribute to bad breath, but in healthy people, the major source is... ...Read More

Brushing and flossing help control the plaque and bacteria that cause dental disease. Plaque is a film of food debris, bacteria, and saliva that sticks to the teeth and gums.  The bacteria in plaque convert certain food particles into acids that cause tooth decay.  Also, if plaque is not removed,... ...Read More

Over the years, there has been some concern about the safety of amalgam (silver) fillings. An amalgam is a blend of copper, silver, tin, and zinc, bound by elemental mercury.  Dentists have used this blended metal to fill teeth for more than 100 years.  The controversy is due to claims that the... ...Read More

You should have your teeth checked and cleaned at least twice a year, though your dentist or dental hygienist may recommend more frequent visits. Regular dental exams and cleaning visits are essential in preventing dental problems and maintaining the health of your teeth and gums.  At these... ...Read More

Four out of five people have periodontal disease and don’t know it!  Most people are not aware of it because the disease is usually painless in the early stages.  Unlike tooth decay, which often causes discomfort, it is possible to have periodontal disease without noticeable symptoms.  Having... ...Read More

Brushing our teeth removes food particles, plaque, and bacteria from all tooth surfaces, except in between the teeth.  Unfortunately, our toothbrush can’t reach these areas that are highly susceptible to decay and periodontal (gum) disease. Daily flossing is the best way to clean between the... ...Read More

If you’re feeling somewhat self-conscious about your teeth or simply want to improve your smile, cosmetic dental treatments may be the answer to a more beautiful, confident smile. Cosmetic dentistry has become very popular in the last several years, not only due to advances in cosmetic dental... ...Read More

Porcelain veneers are very thin shells of tooth-shaped porcelain that are individually crafted to cover the fronts of teeth.  They are very durable and will not stain, making them a very popular solution for those seeking to restore or enhance the beauty of their smile. Veneers may be used to... ...Read More

Since teeth whitening has now become the number one aesthetic concern of many patients, there are many products and methods available to achieve a brighter smile. Professional teeth whitening (or bleaching) is a simple, non-invasive dental treatment used to change the color of natural tooth... ...Read More

With many state-of-the-art dental treatments and prevention options available in dentistry today, there are fewer reasons for having to extract (remove) teeth.  When something does go wrong with a tooth, we try to do everything possible to restore the tooth to its original function.  Removing a... ...Read More