The Truth About Dental Anxiety

Dental anxiety is a real thing! Studies show that up to 60% of people have anxiety about going to the dentist, and 5-10% of them have dental phobia – a recognized mental disorder. Dental anxiety causes varying degrees of fear which manifests itself in general nervousness, avoidance, dread, sleeplessness and sometimes actual feelings of panic … Continued

Do I Have Dry Mouth?

Check out our blog post to learn about a few signs and causes of dry mouth. If your mouth always feels like a desert, we are here to help. Consult with our team today for evaluation and treatment!

Fun Ways to Get Your Kids to Brush!

Getting kids to brush their teeth can be an uphill battle filled with kicking and screaming. However, starting kids with proper oral hygiene from a young age is critical in ensuring they carry these good habits into adulthood. In honor of Children’s National Dental Health Month this February, we came up with some fun and … Continued

VIP Program

VIP Treatment, Anyone? At Summit Family Dentistry, our VIP program is not your run-of-the-mill loyalty program. SFD delivers a comprehensive experience with perks, offers and events to honor our faithful referrers throughout the year. What does it mean to be a Summit Family Dentistry VIP patient? It means you’ll enjoy: – Special pampering at all … Continued

What Are Cavities?

Check out our blog post to learn what cavities are, how to know if you have one, how they are treated, and how to prevent them. Contact us for more cavity-prevention tips!

Bottle Decay in a Young Child

Written By: Dr. Richard Livesay At Foothills Community Dentistry, our sister office, we strive to provide caring, quality dentistry to all patients. We recently had a case in our office that we believe would be beneficial to share in an effort to bring awareness to a condition that’s not well known. What is Bottle Decay? … Continued

Why Do Teeth Turn Yellow?

If you’re frustrated by discolored teeth, read our blog post to discover common causes of yellow teeth. We also suggest how to improve your smile’s appearance! Contact us for additional help caring for your teeth.


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