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Dentistry is the study to prevent, treat and cure the disorders and diseases of the oral cavity. People believe that dentistry is anything related to only human teeth whereas the truth is that it is necessary for complete overall health. Dentists are the doctors who practice dentistry and the supporting team includes dental assistants, dental hygienists, dental technicians, dental therapists. The two major common diseases are tooth decay and gum disease or pyorrhea. Common treatments are restoration of teeth, extraction or surgical removal of teeth, scaling of teeth and endodentic root canal treatment. Four years of dental school needs to be completed to qualify as a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS), additional qualification needs to be completed to carry out more complex treatment. Finding a dentist that meets all the needs of an individual is important to find by having some criteria in mind while looking for a dentist. Dentist unlike in the past has to offer a much wider range of services. Along with tooth cleaning and cavity fillings they should also offer tooth extraction, root canals, tooth implants, cosmetic surgery and teeth whitening. Hence while searching for a dentist that would meet an individual’s requirements should be done by examining the services the doctor has to offer. Dr. Jim Ellis, DDS offers all the services ranging from cleaning to whitening.

Over the years significant change has taken place in the procedures and equipment used in dentistry. Very common equipment in the dentist offices are portable digital radiography or digital x-ray equipment. It offers accurate diagnosis of problems and x-ray film technology very speedily. Services offered has also become fast due to advancement in technology. Earlier crowning of teeth took around a week and now this is possible in just one day. Today’s dentist office has the equipment right in the office where the crown can be created while the doctors are busy with other services. Hence the services offered by dentists have become fast and accurate creating no nuisance and difficulties for the patients. Dr. Jim Ellis, DDS likewise performs the same service very efficiently. A dental crown is actually a cap in the shape of the tooth that is placed over a tooth to cover the tooth so that its appearance can be improved by restoring its shape, size and strength. A dental crown is needed to protect a weak tooth,, to restore  an already broken tooth,  to cover and support a tooth, to hold a dental bridge, to cover discolored teeth, to cover a dental implant and for cosmetic modification. Stainless steel, metals, porcelain-fused-to-metal, all-resin, all ceramic or all porcelain and temporary versus permanent crowns are available. Hence crowning of teeth is a very important service in a dental clinic.

When an infection goes beyond the root then root canal procedure is necessary. Dentist in Ogden Utah tries to catch its patient’s problem as early as possible so this is not required but when one has to choose between extraction of teeth and root canal then root canal is considered to be the better option than losing a tooth.  If one feels that an infection in the root can be cured by taking the antibiotics then he/she is extremely wrong. Like other infections the problems in the root cannot be cured  as easily and therefore one needs to visit the dentist at the earliest possible and the treatment should be started early on. One should go to the dentist while facing problems like inflammation the teeth, sensation to hot and cold foods and discomfort with either teeth or gums. A dentist much be visited before the problem becomes bad to worse.

With the advent of new methods and procedures visiting a dentist is no more a painful experience; one does not feel anxious anymore. It's no more uncomfortable to sit in the dentist chair for a long period of time. No more serious pain will have  to be experienced while the doctors  drills, fills a cavity or extract a tooth. All thanks to the advent of the very effective pain numbing substance, now pain is no more a concern. It was a quite a big deal visiting a dentist in Ogden, UT earlier but now with the advent of computers, x-ray machines, modern office designs have made visiting a dentist enjoyable and tension free. The technology that has brought the digital x-ray machines can take the pictures of an individual mouth from different angles and show the results in seconds.  This not only saves time but is also cost effective. These days’ modern office designs provide one with all the facilities to make him/her comfortable. The chairs that person is treated upon are also made very comfortable just like the chairs at the clinic of Dr. Ellis. The offices are made very clean and trendy to attract children.

Dr. Jim Ellis, DDS has to offer various services to its residents. Best Ogden dentist solves all the dental problems very effectively. The problems like a broken tooth, cavity, crowning, problems with braces, cleaning, filling, implants, teeth whitening, tooth decay are all solved here by the dentists in Odgen Utah. Not only this they also provide consultancy services like the proper way of brushing teeth, flossing,, cleaning or any way to take care of the teeth and solves all the oral problems. It creates an environment where the patient feels very comfortable and is well satisfied with the services offered to them.


About the Author

Dr. Jim Ellis, DDS offers quality dental care in Ogden, Utah. He specializes in cosmetic dentistry including teeth whitening and dental implants. Call us at (801) 783-3490 for more information or visit us at

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