Maximize your dental benefits!

By: | Published: November 4, 2015



Its nearing the end of the year, which means now is the time to maximize your dental benefits before they are gone!

Most insurances do not allow you to roll-over your unused benefits to the next year. They are on a traditional yearly calendar and patient benefits renew on January 1st. Any insurance benefits not used by then will get forfeited and you will be unable to use them.

Why should you maximize your dental benefits?

  1. Use ‘em or lose ‘em. Maximize your yearly allotted amount, if you don’t use them before the end of the year then you lose them.
  2. Think of your deductible. Most patients pay their deductible and then never go back for a follow up which means their earned benefits go unused.
  3. You pay for this service, so make it count. You pay for your dental insurance, so use it instead of giving the insurance company your money and getting nothing in return.

Get your money’s worth and keep your gums and teeth healthy! By delaying dental appointments and treatments you are risking it will be more costly and extensive treatments. When your gums and teeth are healthy, you boost your overall health.

If you have any dental work you have been putting off, now is the time to come and see us! Call us at 801-747-8016 to schedule your consultation for treatment today! Hurry before time runs out!

Costume Contest

By: | Published: October 29, 2015

Here at The Center of Dental Professionals and A Kid’s Place Dentistry our staff loves Halloween!! We will all be dressed up tomorrow to celebrate, and we want YOU to join in on the fun too!

If you have a dental appointment with us tomorrow, Friday October 30th, come dressed up if your Halloween costume! Every patient who dresses up will be entered to win a prize!


Halloween Candy Buy Back

By: | Published: October 15, 2015

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Its Halloween time! Which means lots of fun and lots of unhealthy, sugary candy. But good news, A Kid’s Place Dentistry and The Center of Dental Professionals has a Halloween Candy Buy Back program!

Join us November 1st – November 12th!

Bring your Halloween candy into us and we will donate it to Operation Gratitude. Operation Gratitude sends care packages to our troops so they can have a bit of the holidays wherever they’re serving. In return for your Halloween candy, you’ll receive a goodie bag filled with dental goodies including a toothbrush, floss, and toothpaste, not to mention that great feeling that comes with making a soldier’s day.

Please bring your Halloween candy to 530 East 500 South Salt Lake City, Utah anytime during business hours from November 1st – November 12th.

Visit our event page for more information and to RSVP!

Now go trick-or-treat!

Now Offering Orthodontics!

By: | Published: October 8, 2015


We are excited to announce that the Center of Dental Professionals now offers Orthodontic Services for children, teens and adults! Now you or your child can receive orthodontic care right here in our office and experience a straighter, healthier, and more beautiful smile.

Our providers have provided orthodontics for years and know just what your smile needs. We tailor each treatment plan specifically for our individual patients and their own unique needs!

If you know that you need braces, that your jaw or teeth are misaligned, or if you just want to come in and check us out, call us at 801-747-8000 to schedule a Complimentary Consultation and get one step closer to a perfect smile!

Dental Implants the Solution to Traditional Dentures

By: | Published: September 23, 2015


According to the Washington Dental Service Foundation, around 75% of adults 60 and older have only a portion of their original teeth. Millions of American’s suffer from tooth loss due to tooth decay, injury, or gingivitis. Do you suffer from these problems? The answer could be Dental Implants!

Dental implants are becoming dentists’ treatment of choice. Compared to dentures, dental implants are more stable, preserve more bone, are more predictable, and cause less irritation than ordinary dentures.
Dental implants are stronger than dentures due to the implantation process. Dental implants become the roots of your missing or extracted teeth. The titanium in the implant molds to your jaw bone and becomes a great support for your fixed dentures. The dental implants will not slip, cause bone damage, or decay like other processes such as bridgework will. They support the teeth and prevent them from movement and accidental dislodging, while preserving your jaw bone and preventing bone loss unlike classic dentures.

Dentures can become loose which makes your gums irritated and sore and makes eating painful, but there are other options that can allow you to eat comfortably and confidently.

There are two implant procedures that take the place of dentures. One is a removable overdenture that uses two to four implants for support, which improves comfort and functionality. Another option is a fixed prosthesis, known as the hybrid, which uses four to six implants for support and offers more comfort along with the look and feel of natural teeth.

Dental implants allow you to get better nutrition, lead a more active lifestyle, and have more confidence in your smile.
These procedures are gentle, fast, and have a short recovery time.

No age is too old for dental implants! Schedule your consultation for dental implants with Dr. Maurice Jenkins today! Call us at 801-747-8015 or visit us online at

Closed for Labor Day

By: | Published: September 3, 2015


The Center of Dental Professionals and A Kid’s Place Dentistry Inc. will be closed in observance of Labor Day, Monday September 7, 2015. If you are a patient of record and have an emergency you can reach our on-call service at 801-824-6007. We will be back in the office Tuesday September 8th at 7:00am.

We wish you all a happy and enjoyable Labor Day!

CORE Open House

By: | Published: August 28, 2015

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The Core Foundation would like to invite you, a prospective student, to an open house!

Come in and meet our professional staff and see how we work towards empowering YOU to become a Certified Dental Assistant or a Dental Administrator.

Open House

September 1, 2015 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Located at 530 East 500 South Salt Lake City, 84102

Dental Assistant and Dental Administrators are positions that are growing in demand with earning potential of $12-$16 per hour.

The Core Foundation was developed to prepare our graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary for achieving success in the dental field quickly and with integrity.

Our training facility is located on the upper-level of a 5,000 square foot cutting-edge Dental Office and Pediatric Surgical Suite and our hands-on curriculum is taught using only the highest quality of equipment. We utilize digital panoramic and ceph x-ray technology and use an efficient, reliable paperless system. The Core Foundation specifically focuses on working in teams to maximize the learning process and aid in the smooth transition into the dental field.

The programs are 12 weeks in length, evening and night classes are offered. Tuition financing is available.

Not only do we help you exceed the industry standard and become an exceptional dental assistant or front-office administrator through our course, but we also assist graduates with resume preparation and job placement.

Questions about our programs and facility are encouraged. Come to the open house to tour all of our on- site facilities. On-site registration will be available.

Call Abigail today at 801-747-8007 to RSVP and make a step in the direction of a fun and rewarding career.


We can’t wait to meet you!


For additional information check us out online at

Or find us on Facebook at The Core Foundation


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Exciting news for the Center of Dental Professionals

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We are very excited to announce a new development here at The Center of Dental Professionals

We now have a periodontist!

Now anytime you need the care of a periodontist—a specialist in advanced gum disease and all related treatments— you can come to where you are already comfortable going and receive the best care possible.

This is especially great news for any of our patients who have been treated here for gum disease. Gum disease, unfortunately, requires constant monitoring and maintenance, but with our new dental specialist working alongside you, you can take control of your oral health and receive the care and options that you desire!

We are committed to your overall oral health.  As a sign of this commitment we are extending a FREE CONSULTATION with our specialist Dr. Nicholson to anyone who would like to take advantage of this exciting new opportunity!

Call us today at 801.747.8018 to schedule your consultation as space is limited. We look forward to seeing you!


Meet Dr. Nicholson

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Dr. Nicholson is a dental specialist who completed an additional 3 YEARS of training beyond dental school to become a board certified periodontist. He believes oral health is a choice and always feels honored to participate in this choice with our patients. 

Schedule a Consultation Today!


FREE Patient Appreciation Party Today!

By: | Published: August 15, 2015

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A Kid’s Place Dentistry &
The Center of Dental Professionals

Patient Appreciation Party TODAY at Classic Fun Center!

Time: 12:00PM- As long as you want to stay
Location: Classic Fun Center
9151 South 255 West
Sandy, Utah 84070

FREE Admission and Pizza.
Bring the family and join in the FUN.
When you arrive, just let the admission staff know you are with
A Kid’s Place Dentistry.

We hope to see you there!

The Annual Easter Egg Hunt!

By: | Published: March 26, 2015

Easter Reminder

We are a little over a week away from The Center of Dental Professionals and A Kids Place Dentistry’s annual Easter Egg Hunt! The hunt is one of our biggest community events for the year and we are so thrilled to be having it at Liberty Park on April 4th at 9am.

Getting hundreds of eggs ready for our friend the Easter Bunny to hide in the park.

Getting hundreds of eggs ready for our friend the Easter Bunny to hide in the park.

The Easter Bunny and his helpers will be there to hand out candy, provide face painting, and hide all of the eggs for families with young children. We will also have doughnuts and other refreshments available to anyone that wants to join us.

We will have lots of cool prizes, like this water gun, for whoever finds the golden egg!

We will have lots of cool prizes, like this water gun, for whoever finds the golden egg!

For more information or to RSVP go to our Facebook page for more information.

Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 4th at 9am at Liberty Park.
Arrive early as parking is limited.