Monday: 8am – 6pm
Tuesday: 8am – 5pm
Wednesday: 8am-5pm
Thursday: 8am – 5pm
Friday: 7am – 2pm

Highland Heights Dental
4046 S Highland Drive, Suite 115
Millcreek, Utah 84124

William S. Halsted (September 23, 1852 – September 7, 1922)

William S. Halsted M.D. was most famous for being one of the “Big Four” founding professors at John Hopkins Hospital and also developed the residencytraining system. He is famous in dental history for being the first person to extract a tooth using local anesthetic. He discovered the anesthetic after reading about cocaine drops being used to numb the eye for surgeries. He injected cocaine into a patient’s jaw demonstrating the value of numbing the jaw for tooth extractions and other jaw surgeries. During his investigations, he used himself as a subject to chart zones of anesthesia unknowingly addicting himself to cocaine. To cure his addiction, doctors tried using morphine to counter the effects. He later became dependent on both drugs for the remainder of his life (about 38 years). At Highland Heights Dental, we do not use cocaine as a local anesthetic. So don’t ask!

Do Dentists Accept Select Health Insurance?

When you’re seeking dental care, one of the first questions on your mind is probably whether or not your insurance will cover the cost. If you’re covered by Select Health insurance, you may be wondering whether or not dentists accept this type of coverage. The answer is yes – many dentists do accept Select Health insurance. Here’s what you need to know.

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Blue Cross Blue Shield In-Network Dentist Utah

Blue Cross Blue Shield is one of the largest providers of health insurance in the United States, offering coverage to millions of individuals and families. One of the benefits of having a Blue Cross Blue Shield plan is access to a network of in-network dentists in Utah who are covered under your plan. In this article, we’ll explore what it means to be an in-network dentist and how to find one in Utah.

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