Dental First Aid

What To Do In a Dental Emergency

All information is from the American Dental Association’s Website:

Bitten Lip or Tongue

Clean the area gently with a cloth and apply cold compresses to reduce any swelling. If the bleeding doesn’t stop, go to a hospital emergency room immediately.

Broken Tooth

Rinse your mouth with warm water to clean the area. Use cold compresses on the area to keep any swelling down. Call your dentist immediately.

Jaw-Possibly Broken

Apply cold compresses to control swelling. Go to your dentist or a hospital emergency department immediately.

Knocked Out Tooth

Hold the tooth by the crown and rinse off the root of the tooth in water if it’s dirty. Do not scrub it or remove any attached tissue fragments. If possible, gently insert and hold the tooth in its socket. If that isn’t possible, put the tooth in a cup of milk and get to the dentist as quickly as possible. Remember to take the tooth with you!

Objects Caught Between Teeth

Try to gently remove the object with dental floss; avoid cutting the gums. Never use a sharp instrument to remove any object that is stuck between your teeth. If you can’t dislodge the object using dental floss, contact your dentist.


Rinse your mouth with warm water to clean it out. Gently use dental floss or an inter-dental cleaner to ensure that there is no food or other debris caught between the teeth. Never put aspirin or any other painkiller against the gums near the aching tooth because it may burn the gum tissue. If the pain persists, contact your dentist.

Patient Forms

We want to welcome you to the Cougar Dental Center family!

We are glad that you are interested in becoming a patient of Dr. Todd Groesbeck and Dr. Corbin Matthews’ Provo, UT dental practice. New patients are always welcome here. Everyone at Cougar Dental Center is committed to making your visits pleasant and stress-free. You can count on our friendly, highly experienced staff to always provide the highest standard of dental care in a clean, state-of-the art environment. Your comfort is our top priority.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

-Dr. Todd Groesbeck, Dr. Corbin Matthews and the Cougar Dental Center team


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Insurance And Billing

We accept most traditional insurance plans, contact our office to verify acceptance of your plan. Cougar Dental does not participate in Health Management Organizations, however we will be happy to file your insurance claims for you.
Payment Options

We accept checks, cash or credit cards. We also offer a flexible payment plan. Please see our Financial Coordinator for details. We are happy to file insurance for your reimbursement as long as you are free to choose your own dentist.


At Cougar Dental Center in Provo, UT, our staff is dedicated to providing you with the best experience possible.

Cougar Dental Group

Very interactive staff. Explanations of procedures was clear. Started and ended appointment on time.
-Jerry G

Great service, great care, friendly atmosphere.
-Doug H.

Cougar Dental is very friendly, professional, and has a warm spirit of customer service. You are the best. thanks for all you do.
-Michael S.

I really like the customer service here. The dentist was very warm and seemed to really enjoy his job. It put me at ease. I was able to relax and enjoy my appointment. I received excellent care.
-Madison A.

I went in for a dental emergency; this wasn't my regular dentist, but I will consider switching because all of the staff is so nice, helpful and understanding.
-Mark M.

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Dr. Corbin Matthews – Dentist


Dr. Corbin Matthews grew up in Provo, Utah. He attended Timpview High School and Brigham Young University. He received his dental degree from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry. He graduated top of his class and received awards of excellence in restorative and cosmetic dentistry. He was also the recipient of the OKU award given to select students for excellence in academics. Corbin is married to Lizzi Matthews and they have four children: Shay, Grace, River, and Link.

Dr. Scott Stapley – Dentist


Dr. Scott Stapley has been a practicing dentist for over 10 years. Born and raised in Utah, he attended BYU and went to Case Western Reserve University where he studied Advanced Education General Dentistry. Dr. Stapley also served as an officer in the United States Air Force and was awarded the commendation medal for outstanding service. He is trained and certified in sedation, allowing Cougar Dental to offer IV sedation to our clients. Dr. Stapley is married to Jill, and enjoys spending time with her and their five children, Megan, Mitchell, Rebecca, Ethan, and Maran.

Dr. Yejin Ahn – Dentist


Dr Ahn was born and raised in Seoul, Korea, until her family immigrated to the United States. Dr Ahn spent the rest of her childhood in a suburb of Philadelphia. Dr Ahn graduated from Brigham Young University, where she studied biology and Spanish. She served a mission in Concepcion, Chile. Dr Ahn attended dental school and earned the DDS degree at the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco, during which time she also got married to Alex Ahn, and had their firstborn, Liv. Dr Ahn and Alex have four kids, Liv, Noah, Bella, and Etta. Dr Ahn loves to take pictures of her children as a hobby and explore the outdoors with her family. We are very grateful and excited to have Dr Ahn join the wonderful team at Cougar Dental.

Dr. Todd Groesbeck – Dentist


Dr. Todd Groesbeck, native of Provo, is proud and excited to be joining Dr. Corbin Matthews at Cougar Dental Center. Dr. Groesbeck graduated at the top of his class from the Oregon Health & Science School of Dentistry. There he received many research grants and awards from national societies, including an award for Outstanding Performance in Implant Dentistry. He has a unique perspective of dentistry as he graduated from BYU in Mechanical Engineering. His rare background combined with his commitment to integrity provides you with an assurance of receiving the best possible care. Dr. Groesbeck serves as a guest lecturer in the Preview to Dentistry Courses at BYU. He also has obtained extensive continuing education in all phases of dentistry. He especially enjoys cosmetic dentistry, pediatric care, and root canal treatments. Dr. Groesbeck’s work ethic comes from his love for doing great work for great people. He is quoted as saying, “One of the reasons I wanted to come to practice in Provo was to build a family of patients. I take extreme pride in my work, and work hard to give you the best care possible.” Dr. Groesbeck loves to spend time with his wife and 4 kids, and is a sports enthusiast.

Mandy Stevenson – General Manager


Mandy Stevenson graduated from UIDA (Utah institute of Dental Assisting) 12 years ago, she is married and has two children. She enjoys spending time with her family any moment she gets. She likes to camping, gardening, going to her kids’ lacrosse and soccer games and just being outdoors. Mandy started off as a dental assistant and found her true passion is working with patients in understanding their insurance. Mandy has developed systems that include all the team to get the most out of their individual plan. Mandy continues to educate herself with hands on training and classes to give exceptional services to the patients in our practice.

Deborah – Marketing / Patient Relations Manager


Deborah West is a Utah girl at heart, even though life took her to many other places of interest for the majority of her adult life. Deborah is the Marketing and Patient Relationship Coordinator and brings a wealth of experience into both of these vital positions. Deborah’s education is in Health Care Administration and she values the opportunity to interact with the great people that are part of her team. Deborah has four children and 11 grandchildren that are her greatest accomplishment. Deborah believes in the power of personal responsibility and makes an effort to include everyone in the quality enforcement of the team at Cougar Dental.

Anna – Registered Dental Hygienist


Anna Jesuino has been keeping our patients’ teeth clean and sparkling for almost five years! Anna is from Wheatland, in south eastern Wyoming. She began her academic pursuits at the Casper Community College, receiving an Associate Degree in biology. Then she transferred to the Utah College of Dental Hygiene where she completed the course to be licensed as a Registered Dental Hygienist. Anna’s skills and genuinely caring nature make her one of the best in her field, and we are thrilled to have her on our team at Cougar Dental. Anna is married to Caio Jesuino and they have two children, Kyla and Luca.

Heather – Registered Dental Hygienist


Heather Fralick started working for Cougar Dental as a dental assistant in 2009. She attended Mountainland Applied Technology College back In 2007 where she earned her certified dental assistant and radiology certificate. She continued her academic career by going to dental hygiene school to become a licensed Registered Dental Hygienist. Heather attended Fortis College in SLC, UT graduating with an Associate of science degree. Heather graduated as the top clinical student in her class and received the “Golden Scaler Award”. Heather has been married for 5 years to her sweet husband Mike. She enjoys the outdoors, playing softball and traveling. She has a passion for dentistry and loves to make the people around her smile.

Shaylen – Front Office Manager / Dental Assistant


Shaylen Clarke is a Provo, Utah born and raised girl! She has been a dental assistant for three years and now is one of Cougar Dental front office managers. Shay has grown up in the dental business, in fact, her grand dad, dad, and two uncles are all dentists! She loves the dental business and says dentistry is in her blood. Besides working for Cougar Dental, Shay loves to wakeboard, go on vacations, read books and spend time with her husband and family.

Christy – Dental Assistant


Christy Gerard is from Kaysville, Utah. She went to Weber State University and UVU. She attended the Peaks Dental Assisting course and was hired by Cougar Dental immediately after successfully graduating from that course. She has been with us over one year and we love her! Christy loves the outdoors and any EXTREME SPORT!!!

Mallary – Dental Assistant


Mallary is a native Florida gal. She has been a dental assistant for 7 years. Mallary is a brilliant mathematician and is currently in nursing school. Mallary and her husband Matt are both avid sports fans….all sports; you name it, they know all there is to know! Mallary has two beautiful children and is a very busy lady!

Shalisa – Dental Assistant


Shalisa Hull is the newest member of our assisting team. Shalisa grew up in Ephriam Utah and graduated from Manti High School. She went to Snow College where she graduated with an Associates of Science degree. She then continued her education at Utah Valley Dental Assisting School. Shalisa loves to dance and play mini golf with her husband. She is a great addition to our spectacular team!

Lainie – Dental Assistant


Lainie Williams has been a dental assistant for 22 years. She is originally from San Diego, California. She graduated from Pleasant Grove High School and went to UVU in Orem, UT. She has three grown children, two grandsons and two granddaughters. Lainie loves the summertime, and Halloween is her favorite holiday. Lanie loves to travel, with Scotland and Austria being her favorite destinations.

Christy – Dental Assistant


Megan Jolly (Jackson) is a Provo, Utah girl! Megan graduated from Timpview High School and attended BYU. The innate desire to help others obtain their health goals comes naturally to Megan, as several members of her family (both immediate and extended) are health care providers in the Provo community. Megan is married to Brayd

Megan – Dental Assistant


Megan Jolly (Jackson) is a Provo, Utah girl! Megan graduated from Timpview High School and attended BYU. The innate desire to help others obtain their health goals comes naturally to Megan, as several members of her family (both immediate and extended) are health care providers in the Provo community. Megan is married to Brayden and they have medical school in their sights. When they return they hope to settle in Utah Valley. Megan loves to be in the out of doors and finds joy in all activities and adventures with friends and family!

Audrey – Registered Dental Hygienist


Audrey Barrett is a dental hygiene enthusiast and loves helping patients understand and improve their oral health. She pursued her education at Utah Valley University, where she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene. Audrey was born and raised in Salt Lake City, where she met and fell in love with her high school sweetheart, Ryan. They have been married four years and have a beautiful little girl named Lucy. While Audrey absolutely loves her career as a Dental Hygienist, she also loves spending time with family, making arts and crafts, and baking deserts. Audrey is a pianist. She composes, and performs her own music.

Jimmy – Registered Dental Hygienist


Jimmy Hall was born in American Fork, Utah and moved to St George Utah when he was 3 years old. He grew up with his little brother and many older siblings, because he is number 11 out of 12 children in his family.In High School, Jimmy loved to ride dirt bikes, wake boards, and rock climbing with friends. Jimmy was also part of SKILLS USA and was the IDYO (Inter-District Youth Organizer) for all of southern Utah for the Rotaract Club during his high school years..After graduation from high school Jimmy served an L.D.S. mission in Colorado Springs, Colorado while he waited for his VISA to go to the Brazil Salvador South mission where he completed his service. He speaks Portuguese, Spanish, and English. Jimmy,s dad is a dentist and Jimmy has been in the dental world his whole life. He graduated from St George Dental Careers and has been an assistant for five years. He recently got married on New Years Eve and LOVES his wife! His goal is to be a practicing general dentist with Dr Groesbeck and Dr Matthews one day, and to always be SMILING!!!

Ashley – Registered Dental Hygienist


Ashley Whiting shley Whiting is one of Cougar Dental’s amazing dental assistants.
Ashley was born in Moses Lake, Washington. Ashley moved to Spanish Fork, Utah as a child and grew up there. Ashley graduated from Springville High School in 2007. Ashley then attended Dental Assisting school and graduated in 2010. Ashley now lives in Payson, Utah and has a little girl that is eight. Ashley loves to be outside and lives to go camping, fishing, hunting, or anyother outside activity where she can get covered with dirt! Ashley adds a dimension of energy and commitment to excellence to Cougar Dental, and every one loves her attitude and professionalism.

Ethan – Dental Assistant


Ethan grew up in Bountiful Utah. He loves Jeeps, soccer, and his family. He spent many years working in yard care and decided he didn’t want to pursue that field of work for a living. He moved to Provo after marrying his High School sweetheart, Allison. He now loves his job working at Cougar Dental. He loves working with people and being a part of this team. He is currently attending BYU and with the intended major of Bio-Physics. He is still deciding between furthering his Education with dental school and law school. At first he wanted to do law, but now has fallen in love with the dental world and is considering going to dental school.