October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are fighting cancer or dental problems,... Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to the bone from the missing... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body. However, because it doesn’t have... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which might also take into account... Read more »

Creating a Dental First Aid Kit

It is almost summer time in Colorado. That means trips to the mountains, swimming, rafting hiking, and visits to places like The Wild Animal Sanctuary. Summer is an active time for everyone, and no matter what activities you and your family may enjoy, it is a good idea to be ready for accidents and emergencies…. Read more »

Nutrition Tips to Help Teens Have Healthy Smiles

If you want a strong, healthy and top-notch smile, then you need to clean and care for your teeth and gums regularly. Along with keeping up on oral hygiene and your routine dental checkups, you should also have a smile-healthy diet. Unfortunately, there are many foods and drinks that can harm your teeth and gums…. Read more »

Tooth Extractions 101

If you’ve ever had a tooth extracted, you know it’s not very fun. It’s not always the most pleasant experience. It only brings relief if the tooth was infected or had a cavity.Often, though, extractions are a sign of other, deeper problems. Here’s a question, though – when do you need a tooth yanked? And… Read more »

Flossing Every Day is Important Too

Most people remember to brush each day. However, studies have shown a decrease in the number of people who floss. Flossing every day is important to keep your teeth healthy and your gums from bacteria that comes from your teeth. To provide more information on the subject, our dentist, Dr. with in , , is… Read more »

Maximize Your Oral Health with Mouth Guards

Did you know that mouth guards are one of the best tools for keeping your smile safe from blunt trauma to the face? In order to provide your smile with extra support, and to help cushion any blows to the face, our can craft a mouth guard that is designed to fit your unique bite…. Read more »

Is Your Smile at Risk for Dental Damage?

Your smile depends you taking the necessary steps to protect your teeth and gums. Your diet, lifestyle, and your oral hygiene routines directly affect your level of dental damage. Did you know that products such as red wine and coffee can stain and discolor your teeth? Even white wine can stain your teeth because of… Read more »