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. Many people and most places... 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. So, to help you maintain... 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 what do you do after... 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. Scott Lindsay with Peak Dental Care in Centennial, Colorado, 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 doctor can craft a mouth guard that is designed to fit your unique bite. Having a customized mouth... 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 its high acid content. However,... read more »

A Snore Guard Might Reduce Sleep Apnea Symptoms

Sleep apnea is a chronic respiratory condition that affects an estimated 40 million Americans each year. It occurs when the soft palate at the back of the mouth slips toward the throat when sleeping. This can cause chronic snoring problems as well as periodic breathing interruption. If these symptoms are not mitigated in a reasonable amount of time, sleep apnea... read more »

Discover Your Smile with Enhanced Oral Health Care Treatments

Your oral health is often dependent upon your oral health care. If you're not taking care of your smile, the chances are your oral health care will fail. Thus, it is essential to ensure your smile is healthy by making sure you are following healthy habits. To help enhance and improve your oral health care, there are numerous treatments and... read more »

Unlock Your Smile with the Causes of Halitosis

Are you aware of the risk factors for bad breath? Bad breath can be linked to the foul odors emanating from your mouth caused by bacteria present on your teeth and gums. However, bad breath could also be caused by underlying issues in your body or by the dietary choices you make, as well as the medications you're taking. If... read more »

How Chewing Gum Can Supplement Your Oral Hygiene Routine

When it comes to your oral hygiene, brushing your teeth morning and night and flossing once daily are a given. However, did you know that chewing gum can aid your oral health? That’s right! If the gum is sugar-free, it can help prevent cavities. Studies show that chewing sugar-free gum for at least 20 minutes after eating can reduce the... read more »