Your New Crown Needs Routine Care

Your new crown is essentially a perfect replica of the enamel layer of the tooth. Even though your crown is made from either porcelain, gold, or metal alloys, it still needs to be brushed and flossed twice each day. If residual food particles and plaque are not cleaned away it will harden into tartar. Gum disease is primarily caused by... read more »

What to do About Tooth Decay in Our Kids

If you’ve ever had a toothache, you understand that it isn’t any fun. Unfortunately, some argue that tooth decay is becoming a bigger problem for the younger generation. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to help your children protect their oral health and prevent tooth decay. Arguable, the most important thing you can do is keep a... read more »

What to Do About a Knocked-Out Tooth

Your teeth are held in their sockets by a series of periodontal ligaments. Even though these ligaments are very strong, there are times when a blow to the face can actually knock a tooth out of the mouth. This is even more likely if you participate in vigorous athletics or contact sports without wearing a quality mouthguard. In fact, it’s... read more »

Our Dental Cleaning Can Put a Confident Smile on Your Face This Summer

Our team at Peak Dental Care in Centennial, Colorado, is ready to boost your smile this summer with our professional dental cleaning. Dr. Scott Lindsay has found that our dental cleanings and exams are a fitting complement to daily at-home oral care when it comes to maintaining your healthy smile. According to the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), patients who receive... read more »

What Happens When you Don’t Floss

As you know, flossing can play a major role in maintaining good oral health. Conversely, if you don’t floss daily, you’ll probably find yourself facing unpleasant consequences—and sadly these consequences may not be limited to your mouth. As you may know, you’ll need to clean your gum line if you want to practice sound oral hygiene. While you may be... read more »

Wearing a Night Guard Can Help Your Teeth

If you have been experiencing tooth problems due to night-time teeth grinding, you are in good company. This happens often for a variety of reasons, although the Bruxism Association says that nearly 70% of teeth grinding while you sleep (also called bruxism), stems from stress or anxiety. Other contributing factors include sleep apnea, smoking, caffeine or alcohol consumption, or taking... read more »

Repairing or Restoring a Missing Filling

Even though a filling is made from materials that are impervious to bacteria and tooth decay, it is still possible for a filling to fall out. Large fillings and old fillings tend to fail easier than small fillings. The most common cause of a missing filling is a product of bacteria slowly working on the seam between the cement holding... read more »

Sedation Dentistry Is Here to Calm Your Fears and Help You Smile

Do you avoid getting the dental work you need because you are afraid to come in for treatment? You are in good company, many people suffer from dental anxiety, and this can cause long term problems if it is not addressed.  By avoiding the professional dental treatment your smile needs, you are actively courting tooth decay and gum disease which can... read more »

The Reasons Why Flossing is So Beneficial

If you’re one who tends to avoid flossing each day, our Peak Dental Care team is here to tell you that doing so can harm your smile and alter your oral health. Flossing in Centennial, Colorado, is a beneficial task that can help you in many ways; in fact, it can: Prevent plaque buildup The most beneficial characteristic about flossing... read more »

Dentures Can Restore Lost Teeth

Chronic periodontal disease or a long history of tooth decay issues can compromise your mouth. While this might impair your ability to chew food, missing teeth, or teeth with large areas of tooth decay can also cause problems with your speech and impact your quality of life. Dentures sometimes referred to as false teeth can restore the full function and... read more »