Anderson Family Dental Blog
April 27, 2017
Did you know recent studies show that women maintain better oral health than men? The research was conducted to find the differences between the oral health practices in the sexes so dentists could spot weak points that need to be improved for every patient. The information was generated after a questioning 800 men and women and having them undergo oral health exams pertaining to the maintenance of healthy gums and periodontal disease (advanced gum disease). Results proved that women were more likely to schedule and keep their dental appointments twice a year as well as alter their dental hygiene habits depending on the results compared to men. Your Colorado Springs dentist isn’t here to scold male patients or even female patients that haven’t met their full dental health potential. Anderson Family Dental is here to help every patient, no matter which sex, get their health back on track and maintain a strong smile for years to come.
March 4, 2017
Do you need a dental crown but just do not have the time for multiple, lengthy appointments? Anderson Family Dental can help. We offer high-quality dental crowns in just one day. Now, there is no need for messy impressions or temporary crowns. As a dentist in Colorado Springs, we value your time. We use CEREC technology to simplify the entire process to receiving dental restorations.
February 12, 2017
Think of all the things you and your family share—the same dessert, the same car, and maybe even the same bathroom. It’s not always convenient, but you share anyway. There is one thing that would, in fact, be truly great if you could share—the same dentist. Your schedule is busy enough without having to juggle more than one dentist for all of your family’s smile needs. Colorado Springs dentists Drs. Erick and Richard Anderson and their staff offer a complete menu of dental services. We’re the one-stop-shop for patients of all ages, so you never need to go elsewhere to receive dental care.
January 12, 2017
If you have recently made the decision to invest in your quality of life and oral heath with dental implants, you have made a wise choice. Dental implants are the most preferred solution to treat tooth loss, which is why more than 500,000 dental implants are placed each year. Offering over a 95% success rate, the benefits of the implants are endless. In addition to a lifelong solution to replace missing teeth, caring for them if far more convenient than that of other dental prosthetics. As your dentist in Colorado Springs, we have the information you need to properly care for your new smile.
January 2, 2017
When you look in the mirror, do you love the smile you see? If not, you join more than half of adults who are also concerned about the appearance of their teeth. You may feel like it is something you simply have to live with, but it is not. Cosmetic dentistry offers an array of effective procedures to improve the appearance of your teeth. As a dentist in Colorado Springs, we offer several procedures that can fix the cosmetic flaws preventing you from loving your smile.
December 5, 2016
You were always the type of person who liked to know how things worked. When you were younger, your room would be littered with parts of deconstructed clocks. As you’ve become an adult, you’ve graduated to a garage filled with disparate car parts. You’ve recently decided to get your missing teeth replaced with dental implants in Colorado Springs, and naturally, you want to know what they are made of and how they work. Dr. Erick and Dr. Richard Anderson from Anderson Family Dental can give you all the details about the basic parts of dental implants. (more…)
December 2, 2016
Millions of people are going to be traveling this holiday season to visit family. This usually takes a lot of planning, and inevitably something will go wrong. Planes will be delayed, weather will turn, and traffic will be impenetrable. Of course, the risks don’t exactly stop when your family makes it to their destination. People eat special foods during the holidays, many of them being extremely hard candies that can easily damage teeth. Do you have a plan if you or your visiting family have a sudden dental emergency? It might seem like a stretch, but it’s certainly possible, and you don’t want to have to do research while someone is in pain. Your emergency dentist in Colorado Spring at Anderson Family Dental wants you to have a plan this holiday so you have one less thing to think about. (more…)
November 28, 2016
Fall brings about insurance benefit enrollment time for most companies. As you’re reviewing your coverage and care, this is also a good time for your team at Anderson Family Dental to remind you to maximize your dental benefits before the end of the year. What does this mean? If you don’t use them, you’ll lose them.
November 18, 2016
Living with teeth that are failing or missing is a daily challenge. Things like eating and chewing the foods you normally enjoy becomes difficult, while smiling and talking with people may feel embarrassing. When you’re missing multiple teeth your situation can begin to feel hopeless. At Anderson Family Dental, we want you to know there are solutions, and we want you to consider if dentures in Colorado Springs might be right for you.
October 4, 2016
We all know that tobacco use causes significant health complications, such as cancer. With nearly 17 percent of adults in the United States using tobacco, it is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in America. While we all know the dangers tobacco use poses on your health, few understand the implications tobacco use has on oral health. Those who use tobacco, whether cigarettes, smokeless tobacco, or cigars, are at an increased risk for developing serious oral health complications, including periodontal disease, oral cancer, and tooth decay. As your dentist in Colorado Springs, Anderson Family Dental has the information you need regarding the effects tobacco has on your oral health.