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Practical Ways to Deal with Winter Mouth Issues

November 4, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — e_anderson @ 3:43 pm
Woman in snow, not bothered by winter mouth issues

Here in Colorado, we tend to love winter. It is the season when we can head to the slopes for our favorite cold weather sports and enjoy delicious hot coffee by a roaring fire. As lovely as winter is, though, it can take a toll on our lips, mouth, and teeth. How can you deal with common winter mouth issues? This blog post contains some simple and practical tips.


Does It Hurt to Get a Dental Crown?

October 27, 2021

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Illustration of dental crown being placed on tooth

Has your dentist recommended that you get a dental crown? Your restoration could renew the appearance, function, and health of a damaged tooth. Still, you might feel a little nervous about the procedure. What does it feel like? Will it hurt? Let’s talk about the answers to these important questions.


Waterpik vs. Dental Floss: Which Is Better?

October 15, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — e_anderson @ 4:18 pm
Woman using dental floss to clean between her front teeth

Many people find it tedious or difficult to floss their teeth. If that is true of you, you might have considered swapping out your old-fashioned string floss for a Waterpik or another type of water flosser. But is a Waterpik as effective as floss? Let’s take a moment to compare the pros and cons of these two dental hygiene tools.


6 Things Your Dentist Never Puts in Their Mouth

September 25, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — e_anderson @ 6:42 pm
Woman giving thumbs down to lemons, which can cause a dental emergency

As a champion of oral health, your dentist tries to set a good example in the way they care for their own teeth and gums. They have good oral hygiene habits and take precautions to avoid unexpected problems. Would you like to follow your dentist’s lead and do all you can to steer clear of a future dental emergency? Let’s talk about a few items that your dentist would encourage you to never put in your mouth.


Root Canal Recovery — What to Expect

September 10, 2021

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Woman relaxing at home after her root canal therapy

Root canal therapy has a reputation for being painful and scary — but that is far from the truth. Thanks to modern dental techniques and sedation, most patients feel little to nothing during the procedure. Afterward, though, there is a bit of a recovery period. This blog post offers an overview of what you can expect while your mouth is on the mend.


Gray Teeth — What Causes Them, and How Can You Fix Them?

August 20, 2021

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Woman covering mouth to hide her gray teeth

Practically everyone wants a bright white smile, but that can be difficult to achieve. Over the counter whitening products can do a little to get rid of any yellow tint that might be affecting your smile, but what if you have gray teeth? As you’ll find out in this blog, gray teeth can be caused by a number of different factors. Fortunately, such issues can usually be corrected with professional treatment.


How Good Oral Health Promotes Academic Success

August 3, 2021

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Smiling girl at school after visiting children’s dentist

It’s every parent’s dream to see their child do well in school, but there are numerous factors that can affect how well children perform in an academic setting. Did you know that their dental health is one of those factors? A children’s dentist is here to discuss research that highlights the role that oral health can play in academic success.


4 Rare Dental Problems You Might Not Have Heard Of

July 15, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — e_anderson @ 7:26 pm
Frowning woman thinking about rare oral health problems

Cavities and gum disease are the two most common oral health issues, and they certainly deserve all the attention they get. However, there is so much more to dentistry. There are a number of relatively rare oral health problems that can seriously affect dental function, bite alignment, and more. In this blog post, we’ll discuss a few of these issues and what your general dentist might do to address them.


Keep Your Dentist Updated on These 6 Health Factors

July 1, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — e_anderson @ 7:24 pm
“Health check” written on clipboard held in doctor’s hands

Dentists aren’t just “tooth doctors.” While their primary focus is on helping you enjoy sound oral health, they also care about your overall well-being and how it could affect your teeth and gums. That’s why you should keep your dentist in the loop about various health factors. Here are a few things you may want to mention during your next dental checkup:


Can Bad Teeth Run in the Family?

June 25, 2021

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Parents and children discussing, “Can bad teeth run in the family?”

Do you know someone who eats lots of sugar, neglects flossing, and never seems to develop a cavity? Do you know someone else who is diligent about oral hygiene, eats a balanced diet, and still struggles with dental decay and other issues? Both of these situations may be related to genetics. In this blog post, we’ll talk about how your genes affect dental health and answer the question, “Can bad teeth run in the family?”

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