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Here’s How to Enjoy the Holidays & Keep Your Teeth Healthy!

November 30, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — e_anderson @ 5:30 pm
Grandfather and granddaughter smiling while exchanging presents

Between the festive dishes and delicious desserts, the holidays are a great time for your tastebuds. They aren’t, however, the best season for your teeth. Luckily, you can keep your oral health in pristine condition while still enjoying everything the holidays have to offer. For a few helpful tips on how to keep your teeth healthy this time of year, read on!

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You Asked, We Answered: Am I at Risk For Oral Cancer?

November 24, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — e_anderson @ 2:58 pm
Female dentist smiling while talking to patient about oral cancer

The Oral Cancer Foundation currently estimates that roughly 54,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral or oropharyngeal cancer this year alone. Since this condition can be fatal if it isn’t detected early on, you might be wondering, “Am I at risk for oral cancer?” If so, keep reading to learn the known risk factors and common warning signs, as well as the important role your routine dental checkups play in early intervention!

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5 Myths About Dentures, Busted!

October 26, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — e_anderson @ 1:41 pm
Senior man with dentures smiling at home

Did you know that roughly 178 million Americans are struggling with tooth loss? As a result, dentures continue to be a sought-after treatment. Sadly, however, there is still a lot of misinformation out there about them. That’s why it’s so important to separate myth from fact before determining which tooth-replacement solution is best! With this in mind, keep reading to learn a few of the most common myths about dentures.

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How To: Conquer Your Fear of the Dentist This Spooky Season

October 12, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — e_anderson @ 1:44 pm
Man smiling at dentist during dental checkup

From scary mazes and haunted houses to horror movies, there are plenty of reasons to feel scared this Halloween. However, your upcoming visit to your dentist’s office shouldn’t be one of them! Despite this, roughly 36% of Americans struggle with dental-related anxiety and another 12% experience extreme fear. If you’re in this boat, then keep reading for a few tips on how to overcome your fear this spooky season.

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What Causes Yellow Teeth? How Can You Fix Them?

September 30, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — e_anderson @ 6:35 pm
Woman’s yellow teeth in Colorado Springs before and after whitening treatment

A radiant, bright white smile is an accessory that will never go out of style. Unfortunately, though, many people dislike the color of their teeth; they may find that their smile has a noticeable yellow tint. What causes yellow teeth in Colorado Springs, and how can you brighten up your look? Let’s talk about the answers to those important questions.

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The Surprising Connection Between Oral Hygiene and Your Metabolism

September 25, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — e_anderson @ 5:07 pm
Woman holding stomach fat, concerned about metabolism in Colorado Springs

It’s well-known that diligent oral hygiene can prevent bad breath, cavities, and gum disease. It can also help you feel fresh and confident in your smile. But did you know that it can also benefit your overall health? Research indicates a connection between poor oral hygiene and problems with metabolism in Colorado Springs. Let’s talk more about how these issues are linked and what you can do to enjoy improved overall wellness.

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Maximize Your Dental Insurance Benefits with These 5 Tips

September 3, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — e_anderson @ 6:32 pm
Calendar showing appointment to maximize dental insurance benefits

If you have dental insurance, you should certainly do all you can to use your policy to the full. Not only can it allow you to enjoy low-cost preventive care, but it can also save you money when your teeth need restorative treatment. But how can you maximize your dental insurance benefits in Colorado Springs? Here are five practical tips:

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Why Are Dental X-Rays So Important?

August 14, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — e_anderson @ 5:04 pm
Gloved hand pointing at dental X-Ray in Colorado Springs

It is standard practice for dentists to order X-Rays for each patient. However, some people hesitate to consent to dental X-Rays in Colorado Springs, whether because they want their appointment to go as quickly as possible, they are concerned about radiation, or for other reasons. But you can be sure that X-Rays are safe — and they play an important role in helping you enjoy a healthy smile. Let’s talk about why they are so valuable.

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Why Do I Have a White Film in My Mouth?

July 22, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — e_anderson @ 8:22 pm
Woman covering her lips, concerned about white film in mouth

Have you ever woken up to find a white, sticky film in your mouth? It may cover your tongue, the inside of your cheeks, and even the roof of your mouth. It is often accompanied by an unpleasant taste and bad breath. You could even notice that spicy foods are extra-uncomfortable to eat.. What is causing this problem, and how can you put a stop to it? Let’s discuss the answers to these important questions.

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How Does Sugar Affect My Teeth?

July 14, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — e_anderson @ 8:19 pm
Woman eating a chocolate bar, wondering how sugar impacts oral health

One of the most well-known pieces of advice for good oral health states that cutting back on sugar can reduce the risk of cavities and gum disease. That is absolutely true, but limiting your intake of the sweet stuff can be challenging, especially if you enjoy candy, soda, and other goodies. Let’s talk about the specifics of how sugar impacts oral health in Colorado Springs. We’ll also provide some tips to help you enjoy sugar without endangering your smile.

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