October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are... Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Oral Health Advancements: Diabetes and Your Smile

To help lower your risk for various oral health problems that can arise, it is important to understand the relationship between diabetes and your smile. Diabetes affects nearly 10% of the US population, so it is important to make sure you let our office know if you are diabetic so... Read more »

Encouraging Good Oral Hygiene Habits Helps Your Child Maintain Healthy Teeth

Preventing cavities and periodontal health problems may be an important part of getting your child off to a good start. You can brush and floss your child’s primary teeth as soon as they develop and erupt from the gums. With practiced consistency this daily routine can help prevent cavities and... Read more »

Unattractive Teeth Might Be Improved by Dental Veneers

Discolored tooth enamel and other cosmetic imperfections on your teeth can leave you feeling self-conscious about your smile’s appearance. This can be especially discomforting if you work in a career field that calls for frequent face to face interaction. Many people in the Highlands Ranch, Colorado, area with unattractive teeth... Read more »

A Dental Guard Can Help Protect Your Teeth from Chronic Night Grinding

Grinding your teeth while sleeping may seem like a small thing. Yet the significant force applied to your teeth and your temporomandibular joints can lead to oral health problems. Left unaddressed the chronic condition of bruxism could chip or fracture multiple teeth. Even if a damaged tooth doesn’t cause immediate... Read more »

Revitalize Your Smile with Dental Sealants

Optimum oral health care includes making sure you take care of your teeth and prevent any dental damage that can arise. This includes daily dental hygiene habits and treatments that can protect your smile in several different ways. Enhancing your smile and protecting it with dental sealants can help ensure... Read more »

Dental Anxiety and You

Going to the dentist can be hard, especially if you’ve had negative experiences in the past. These can sometimes create dental anxiety, which can make it harder to keep the dental appointments that are so important to your continued dental health. Let’s take a look at what sorts of things... Read more »