Halloween is our favorite spooky time of year, but when it comes to sugar’s effects on teeth, all that candy can be downright scary. The reason sugar is bad for our teeth is that it feeds harmful oral bacteria that excrete acid, and the acid erodes enamel and leads to tooth decay. So how can we keep our […]
TRENDS IMPACT JUST about every aspect of life, from slang and fashion to which toys are collectibles this year and which fad diet everyone’s aunt is doing.
Most trends are harmless symptoms of an ever-evolving society and culture, but when they affect the ways we take care of ourselves, they can become serious. In recent years, do-it-yourself […]
WHILE TRADITIONAL WIRE braces are still the most efficient at straightening teeth, fixing crowding, and correcting an underbite or overbite, invisible aligners have become an attractive alternative in recent years. Being able to get all the benefits of braces with such a low-profile appliance that can be removed for brushing, flossing, and eating can make the orthodontic process […]
HAVE YOU EVER woken up with your mouth feeling like a barren desert? Then you’ve probably experienced dry mouth, although it can be even more severe, making it difficult to speak or even eat. Dry mouth affects a tenth of the population, but why is it such a problem, why does it happen, and what can […]
MANY OF US need to take medications to treat a wide variety of conditions. However, even as those medications treat our illnesses, they could be causing problems for our teeth and gums.
Medicine And Oral Chemistry
Some medications—even some vitamins—can damage our teeth for the brief period that they’re in our mouths. This can pose a […]
HAVE YOUR TEETH ever felt extra sensitive after a swim at the pool? That’s no coincidence, although it can take quite a lot of swimming before the effects become noticeable. What is it about the water in swimming pools that damages teeth?
Chlorine: Good For Sanitation, Bad For Teeth
That’s right: the same chemical that kills many […]
SUMMER IS FINALLY HERE and you know what that means–family vacations, impromptu getaways and fun trips! Just like you, we couldn’t be more excited. As dental professionals, however, we want to make sure that when you leave on vacation, you don’t leave your oral hygiene behind. Follow these tips to keep your teeth healthy and […]
INJURIES ALWAYS SEEM TO HAPPEN when we least expect them. Picture yourself at an outdoor gathering, having fun, when suddenly a crying child runs up to you, knocked-out tooth in hand. Would you know what to do?
Dental First Aid Saves Teeth
Knocking out or fracturing a tooth is especially distressing—just thinking about it can make […]
A wide range of cosmetic dentistry services are available to people who have been involved in an accident and have lost or damaged some teeth. Equally the services can help everyone to a whiter and straighter smile or when a person is ready to correct a problem that has been plaguing them for years.
It’s only […]
A lot of people search for a Denver dentist for dental work that needs to urgently be done as a result of dental neglect. If that’s the case, there are many Denver dentists who would be happy to help you correct your smile problems. Whether you have broken, missing, decaying, painful, or discolored teeth, there […]