From tracking weight loss to staying up-to-date on your favorite television show, technology makes everything easier. And when it comes to your oral health, visiting a dentist who makes use of the latest tools and advanced technology is even more vital: it can mean all the difference in your overall wellbeing. The cone beam CT scanner is one example of the kind of technology you want your dentist to use. Keep reading to learn more about what it is and how it works.
October 2, 2019
August 23, 2019
Fluoride is sometimes thought of as a controversial ingredient, but dentists, know that safe amounts of this mineral play a key role in cavity prevention that leads to healthy smiles. Your family dentist may recommend that you or your child receive brief topical fluoride treatments to strengthen tooth enamel and keep you smiling for a lifetime to come. Keep reading to learn more about fluoride and what to expect if it is recommended for you or your little one.
Among the “firsts” that your child will experience, their initial visit to the dentist may not be one you are necessarily planning for. But did you know that having their growing teeth checked out is a vital step that will put them on the road to a healthy smile that lasts for a lifetime? Keep reading to find out more about that first appointment and when you should schedule it for your little one.
July 26, 2019
A dental crown is a common solution for a number of dental issues, from holding a broken tooth together to repairing a severely decayed tooth and more. Crowns keep the natural teeth in the gum line, helping you avoid the need for tooth replacement.
It used to take a dentist two appointments and more than two weeks to place a dental crown, but now it is possible to have the procedure completed in just one day. Below, find out more about CEREC and how it makes same-day crowns reality!
April 21, 2019
Dental implants are a wonderful solution for patients who have lost any number of teeth. They provide a comprehensive solution which considers the missing root structure as well as the visible tooth — something that no other option achieves. If you are considering this method of tooth replacement, you may have some questions. Keep reading for the answers to common FAQs about dental implants.
March 21, 2019
There are a few questions in particular that seem to come up at the dental office again and again — below, find your dentist’s answers to those frequently asked questions about toothpaste, dental floss, and more!
March 9, 2019
A number of adults deal with chronic headaches or migraines — around 4 million, according to the Migraine Research Foundation. Too many of those sufferers are never able to identify the source of the discomfort. If you regularly experience head pain and also clench your jaw or grind your teeth – during the day or at night, your dentist wants you to know that those habits may be what is causing the issue. Fortunately, a solution is available when you seek professional help. Keep reading to find out how you can overcome your teeth grinding-related headaches at long last.
February 20, 2019
Very few people will go their whole lives without needing some type of advanced dental work. Indeed, there may come a time in your life that you need to partner with your dentist for a more complex treatment plan. Keep reading to learn more about the benefits of choosing someone who will put together a personalized plan of action just for your smile.
February 6, 2019
If disease, injury, or infection get in the way of your healthy smile, your dentist may recommend oral surgery to get it back on track. Wisdom teeth removal/tooth extraction, bone grafting, and frenectomy are examples of some common procedures. If you need one of these or any other type of oral surgery, your dentist can help keep you comfortable with the help of sedation services. Oral conscious sedation or IV sedation are two types — keep reading to learn more about how they work, and which one may be right for you.
January 20, 2019
The way your teeth look can have a big impact on your everyday life. A confident, attractive smile can make others feel that you are friendlier, more approachable, and younger. Teeth with obvious aesthetic flaws, on the other hand, may make you hold back in social situations due to embarrassment. Would you like to say goodbye to your less-than-perfect smile and hello to a brilliant grin that just won’t quit? Visit your cosmetic dentist in Castle Rock to discuss the following treatment options.