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Simple Ways To Improve Your Dental Health
EVERYONE HAS HEARD that healthy teeth depend on brushing twice a day, flossing once a day (at least) and getting your regular dental cleanings twice a year. But every now and again I’m asked by patients, “I’m doing those things and I still have cavities (or bad breath or whatever... 18 August, 2017
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Vacation Advice To Maintain Your Healthy Smile!
SUMMER HAS ARRIVED and we all know what that means-spontaneous trips, fun getaways, and family vacations! And like everyone else we are super excited. As fun as summer can be with all the great things you can enjoy, as dental professionals, we don't want you to forget to keep... 05 July, 2017
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How Can I Relieve A Toothache
As an Aurora, CO dentist I have found through my internet searches on dental topics that a lot of people are wondering how to relieve a toothache at home.   A toothache is your body’s way of setting off an alarm to tell you that that there may be something very... 07 March, 2014
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What Is A Root Canal
As an Aurora, CO dentist, I have found that root canals are probably the most misunderstood ad most feared procedures in dentistry.  But how founded are these fears?  Is a root canal painful?  Does it involve removing your roots?  Aurora, CO dentist answers your questions about root canals!   When a tooth... 07 March, 2014
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How Long Do I Have Before I HAVE To Fix My Tooth
This is probably the most common question that I hear as a dentist in Aurora, CO.  Maybe your tooth hurts, maybe it doesn’t, but maybe your dentist in Aurora, CO has told you that you have a problem that needs to be fixed.  (Are you wondering if it really does? ... 07 March, 2014
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Why Should I Fix A Tooth When It Doesn't Hurt Yet
This is a very common question that I hear all of the time, especially from patients who are coming to me seeking the services of an aurora dentist to get a second opinion (we offer free second opinions by the way!  Call our Aurora, CO dentist office at 303-693-1215 to... 07 March, 2014
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Night Guards
Night guards are often recommended for patients who grind or clench their teeth while sleeping. These grinding and clenching habits can be extremely damaging to not only teeth, but the jaw joint, muscles and other tissues. In fact, this is one of the leading causes of TMD in the United States. How... 07 March, 2014
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Temporomandibular Disorder TMD
Temporomandibular disorder, or TMD, is a disorder that affects your temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Most people, when describing this disease, will incorrectly refer to their condition as “TMJ.” It is an important distinction to realize that TMJ simply refers to a joint in general, whereas TMD refers to a joint that... 07 March, 2014
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Home Care
The most important dentistry you will ever have is the kind that takes place in your own home. This includes brushing and flossing of course, but also includes eating a balanced diet and living a healthy lifestyle! Brushing and flossing: Patients often ask us which products we recommend. Which toothbrush is best?... 07 March, 2014
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Checkups And Cleanings
Dental Checkups Routine checkups are essential for even the healthiest of patients.  Many times, there may be areas of your teeth or gums that you cannot see on your own at home which have underlying problems.  While usually a dental checkup just consists of a routine cleaning and exam, there may... 07 March, 2014
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Sealants
Sealants A sealant is a thin plastic coating that is placed over the pits and fissures (grooves) in some teeth. This helps seal out decay and in many cases can prevent decay in these grooves altogether. Most dental decay starts in these pits and fissures. It’s important to seal them off. Although... 07 March, 2014
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Flouride
Fluoride Treatment Fluoride is the most effective agent available to help prevent tooth decay. Fluoride kills the bacteria in our mouths that cause tooth decay and it helps to re-harden enamel. Fluoride naturally occurs in most foods and community water supplies. Fluoride works in 2 ways: Topical Fluoride Topical fluoride comes in the form... 13 February, 2014
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