What’s the Difference Between Plaque and Tartar?
added on: November 20, 2020
dentist in PPE

It’s not uncommon to hear your dentist in Broomfield toss around the words ‘plaque’ and ‘tartar’ almost interchangeably. In fact, we’ve realized that this could cause some confusion, and as always, we want to help our patients understand the difference between the two. Join us as we take a look… Read More…


Does Gum Disease Cause Dementia?
added on: November 13, 2020

We know we talk about gum health and gum disease a lot, but we believe that we can’t share enough information about how maintaining healthy gums can not only protect your oral health but your overall health, too. Your dentist in Broomfield knows that poor gum health can lead to… Read More…


Easy Things to Eat After Dental Treatment
added on: October 26, 2020

What we eat not only affects our overall health but our oral health, too. It’s important to eat well-balanced meals, limit the sugary snacks, and choose fresh fruits and veggies whenever possible. But what exactly do you eat after dental treatment? You can’t chomp on a crunchy carrot very easily… Read More…


Do Facemasks Cause Cavities?
added on: October 14, 2020

A lot has changed over the past couple of months, and one thing that we’ve all introduced into our daily lives is the use of facemasks. Used to help minimize the risk of COVID-19, facemasks are supported by scientists and are now required at many public places. However, this daily… Read More…


Current Stress & Oral Health
added on: September 24, 2020

Over the past couple of months, you may have been feeling more stressed out than usual, and rightfully so. Our lives have changed, some dramatically, and there’s a lot of uncertainty about the future and a bigger focus on staying healthy than maybe ever before. But believe it or not,… Read More…


Are Dental Implants Better Than Dentures? 
added on: September 16, 2020

Nobody wants to experience tooth loss, but the truth is, millions of Americans are missing one or even all of their teeth, according to the American College of Prosthodontists. While tooth loss can be caused by any number of things such as gum disease, trauma, or decay, your dentist in… Read More…


Is Cow’s Milk Really The Best Milk For Teeth?
added on: August 26, 2020
woman with glass of milk

In the past few years, many people have been ditching cow’s milk for other often plant-based alternatives such as soy milk. While your dentist in Broomfield certainly understands the appeal of this lower-calorie milk option, we do want to make sure that we examine the potential effects from an oral… Read More…


Is Dry Mouth Serious? 
added on: August 14, 2020

Think back to the last time your nose was so stuffy you had no choice but to breathe out of your mouth. Do you remember what your mouth felt like? It was probably dry, scratchy, and almost sticky. This is appropriately known as dry mouth. While dry mouth is an… Read More…


A Dose of Summer Sun Can Help Protect Our Teeth
added on: July 24, 2020
sunshine

There’s something comforting about getting outside and soaking up the summer sun. After all, it’s warm, it helps improve our mood, and, as your dentist in Broomfield knows, it can also help protect our teeth. It’s true. The overall and oral health benefits of getting out into the sun every… Read More…


What You Need to Know About Lip and Tongue Piercings
added on: July 14, 2020
young woman with facial piercings

Oral piercings, including lip and tongue piercings, are nothing new. In fact, they have actually been around since the Mayans. However, this form of self-expression doesn’t come without its risks. If you’re considering getting your lip or tongue pierced, read this information from your dentist in Broomfield before you go… Read More…


Does Flossing Cause Gum Pain?
added on: June 19, 2020
man examines his gums

It’s important to brush and floss your teeth every day to maintain good oral health. But what does it mean when your gums hurt afterward? Is it normal for gums to be sore or even bleed while flossing or shortly after flossing? Let’s check in with your dentist in Broomfield… Read More…


June is National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month
added on: June 11, 2020
man with a migraine

Every June is recognized as National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month and serves to increase awareness of migraines and headaches, as well as to recognize them as truly neurological diseases that are often debilitating. But what, exactly, is your dentist in Broomfield doing talking about a neurological disease? Aren’t dentists… Read More…


The Importance of Regular Dental Cleanings
added on: April 2, 2020

Everyone knows that your bi-annual visits to the dentist help get your teeth squeaky clean. After all, they’re called hygiene visits for a reason. But your dentist in Broomfield believes that these twice-a-year appointments are more important than the cleaning alone. In fact, your bi-annual dental appointments do so much… Read More…


Good Nutrition Equals a Healthy Mouth
added on: March 19, 2020

It’s no secret that we care about our neighbors and are committed to helping them have the healthiest smiles possible. But there are several things that go into getting a healthy grin beyond simply brushing and flossing alone. The truth is, one of the biggest factors directly related to good… Read More…


Why You Should Always Brush Your Tongue
added on: February 20, 2020
father and son brushing teeth

Your dentist in Broomfield may spend a lot of time talking about the health of your teeth and the best way to take care of them. After all, dentists are responsible for doing everything they can to make sure your pearly whites stay strong for a lifetime. But there’s another… Read More…


Is Cosmetic Dentistry Right for Me?
added on: February 7, 2020
smiling woman

We all want to have a smile that we’re proud of and can feel confident about showing it off in pictures and in public. After all, your smile can say a lot about you. But what do you do if you’re unhappy with your teeth and shy away from sharing… Read More…


Proper Resting Tongue Position: Yes, That’s a Thing
added on: January 30, 2020
man sticking out tongue

Have you ever bitten your tongue and then thought to yourself, “How did that happen? Am I resting my tongue in the wrong place?” The truth is, about 50% of Americans have something called improper tongue posture or positioning. That’s right, there is, in fact, a correct place to rest… Read More…


All About Sensitive Teeth
added on: January 23, 2020
sensitive teeth

Almost all of us have experienced the annoyance and pain associated with tooth sensitivity. In fact, the Academy of General Dentistry estimates that 40 million American adults have sensitive teeth. That’s quite a lot of people who suffer from those unexpected zings of nerve pain every day. So many, in… Read More…


What You Need to Know About Denture Care
added on: December 16, 2019
lab tech with dentures

Tooth loss is, unfortunately, incredibly common. In fact, more than 36 million Americans don’t have any natural teeth. For these people, dentures can be an excellent solution. Dentures not only replace teeth, they can also help restore confidence and the lives of those who get them. However, your dentist in… Read More…


Surprising Things About Spit
added on: November 27, 2019
cheek swab test

When we think of spit, we may automatically think about how gross it is, especially when someone spits in public. But what would you say if we told you that spit is actually something pretty incredible? Join your dentist in Broomfield as we talk about some of the surprising facts… Read More…


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It’s not uncommon to hear your dentist in Broomfield toss around the words ‘plaque’ and ‘tartar’ almost interchangeably. In fact, we’ve realized that this could cause some confusion, and as always, we want to help our patients understand the difference between the two. Join us as we take a look… Read More…