5 Brushing Habits that You Should Correct ASAP

You wake up in the morning, stumble to the restroom, load up your toothbrush with toothpaste and brush for two minutes…every single day of your life. Then, you do it all over again before you go to bed, and once during the day if you are really diligent about your oral hygiene. But, do you really put a lot of thought into brushing your teeth other than instinctively doing it two or three times per day? Most of us don’t. Unfortunately, many of us are making mistakes during brush time that could cause gum disease or worse. Here are five tooth brushing habits that you should correct as soon as possible if you know that you do them. Better to correct your bad habits now then to suffer the consequences later.

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The Importance of Oral Health in Seniors

Your teeth are important no matter what your age. Just because you are growing older does not mean that you can start to neglect your oral health. As a matter of fact, as we age, we must take special measures to assure that our mouths are healthy, and that does not simply mean brushing our teeth to prevent cavities and gum disease.

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Current Cosmetic Dentistry Trends and Treatments

Almost all of us will need the services of a good dentist at some point in our lives, and if we live a healthy lifestyle, we will see our dentist on a regular basis for routine check-ups, teeth cleanings and to keep our teeth in as good of shape as possible. After all, we only get one set of adult teeth in our lifetime, so it is important to take care of them and keep them looking their best. But, sometimes, we need a cosmetic dentist to help improve the appearance of our teeth and help to restore them if necessary.

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5 Cosmetic Procedures that Can Give You a Perfect Smile?

Dentists are always there to help with a tooth ache, repair a cavity, clean our teeth and keep our gums healthy, but there is so much more to dentistry than helping with pain and performing maintenance. As a matter of fact, nowadays a dentist can actually change the entire look of your smile. Cosmetic dentistry has come a long way since the days of metal braces and head gear. That is one of the reasons it has become very popular in the past few decades. And, as prices of cosmetic surgery and procedures become more and more affordable, they keep gaining in popularity.

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Tooth Bonding: An Economical Solution for Minor Cosmetic Dental Issues

Do you have a chipped or broken tooth? Do you have stained teeth that teeth whitening does not help? Dental bonding (or tooth bonding) can be an economical solution to your minor dental issues. Tooth bonding can actually help to make your teeth look as they did before they were broken, chipped or stained. So, what exactly is dental bonding and does where can you find a dentist in Fort Collins that performs tooth bonding? Let’s delve a little deeper into the subject:

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Root Canals Fillings and Crowns: Which Is Best for You?

When you have a tooth in need of a dentist’s attention, you know it. Teeth pain can be a horrible experience, and most of the time that pain means that your tooth or teeth need fixed by either fillings, a root canal or both. So, what is a root canal and does it always lead to tooth fillings or dental crowns? Let’s explore the possibilities.

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4 Benefits of Dental Implants

According to DentalCare.com, the first dental implant was actually used in the year 1809. Can you imagine how primitive that first implant must have been and how much pain in must have caused? Luckily, implants for teeth have come a long way since then! Nowadays, dental implants are a popular way to replace missing teeth by Fort Collins dentists. Since they can actually bond to other teeth or bone tissue, they can also act as a base for holding other dental fittings such as dentures, bridges and crowns in their proper place. Dental implants have a high success rate, which makes them highly desired by people who may have lost a tooth due to an accident or even from natural causes. If you are considering dental implants over other options, consider these four benefits:

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Teeth Whitening: The Advantages of Having Your Teeth Whitened by Your Dentist

Professional teeth whitening has exploded in popularity over the past decade and is now one of the most common cosmetic procedures that many dentist’s offices perform on a daily basis. People want the look of pearly whites, even if their teeth are a little less than glistening, so they use whitening agents to get the look they want.

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Dental Fears and Sedation Dentistry

Do you make up excuses to put off your dental cleanings? Or, worse, wait until you are in unbearable pain before you make an appointment with your primary dentist in Fort Collins? If you are like millions of people across the US, the word ‘dentist’ instantly instills fear in you. Maybe you had a bad experience with a dentist in the past, or maybe you have always had a fear of the dental chair for no apparent reason. Dental anxiety is quite common and nothing to be ashamed of. In the past several years dentists have started to take note of patients with dental fears and many are now addressing the issue with hopes to help ease those anxieties and make the experience a good one for the patient.

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Save Your Teeth with CEREC Dental Restoration!

Accidents happen, and when they do, isn’t it nice to know that you or your loved ones don’t have to live with the repercussions of their injuries? Well, in the case of broken or fractured teeth, that is now the case. CEREC, or Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics, is a fairly new dental procedure that eliminates traditional practices for restorations. And this procedure is not just for broken or fractured teeth either. This procedure can be used on decaying and cracked teeth as well. Here is how this new procedure using the CEREC machine and method works:

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