Wheat Ridge Dentist in Denver Colorado

How Does the Dentist Know If You Haven’t Been Flossing?

We’ve all been there. You just had an exam from the dentist and they ask the dreaded question, “So, how often do you floss?” You knew it was coming and so you’re prepared to stretch the truth a little. You say something like, “Oh, every other day…..” and the silence hangs in the air as… Read more »

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Brushing and Flossing. How to Do It Right.

Brushing & Flossing Tips from a Wheat Ridge Dentist When considering how to brush and floss properly, there are a few elements to consider. A proper brushing technique is the first step in maintaining healthy teeth and gums. Things to keep in mind about brushing properly are positioning the brush, time, and pressure. To brush… Read more »

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Childhood Oral Infections Tied to Heart Disease in Adulthood

Periodontal disease in adults has long been linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. However, a recent study is showing that children with cavities and gum disease may be more likely to develop risk factors for heart disease in adulthood, than kids who have good oral health. In a recent study published in the… Read more »

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Can a Patient With Crowns or Bridges Still Get Braces?

An increasing number of adults are getting braces for both cosmetic as well as corrective functional reasons. Because many adults have already had various corrective dental restorations, it is not unusual for orthodontists to treat patients with crowns and bridges. Your orthodontist may recommend fixed or removable braces to correct the alignment of your teeth.… Read more »

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What Do Parents Need to Know About Lip and Tongue Ties?

Lip and tongue ties can cause multiple problems, beginning with difficulty nursing in a newborn, to speech difficulties and gaps in between the front teeth. A lip or tongue tie is due to an unusually large or lower than normal, frenulum attachment in the mouth. The frenulum is a fold of tissue that attaches your… Read more »

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Tips From Your Primary Dental Wheat Ridge Braces Specialists

5 Tips for People With Braces Getting braces is a big commitment! In both time and money. Therefore, it is well worth your time and effort to do everything you can to help your Wheat Ridge orthodontist, at Primary Dental, achieve the best outcome hoped for. During the course of your treatment you will have… Read more »

Is Your Child Afraid of the Dentist?

Is Your Child Afraid Of The Dentist?

We all know that regular dental check ups are an important part of maintaining a healthy smile and mouth. However, it usually isn’t high on most people’s “want to do” list, and can be even less so on your child’s! Whether your child is a little nervous or very afraid to visit the dentist, here… Read more »

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How Stress Impacts Oral Health

Our modern world is full of complex issues that often lead to a low, or high, level of constant stress for many people. Most of us are aware of the physical and emotional symptoms of stress. While our bodies are made to cope with short durations of stress, a constant level of stress will begin… Read more »

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Tips For Keeping Your Child’s Teeth Safe And Healthy

The importance of establishing good oral health habits early on in your child’s life, cannot be overstated. You can help keep your child from getting tooth decay by starting their dental care early. Ideally your child should see a dentist by the age of 1 or 2 years old. Starting preventative dental care for your… Read more »

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