Aspen Dentist Blog
August 3, 2016
Porcelain veneers are a popular choice to gain a new beautiful smile. By attaching the thin shells to the front side of the teeth, you’ll cover cosmetic flaws while getting a whiter, brighter smile. Overall, veneers create a more esthetically pleasing smile by making your teeth more proportionate. Veneers are the ideal option for those who have chipped, cracked, or abnormally shaped teeth. Not to mention, they whiten your teeth while also allowing certain alignment issues to be hidden for a straighter smile. If you’re considering porcelain veneers in Ft. Collins, we have the answers to your top questions.
June 17, 2016
What did that blog title just say? I can get a dental crown in one day?! If this surprises you then Dr. Lindsey and her team at Aspen Dental Care want to tell you about the E4D System. This advanced technology allows us to design, build and place a dental crown as well as many other tooth restorations in a single visit with your Fort Collins dentist. Read on to find out how we can repair a severely decayed or otherwise damaged tooth with a same day crown.
April 19, 2016
You love when everyone in your family has a reason to smile. So why don’t you give them one more by visiting the Fort Collins family dentist at Aspen Dental Care? Trusting the same dentist to care for all your loved ones’ smiles makes your life easier — and increases everyone’s dental health, too. We’ve listed three reasons you should be visiting a family dentist here. Do you have more to add to the list? Let us know in the comments below!
February 21, 2016
Although replacing a missing tooth is not optional—because not doing so can lead to serious oral and general health complications, to say nothing of the effect on your smile—there are several tooth replacement options to choose from. Two of the finest are dental implants and crown and bridge therapy. At Aspen Dental Care, Fort Collins family dentist Dr. Shiloh Lindsey and her team are skilled and experienced at rebuilding smiles with both of these procedures.
January 13, 2016
Millions of US adults with dental insurance choose to forego regular preventive dentistry visits. Patients give numerous reasons why they avoid our office, but some of the most common are dental fear or anxiety, financial stress, and lack of time. At Aspen Dental Care, we invite you and your family to reconsider making visits to our office twice a year part of your routine. Not only are patients who visit us regularly more likely to keep healthy, natural smiles for a lifetime, but regular office visits actually assist in diminishing dental anxiety and save patients time and money.
December 11, 2015
In the age of one-stop-shopping, few people need convinced that offering to treat the whole family from 1 to 100 all under one roof is convenient, but many patients worry they’re not getting the same level of care they would receive from a specialist. Dr. Shiloh D. Lindsey and the entire Aspen Dental Care team are experienced and skilled in the treatment of a wide variety of oral health concerns, but more importantly, we focus on education patients about preventive dentistry in our office and when they return home. Our goal is to see patients twice a year, and help them maintain their healthiest smile for life. What more could you want for your family?
November 3, 2015
Your Ft. Collins dentist reminds patients to use dental insurance benefits before 2015 ends. Cleanings, exams and fillings count toward yearly maximums.
You are grateful your employer provides dental insurance. However, you are not sure you are using its benefits to the fullest. Check your policy, and then call Ft. Collins dentist, Shiloh D. Lindsey DMD, for an appointment.
October 3, 2015
In recent years, the dental field has shifted its focus from treating oral health issues to preventing dental concerns. This preventive focus allows dentists to diagnose and treat oral health issues at the earliest possible stage meaning more people than ever before are able to keep their natural teeth for a lifetime. At Aspen Dental Care, Dr. Shiloh Lindsey recommends twice annual dental checkups and cleanings in order for patients to achieve and maintain the optimal level of oral health, and protect their smiles from more severe dental damage down the line.
September 11, 2015
Yes – there is a correct and incorrect way to floss your teeth. This is separate from brushing your teeth. Most people try to lump brushing and flossing into one, but that’s not how it should be done. Brushing is and will always be separate from flossing. This isn’t to say that brushing your teeth is bad; it’s necessary! Flossing is just as important as brushing, and patients need to understand this. Too often we run into a situation where a patient either is unsure of how to properly floss their teeth or won’t floss at all. There’s no harm in not knowing the correct flossing technique, that’s why we’re here to help!
If you’re one of those people who is unsure of how to properly floss your teeth, you’ve come to the right place. Our Ft. Collins, CO office has the preventive dentistry services that can help keep your oral health in fantastic shape. As part of our general services, we can train you on how to practice good oral habits. Flossing once a day is good but if you’re not doing it correctly then what’s the point? We’ll help you head down the path to excellent oral health with our flossing recommendations. Dr. Lindsey is the dentist Fr. Collins residents can trust.
August 21, 2015
Yes, there is a right and wrong way to brush your teeth. Surprise! We bet you didn’t know that. There’s a lot more to the process than simply smothering toothpaste on your brush and brushing your teeth. There are angles and movements involved. Your teeth are shaped in such a way that a brush must be used on the front, sides, and back of your teeth. You would be surprised just how many patients are unsure of the proper way to brush their teeth. Also, many patients forgo flossing. It’s just as important as brushing your teeth and can help keep tooth decay, plaque and tartar off of your tooth’s surface.
At our office in Ft. Collins, CO, we go out of our way to help our patients understand how important it is to practice good dental hygiene habits at home. These habits include brushing and flossing correctly. Dr. Lindsey is the dentist Ft. Collins, CO residents can trust. She wants your smile to look and feel as clean as possible, and learning how to properly brush your teeth will help achieve those results. Pick up your toothbrush, get somewhere where there’s a mirror, and start practicing.