Aspen Dentist Blog
December 24, 2016
The acronyms TMJ and TMD are often used interchangeably. They shouldn’t be, however, because they refer to two different but related concepts. TMJ stands for temporomandibular joint; TMD stands for temporomandibular joint disorder. Everyone has TMJs, but not everyone has TMD—the often painful consequences of having a temporomandibular joint that does not function properly. If you need TMD therapy in Ft. Collins, then Aspen Dental Care offers treatment with either an oral bite appliance or Botox, so you can smile pain free.
November 24, 2016
No matter how many people are on your gift list, there’s always room for one more, right? Especially if the recipient happens to be you! This Christmas, treat yourself to the gift that lasts a lifetime—a complete smile. With dental implants in Ft. Collins, CO, Dr. Lindsey and her team at Aspen Dental Care can replace a missing tooth and give you a smile that you’ll share confidently at holiday gatherings.
October 31, 2016
You find yourself sitting quietly at the table as everyone tells stories about their day. You’re usually not this taciturn, but it’s literally painful for you to talk. Ever since you woke up this morning, your jaw has been clicking and popping. Even the meal you just had was a task to eat because of the pain in your jaw. You just wish you could make it stop. Now you can with Botox in Ft. Collins from Aspen Dental Care with Dr. Shiloh Lindsey. (more…)
September 23, 2016
You’re puzzled. You ordered your beer, and the bartender clearly heard what you said, but now you’re looking at a pint glass that is only 60% filled. Are they trying to test to see if you’re an optimist or a pessimist? Is this some sort of special batch of beer that can only be consumed in small portions? You gently tap the bar and say, “Hey, I don’t think you’re quite finished here.” This is what it’s like if you don’t floss whenever you brush. Dr. Lindsey, a dentist in Fort Collins, wants you to know why flossing is essential. (more…)
August 30, 2016
-You know the theory that forcing a smile can actually improve your mood? New research shows that may not be as true as we initially believed. But at Aspen Dental Care, we won’t ever question the power of a smile. And if you are missing teeth or dealing with an ill-fitting denture, you especially know the value that a complete smile adds to your life. Nothing replaces missing teeth like dental implants in Fort Collins, CO. Dr. Lindsey can evaluate your candidacy for implant dentistry and help you enjoy this strong, sturdy option in tooth replacement.
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.