Aspen Dentist Blog
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.
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.