Aspen Dentist Blog
April 20, 2017
You’ve been brushing and flossing your teeth for years now (hopefully)! After so long, your dental hygiene routine can become just that—routine. Each morning your brush and floss your teeth becomes more numbing and rushed. You’ve noticed that you don’t pay attention to the point of caring for your teeth at home: to effectively remove harmful debris, bacteria, and plaque from your teeth and gums. Your dentist in Ft. Collins wants to help revitalize your brushing and flossing routine. These tips will hopefully refocus your attention on maintaining healthy teeth and gums rather than rushing through your dental routine.
March 9, 2017
Your dentist is an invaluable asset to have by your side over the years to ensure the health of your teeth and gums. However, choosing a dentist who can meet your individual dental needs can be a challenge. As time goes on, your dental needs will change. You need a dentist in Fort Collins who can accommodate the changes while providing you with the care you deserve. To find the best dentist to meet your individual needs, there are many factors to consider prior to making your final decision.
February 24, 2017
This New Year’s Eve, you and your family threw a great little party at home – you stocked up on some treats from Whole Foods on South College Avenue and made sure to grab party hats and noisemakers from Life of the Party. You and your husband toasted to 2017, and your kids squealed and burst into laughter and smiles when the clock struck midnight. Looking at your family, you know this year is the time to set a good example for the kids when it comes to dental health. Whose advice can you follow to keep your teeth healthy all year long and make sure your family follows suit? Take these tips from Dr. Shiloh Lindsey, your dentist in Ft. Collins, CO. (more…)
February 12, 2017
When’s the last time you saw the dentist? The correct answer to that question is one, two, three, four, five or six months ago—but not seven! The American Dental Association advocates for twice yearly dental checkups and Fort Collins dentist Dr. Shiloh Lindsey agrees. With this regularity, we can closely monitor the condition of your teeth and gums in order to spot any concerning changes before they get out of hand.
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.