Aspen Dentist Blog
March 16, 2018
You’ve been avoiding getting your dental work for one reason—and it’s not to because you’re scared of seeing your dentist or even the dental chair. It’s because you can’t stand the thought of receiving your local anesthetic via injection.
Your family dentist in Ft. Collins understands that not everyone likes to face needles. We also value patient comfort and want to make every dental visit a positive experience. Now, we offer a revolutionary anesthetic called Kovanaze. Learn more about it in this week’s blog post!
February 3, 2018
Did you know that over 85 million Americans are living with some form of heart disease? Sadly, it’s the leading cause of death, causing a staggering 1 out of every 4 deaths in the U.S. But even if you’re familiar with these statistics, you may be surprised to learn that the condition of your teeth and gums can actually contribute to the health of your heart.
In this blog, your dentist in Ft. Collins will take a look at the symptoms of gum disease, how your heart and gums are linked, and what you can do improve your gum health at home. After all, if there are things you can do to keep your mouth healthy that can also add years to your life, that’s a win-win situation!
January 16, 2018
Many people don’t know that when you become pregnant, you are also considered to be a high-risk dental patient? Why? The hormones in a woman’s body change to help produce a new life, creating many changes that even affect the mouth. Learn more about pregnancy and dental health from your female dentist in Ft. Collins!
December 27, 2017
With such a big, full smile there’s no way that you shouldn’t be flashing your pearly whites every few seconds of the day. The problem you have with your smile, though, is the gap between your front teeth. In your mind, it ruins what would otherwise be an awesome grin. Therefore, you’ve decided that it’s time to do something about it. One thing’s for sure – you’re just not willing to endure two or more years of wearing braces, so you need an alternative. Thankfully, your cosmetic dentist in Ft. Collins has a solution to deliver what you want without sacrificing a ton of time. Read on to learn about the benefits of cosmetic bonding and why it’s right for you.
December 23, 2017
Many women would agree that the experience of being a woman differs at different points of their lives. Women’s bodies are almost constantly evolving or experiencing something new and different because of hormones.
Sometimes those same hormones that can bring a life into the world can negatively affect other parts of their body—including their very own smile. If you thought that being a woman was complicated before, you’ll have a whole newfound respect for the women in your life after reading about how hormones can even change their teeth in this week’s blog post.
November 28, 2017
As the years go by, have you noticed slight changes in your skin? Does it wrinkle a bit more than you like when you laugh? What about the creases left next to your smile after chuckling? If you’re considering different ways to halt the aging process, you may have been considering getting Botox.
The use of Botox is on the rise the more and more people recognize that it’s safe and simple to help maintain a youthful appearance. But still, many patients have reservations about the treatment—especially when they learn Botox in Ft. Collins is offered by their local dentist.
October 31, 2017
As you’re filling up your holiday wish list this year, forget the tablet or high-tech headphones — why not do something truly for yourself, instead? We’re all feeling a little wiped out after the crazy, whirlwind year that was 2017. Fortunately, Botox in Ft. Collins can rejuvenate your facial tissue to help you look bright, rejuvenated, and ready for everything that the new year has to offer!
October 15, 2017
Dental implants in Ft. Collins are one of the best ways to replace missing teeth. They’re sturdy, they look like natural teeth, they can last for a lifetime, and they help to preserve your jawbone and face structure. Despite all of their advantages, however, dental implants aren’t suitable for everyone. Your circumstances may make it difficult or inadvisable for you to receive implants. What makes a good candidate for this procedure, and what factors might bar you from receiving this type of restoration?
September 10, 2017
For decades, dentists have relied on dental crowns to repair damaged smiles and preserve healthy tooth structures. While the creation methods and materials have improved through the years, the idea remains the same. If patients have enough dental structure left to support a crown restoration, there’s no need for them to lose their entire tooth. Today, we can also use dental crowns to protect root canal treated teeth, as part of the tooth replacement process, and for cosmetic improvement. In fact, many dentist’s offices even offer same day dental crowns to make the restoration process a breeze.
September 7, 2017
Tinnitus, ringing or buzzing sounds in the ear, has been affecting humans for thousands of years, and as long as people have been experiencing this odd auditory trouble, others have been trying to cure it. Some of the strange tinnitus treatments offered include pouring rose extract into the ear, filling the ear canal with earth worms boiled in goose grease, and strapping hot loaves of bread to the ears. Today, our understanding of tinnitus is a little more advanced, and hopefully, the available treatments are too.