April 16, 2020
Unfortunately, there is a long list of factors that might cause your teeth to hurt. Sometimes a toothache is the result of poor oral hygiene or bad brushing habits. Other times however, that pain in your smile could indicate a serious issue that needs to be treated right away. Read on as your Colorado Springs dentist explains which toothaches can wait to be treated until your next appointment and which ones require urgent emergency dentistry.
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April 2, 2020
Tooth sensitivity can be an uncomfortable, annoying, and inconvenient sensation. However, it can also sometimes be a warning sign of a larger, more serious problem in your smile. In response to the current COVID-19 pandemic, most dental practices are only treating dental emergencies. Your Colorado Springs dentist explains how to tell if your sensitive teeth can be treated at home until quarantine orders are lifted, or if they require emergency dentistry right away.
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January 3, 2020
You have just finished your run around Red Rock Canyon and you grab a bottle of water out of the cooler to rehydrate and refresh. You take a gulp of water, when suddenly – ouch! You feel a sudden sharp pain coming from one of your teeth. But why is your tooth so sensitive to cool liquids? Is it a dental emergency?
Having a sensitive tooth is a common occurrence, but few people understand the root causes or how to ease the pain. It’s time for some answers. Keep reading below to learn why teeth become sensitive and what you can do about it.
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December 7, 2019
Most dental insurance plans come with a host of stipulations, which can limit the type of treatments you can receive and make it harder to find a dentist who is in-network. If you’ve faced some past frustrations with dealing with insurance holders, don’t let it discourage you from receiving the vital dental care you need now. There’s another route available for you to enjoy a healthier and more attractive set of teeth. Read on to learn about the benefits of working with a dentist who offers an in-house dental savings plan!
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October 2, 2019
As we head into 2020, it’s important that you recognize that your dental insurance benefits will not be around forever. In fact, any benefits that you did pay for are set to expire on January 1st, 2020. That means any benefits you paid to have in 2019 will disappear come 2020. For this very reason, dentists all over the country are doing everything they can to remind their patients about their benefits and get them to the office so they don’t leave money on the table come January. Keep reading to learn why using dental insurance in Colorado Springs, especially for your most basic preventive treatments, matters so much.
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September 15, 2019
The nature of a dental emergency is that it’s never planned. Despite your best efforts at prevention, accidents can happen in a flash. One common emergency that happens to an estimated 5 million people per year is knocking out a tooth. Hopefully you never experience this situation but, just in case, it’s helpful to know some emergency dentistry “first-aid” until you can get to a dentist. One tip you may have heard is putting a knocked-out tooth in a cup of milk. Keep reading to find out if this is sound advice or not and learn about each step you should take to save a knocked-out tooth (and your smile)!
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May 28, 2019
Has your jaw been hurting every day? Does it make a clicking sound whenever you open it? Have you been having headaches more often lately? Each year, over 75 million people suffer from these problems and don’t understand why. Fortunately, your dentist just may have the answer to what’s going on – as well as the solution to the problem. Read on to learn more about when you might need TMJ therapy in Colorado Springs. (more…)
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February 19, 2019
If you have missing or failing teeth, finding a good tooth replacement should be at the top of your priority list. Dental implants in Colorado Springs are the best method available because they give you back the missing tooth as well as its root. If you are considering this option for your smile, there are several things you should think about in particular — five of them, to be exact.
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February 12, 2019
A nagging toothache is what brings most people to see their dentist in Colorado Springs. Common ways to treat this problem include crowns, bonding, root canals, or bridgework. Extraction is also an option, although it’s best reserved for when there’s no other choice.
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January 30, 2019
Seeing your dentist in Colorado Springs is good for more than your teeth and gums. It can also benefit your overall well-being. That’s because the different parts of your body work together as one unit. Whatever affects one affects the others as well.
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