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Do Sensitive Teeth Need Emergency Treatment in Quarantine?

April 2, 2020

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Pained man holding popsicle in need of emergency dentistry

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.


Your Dentist Reveals How to Handle a Sensitive Tooth

January 3, 2020

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woman with sensitive toothYou 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.  

No Dental Insurance, No Problem – There’s Another Option!

December 7, 2019

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man holding pennies in his handMost 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!


Don’t Leave Dental Benefits On the Table!

October 2, 2019

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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.



Putting a Tooth In a Glass of Milk: Emergency Dentistry Fact or Fiction?

September 15, 2019

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Someone holding a knocked out toothThe 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)!


Jaw Pain? You May Need TMJ Therapy in Colorado Springs

May 28, 2019

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Woman rubbing jawHas 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…)

What to Consider When You’re Thinking about Dental Implants

February 19, 2019

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Smiling senior active couple jogging together in the parkIf 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.


4 Ways Your Dentist in Colorado Springs Can Help an Aching Tooth

February 12, 2019

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woman suffering from tooth painA 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.


Why Seeing Your Dentist in Colorado Springs Is Good for Your Overall Health

January 30, 2019

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Smiling woman flossing her teethSeeing 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.


Can Dental Implants in Colorado Springs Give You a New Lease on Life?

January 18, 2019

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woman smiling white teethDental implants in Colorado Springs are the leading treatment in today’s world for the problem of missing teeth. But their advantages go beyond correcting oral health problems. They can also improve self-confidence, transform your social and personal interactions, and serve as the foundation for a better quality of life overall. Dental implants are a step above other types of restoration such as dentures.


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