Optimum Oral Health Includes Exams and Cleanings

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If you’ve ever visited our blog, you’ve probably heard the guidance to have check-ups and cleanings twice a year. In fact, dental professionals have been advising the twice-yearly frequency for over 50 years. The American Dental Association counsels men and women to visit their dentist twice a year as well. Is that an arbitrary schedule?…

How to Kick a Tooth Grinding Habit

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Plenty of people all over the world suffer from the habit of grinding their teeth. Some individuals grind their teeth because they are stressed, some people grind their teeth as a coping mechanism, and some men and women grind their teeth in their sleep without realizing it. Don’t Ignore Teeth Grinding Grinding of the teeth, clenching…

Are You Watching For Cavities?

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Tooth decay is one of the most common health problems there is. Are you doing everything you can to prevent it? In this post from Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette CO we have some practical ideas that can help. Avoid Refined Sugar This one is probably obvious, but avoiding sugar should be your number one…

You Don’t Have to Live With Bad Breath

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Chronic bad breath can happen to anyone, even those who brush and floss religiously. If you cope with persistent bad breath, talk to us about it at Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette CO. Are you struggling with bad breath? Schedule an examination and deep dental cleaning at Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette. Our dental hygienist will get…

The 4 Stages of Gum Disease

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Gum disease is a leading cause of tooth loss in adults. It’s a progressive disease, and when in its earliest stages it’s easily treatable at Boulder County Smiles. Here are the four main stages of gum disease. Gingivitis The main symptoms of gingivitis include red or swollen gums that cause discomfort while brushing and flossing.…