Toothbrush Tantrums: When Your Child Won’t Brush

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Children’s dental experts generally recommend that parents brush their kids’ teeth until they’re around seven years old. That’s about the time most kids begin to assert their independence, so it’s a good time for them to take over. But sometimes kids get stubborn about brushing. Then what? Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette has some tips.…

The 411 on TMJ

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TMJ is short for temporomandibular joint, which is your jaw. As a hinge joint it can move up and down, forward and backward, and side to side. All that mobility contributes to its vulnerability: the jaw joint is subject to a painful condition called TMJ disorder, which is treatable at Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette…

Keeping Patients Calm

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If you tense up just thinking about going to the dentist, you may benefit from sedation dentistry offered by name of practice. Millions of Americans stress out when they have to see the dentist. It is referred to as dental anxiety. There is a more severe form, too, called dental phobia. In both, some people…

A Proud Dental Practice

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At Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette CO we are proud to provide our community with the best dental care possible. It’s a lot of work to run a dental office, but it’s an important function. We are commmitted to excellence in what we do. It is by now well-established that your dental health is linked…

Your Smile Says Keep Trying!

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This message from Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette CO is for anyone who is finding it difficult to improve their dental health. We urge you to keep working at it, and assure you that we’re here to help! Keep Trying To Floss Many people are really good about brushing their teeth, but sometimes skip flossing.…