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.…

Why Improve Your Smile?

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Would you like to improve the appearance of your smile? With cosmetic dentistry from Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette CO, transforming your smile has never been easier. Cosmetic dentistry is a term that refers to dental techniques that enhance the appearance of your smile. We can make teeth brighter, in better alignment with each other,…

3 Vital Reasons to Floss Regularly

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Flossing your teeth is  one of those things you should do every single day in order to maintain healthy teeth and gums. Too many people skip flossing, though. In this post from Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette CO we’ll give you three very good reasons why you should make it part of your regular dental…

When It’s Better Not To Brush

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This message from Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette is aboout tooth enamel. Though thin and partially translucent, tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the body and has the critical job of protecting teeth from constant use, and from the assault of chemicals in food and drink. Enamel also safeguards tooth nerves from hot and…

Afraid of the Dentist?

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If you tense up just thinking about going to the dentist, you may benefit from sedation dentistry offered by Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette CO. 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…

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…