Our Team Takes Care of Your Child

Dental assistants are essential to the efficient operation of any dental practice, and Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette CO is no exception. In this article we’ll describe some of their roles, and in a small way pay tribute to these valued team members. In many ways, dental assistants are our right hands. They work closely…

More Ways To Fight Kids’ Tooth Decay

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Most parents make sure their child brushes their teeth. They do their best to limit candy and sugary drinks, and make sure there’s plenty of calcium and Vitamin D in their diets. But despite parents’ best efforts, we still treat a lot of tooth decay in kids at Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette CO. Parents…

4 Oral Ailments To Discuss With Your Dentist

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This article is about some of the most frequent conditions that should be discussed with us, at Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette CO. There is a solution for each one of these issues. Tooth Decay. This is easily the most common dental problem. Tooth decay, or cavities, occur when plaque combines with the sugars and/or…

Pacifier Do’s and Don’ts for New Parents

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Sometimes a pacifier is the only thing that can calm a cranky baby. Parents tend to think of them as harmless, and as an easy way to pacify an infant. At Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette CO we share some thoughts about pacifiers. The American Academy of Pediatrics says pacifiers don’t cause any medical or…

Need An Implant? Nervous About Oral Surgery?

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If you’re thinking of replacing a missing tooth with a dental implant but worried about the procedure, we get it at Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette. Here’s a plan to help you. Talk to us. Call now to schedule a consultaItion. If you’re nervous about implant surgery, remember Dr. Gordon West has been helping patients…

Total Mouth Reconstruction Is Now A Reality

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The phrase “total” or “full” mouth reconstruction may sound daunting, and bring extreme images to mind. It refers to replacing or rebuilding a patient’s teeth with restorative dentistry, available at Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette. Full mouth reconstruction can achieve many goals, and it doesn’t always mean the same thing for every patient. Candidates for…