Be Glad We Have X-Ray Vision

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During a dental checkup at Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette CO we do a thorough inspection of your teeth and gums. But visual inspections can’t tell us everything we need to know, which is why we take x-rays. For most patients, we update our x-rays once a year. They help us to make accurate diagnoses…

Patient-Centered Dental Care

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At Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette, we are enthusiastic about providing patient-focused dental care of the highest standard. We are here to help you achieve excellent dental health. You could be our next success story! What is patient-focused care? A check-up with no cavities? A sensational smile? A crown that looks as natural as the…

Bad Breath Q & A

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In this blog post from Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette CO, we offer some answers to frequent questions about bad breath. Q. My wife says my breath is repulsive, but I brush twice a day. Shouldn’t that be enough? A. Bacteria can propagate and stink in hidden crevices that can only be reached with floss.…

Should You Worry About Dental X-rays?

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At Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette CO, keeping our patients in excellent dental health is much easier when we have thorough information. In  this case, pictures are worth a thousand words. Pictures, in the form of x-rays, are more useful than written notes. They show us what’s going on below the surface of your teeth…

When Mommy Is Scared Of The Dentist

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If you are dreading some upcoming dental treatment, you may want to consider  sedation dentistry from Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette. First off, sedation dentistry is perfectly safe. At Boulder County Smiles, we offer several options. Perhaps you have a dentist-wary child who needs treatment. For simple dental procedures, topical anesthetics are applied to the…

Suffering From Jaw Pain?

At Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette CO, our areas of expertise go beyond the teeth and gums. In this blog post, we are going to discuss jaw pain, and TMJ/TMD treatment. The human jaw is a complex joint, and sometimes it’s difficult to pinpoint the cause of pain that is centered there. The upper jaw, of…