Questions To Ask Your Urgent Care Dentist

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Sometimes Lafayette residents research their mechanic or hairdresser more thoroughly than their dental professional. Shouldn’t your oral health be far more important? At Boulder County Smiles, we love to answer questions about all facets of dentistry. What Training and Experience Do You Have? You may have questions about a dentist’s training and experience. Dr. West has…

3 Critical Things You Didn’t Know About Kids’ Cavities

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It’s time to think differently about childhood tooth decay in Lafayette. Unless you’ve been keeping up with the research (and who does?) you might have an incomplete understanding. Here are three essential things to know about children’s dental health. 1. Tooth Decay Is The Most Common Childhood Disease Over 4 million preschoolers have tooth decay.…

Are All Clear Aligners Alike?

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If you are researching orthodontics, you have probably heard about clear aligners. They offer several advantages over traditional metal braces. The most popular benefit is the fact that they are nearly invisible. Millions of people have corrected their teeth with aligners in the past twenty years since they were invented. We’re here to help with…

What Is a Sinus Lift?

A sinus lift, or sinus augmentation, is a surgical procedure that improves the placement of an implanted tooth. Some people need dental implants but do not have enough bone support for an implant due to bone loss. A sinus lift can help because it increases the bone in your upper jaw by adding bone to the…

The Link Between Gum Disease and Viral Infections

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The pandemic has increased public awareness of the danger of viruses and the importance of a healthy immune system. Our Immune System Protects Against Serious Illness The variation in the seriousness of COVID-19 illness is due, in part, to the strength of natural biological defenses. Of course, you may be wondering why we’re discussing this…