Does COVID-19 Affect Your Teeth and Mouth?

COVID and dental health Lafayette

You’ve probably heard that COVID19 can make patients lose their sense of taste and smell. Hopefully, you haven’t experienced that yourself. Let’s discuss other oral problems connected to COVID-19. Dry Mouth is as Common as Loss of Taste A group of Brazilian scientists led by University of Brasilia researcher E.N.S. Guerra analyzed more than 180…

Understanding Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is one of the most common types of sleep apnea and affects almost 2% of women and 4% of men worldwide. However, most people who suffer from obstructive sleep apnea do not get an accurate diagnosis of the disease and may not find the right treatment in the end. Almost 10%…

What Does Your Saliva Reveal? Ask Your Dentist in Lafayette CO

Dentists know that an examination can reveal issues in other parts of the patient’s body. At Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette CO, we often refer our patients to their medical doctor for further diagnosis when they encounter inflammation, chronic bad breath, bleeding gums, or jaw pain. Healthcare providers may soon have another oral diagnostic tool…