A Beautiful Smile is Timeless

Your Smile Doesn’t Have to Show Your Age in Lafayette

Every stage of life has its benefits and drawbacks. For example, in our golden years, we may enjoy traveling, more free time and grandchildren. However, most Lafayette retirees do not welcome wrinkles, limited mobility or dental dilemmas. Fortunately, your smile can be healthy and attractive throughout your life. With cosmetic and restorative dentistry, you can…

What’s the Best Way to Fix Teeth that Overlap?

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A lot of people have teeth that overlap. Orthodontics from Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette CO can correct it. Overlapping teeth are usually caused by genetics, or habits as a child such as thumbsucking. They can also be caused by the mouth being too small to fit all the teeth effectively, or having different sized…

Is My Child Too Young For Braces?

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If you have noticed some of your child’s teeth are growing in crooked, you may be wondering when the time is right to see about orthodontics. At Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette CO we have a lot of experience with correcting bites, and can provide guidance. It’s a good idea for kids to have their…

Keep Those Gums Healthy During Orthodontic Treatment

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Did you know that advanced gum disease is a leading cause of tooth loss among adults? Since braces make oral hygiene a bit more complicated, orthodontic patients need to be extra vigilant about keeping their teeth and gums healthy to prevent gum disease. At Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette CO we have some very definite…

Let’s Make A Plan: Cosmetic Dentistry in Lafayette CO

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When you want to reach a goal, the difference between success and failure often comes down to planning. If you want to improve your smile, make a cosmetic dentistry plan with Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette CO. Maybe you haven’t thought much about your teeth in the past, but have noticed some problems lately. These…

Take 5: Straight Talk About Braces

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Having braces in Lafayette uncovers unique concerns. Hello, I’m Dr. Gordon West at Gordon West DDS, Cosmetic & General Dentistry. I support healthy oral hygiene and regular, consistent check-ups. Hygiene for braces is a bit different. Here are five important concerns to keep in mind with braces: 1. Be Careful What You Eat Sweets and…