What To Do If Your Crown Comes Off

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Dental crowns are restorations cemented over a tooth. They are held in place with a strong adhesive, but on occasion they can come off, especially after a number of years have gone by. Here are some tips from Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette CO if this should happen to you. Here’s what to do: Find…

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…

Do I Floss My New Tooth Implant?

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After one of our patients gets a dental implant here at Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette CO, one of the first things we discuss is how to care for it. Most ask: is it any different than caring for natural teeth? Do I need to change my flossing technique? The answer is: it’s similar, but…

Tooth Implants: The Role Of The Abutment

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Dental implants from Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette CO have the potential to transform lives. The dental implant procedure involves three main parts: The implant—also called a post or artificial tooth root The abutment—a connector piece The prosthesis—artifical tooth crown, dental bridge, or denture/partial denture In this post, we discuss the critical connecting component: the…

Crowning Achievements In Dentistry

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This message looks at one a modern miracle: restorative dentistry, available at Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette CO. Let’s pretend you are a biomedical engineer working in the field of dentistry before the conception of dental restorations. The men and women of your generation who have missing or damaged teeth want to repair or replace…