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…

7 Ways To Fix A Tooth

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In a perfect world, each of your cherished teeth would stay healthy, strong, and brilliantly white throughout your life. The truth is, however, that most Colorado men and women will need to restore a tooth at some point. A tooth can be compromised by cavities, enamel erosion, a chip or crack, gum disease, or injury.…

Hate Your Dentures?

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Perhaps you have heard or seen the Boulder dental industry’s advertising about dental implants. Most Lafayette dentists claim that dental implant dentures can change your life. Does this sound like hype? Exaggeration?Let’s look at the facts about dental implant anchored dentures in Boulder: