Why You Shouldn’t Dread Going To The Dentist

Categories: sedation dentistry
Boulder County gentle dentist

If you are afraid of the dentist and have not had a check-up in years, today’s post is for you. Good news! Dentistry in the Lafayette area and around Colorado is nothing like it was when you were a kid. (Even if you’re still a kid, we invite you to keep reading.) There Is No…

Ignoring It Won’t Make It Go Away

Dental Fear Boulder

Are you a busy Boulder resident suffering with a toothache, but ignoring the pain? Have you started chewing on one side of your mouth to avoid your sensitive teeth? Have you stopped drinking hot and cold beverages to alleviate the discomfort? Dental pain is like an unpaid speeding ticket, ignoring it won’t make it go…

Embarrassed By Your Teeth In Lafayette?

Cosmetic Dentistry Lafayette, CO

What is a beautiful smile worth?  Men and women who have received a smile makeover at Gordon West DDS, Cosmetic & General Dentistry in Lafayette, CO say it was worth every penny. Your smile is a part of you that you share with your family, friends, and colleagues every day. An attractive smile creates confidence.…

Sedation Dentistry In Boulder

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Lafayette sedation dentistry

Many Boulder dentistry patients have discovered the benefits of anxiety-free dentistry (sometimes called sedation dentistry). There are three main types of sedation options available in the Boulder area. Inhalation Nitrous Oxide, sometimes called ‘laughing gas‘ has been used in Boulder cosmetic dentist offices for over a century, because, in many ways, it is an ideal…

Helping Lafayette, CO Love Dental Visits

Categories: cosmetic dentistry
Helping Lafayette Love Dental Visits

It’s no secret that most people dread going to the dentist. Everyone knows it and despite your best efforts, even your Lafayette, CO area dentist knows it. But when you start visiting your dentist for the latest cosmetic dental treatments, you may find that you LOVE going to the dentist! Dentists in Lafayette, CO and the surrounding…

Have Your Dessert, Lafayette, CO

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Have Your Dessert Lafayette

Your Lafayette, CO dentist knows that it’s too much to ask that you never indulge in sugary treats, but they will tell you that eating sweets at certain times is better for your teeth than others. For instance, when you eat a full meal, your saliva production increases. This helps to rinse food particles from…

Don’t Take Stress Out On Your Teeth, Lafayette, CO

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Don't Take Stress Out On Your Teeth Lafayette

Hello, I’m Dr. Gordon West. At my Lafayette, CO practice I have noticed more and more of my patients with stress-related cosmetic dentistry issues. Lafayette, CO men and women may not think about it, but stress can do a number on your oral health. Mouth sores, clenching and grinding, periodontal disease, and poor oral hygiene…