Keeping Dental Patients Comfortable in Lafayette

Sedation Dentistry Keeps Patients Comfortable in Lafayette, CO

Pain isn’t fun. Your Lafayette, CO dentist knows this, and that is why the dental team at Gordon West DDS, Cosmetic & General Dentistry have made patient comfort a top priority. In conjunction with creating a relaxing environment, your dentist has various medications that can reduce and even eliminate pain associated with different cosmetic dentistry…

Why Is Dry Mouth Dangerous For Lafayette, CO Dental Patients?

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Why Is Dry Mouth Dangerous For Lafayette Dental Patients?

Hello, welcome to the Gordon West DDS, Cosmetic & General Dentistry blog. Today we are going to talk about Dry Mouth, an unpleasant condition that can actually endanger the oral health of Lafayette, CO area cosmetic dentistry patients. Reduction of saliva flow resulting in a dry mouth is a more common problem among older Lafayette, CO adults, however,…

Oral Health For Boulder Diabetics

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Oral Health For Boulder Diabetics

Today’s Boulder dental article is entitled ‘Oral Health For Boulder Diabetics.’ Many Boulder people with diabetes have dental problems. However, gum disease, tooth loss, and periodontal disease are not unavoidable. Blood sugar is the complicating factor. Boulder diabetics who control their blood sugar have lower rates of dental problems. In fact, many Boulder dentists have…

Toothbrush Wars in Boulder

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Toothbrush Wars in Boulder

It may surprise you to know that some Boulder people have very strong opinions about which type of toothbrush is the best: manual or electric. Is there really one that is clearly better? Most Boulder cosmetic dentists will tell you that all toothbrushes, when used correctly, are effective in removing plaque and that choosing which kind…

Have A Large Cavity In Your Tooth?

Categories: cosmetic dentistry
Lafayette Cosmetic Dentistry

When Dr. Gordon West of Gordon West DDS, Cosmetic & General Dentistry in Lafayette repairs a tooth that has decay or damage, the procedure chosen often depends on the location of the problem. (We’re talking tooth-specific locale here; it doesn’t matter whether you live in Longmont, Louisville, or Broomfield.) If there is a chip, crack…