6 Characteristics Of A Beautiful Smile

Categories: cosmetic dentistry
Boulder Cosmetic Dentist

Hello Lafayette! It has been said that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, however, when it comes to teeth, there are some features that are generally considered pleasing: 1. Bright and stain-free 2. No missing teeth 3. Healthy gumline 4. No chips, cracks or excessive wearing 5. Tooth size and length in harmony…

Water Fluoridation In Colorado Prevents Tooth Decay

Categories: Dental Health
Water Fluoridation In Lafayette, CO Prevents Cosmetic Dentistry Needs

Hello! Welcome to our Lafayette family dentistry blog. Today’s message from Gordon West DDS, Cosmetic & General Dentistry concerns fluoride and Colorado children’s dental health. I’m Gordon West and I have been practicing dentistry in Lafayette since 1998. When I examine a new Lafayette patient for the first time, I can usually tell whether the…

4 Reason To Look For The ADA Seal In Boulder

Categories: porcelain veneers
4 Reason Your Boulder County Cosmetic Dentist Looks For An ADA Seal

When you go to your Boulder, Boulder County, or Lafayette, CO drugstore or supermarket looking for toothpaste, mouthwash, teeth whitening agents, or another oral care product, be sure that the product you choose carries the American Dental Association Seal of Acceptance. Today in the Lafayette Dental Blog we are going to look at 4 ways…

Affordable Teeth Whitening?

Categories: teeth whitening
Affordable Boulder Tooth Whitening

If you are like most Boulder web users, you have probably seen the multitude of ads for ‘free teeth whitening kits’. Some show a ‘real Boulder mom’ who discovered a ‘tooth whitening secret’. Others assure you that their system is the one that ‘Boulder County dentists don’t want you to know about’. Many contain a…

What Is Lurking Under Your Gumline?

Categories: Dental Health
Periodontal Disease Treatment in Lafayette, CO

Hello Lafayette, CO residents! Your overall oral health depends not only on healthy teeth but also healthy gums. Proper oral hygiene helps keep both your teeth and gums in good shape. When brushing, hold your toothbrush at a 45-degree angle with the bristle tips aimed at the line where the tooth and gum meet. The…

Boulder Mouths And Stomatitis

Talk To Your Boulder Cosmetic Dentist About Mouth Sores

Ouch! The mouth is not a fun place for injuries, sores, or inflammation. It seems that even the smallest irritation in the mouth can cause serious discomfort for Boulder County dental patients. These non-specific irritations in the mouth have a name. They are called stomatitis. A good general definition for stomatitis is the inflammation of…