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Are Dental Implants Worth the Money?

April 9, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Rachit Goyal @ 2:07 am
cash in a set of plastic teeth

Dental implants are often recommended by dentists as one of the premier options for people who are missing teeth. However, as anyone who’s actually looked into tooth replacement will tell you, they’re also one of the priciest.

While exact prices vary, dental implants are routinely more expensive than both dentures and bridges, which leads some patients to wonder whether they’re worth the cost. As it turns out, they absolutely are!

Here are a few reasons why dental implants cost as much as they do, and why they’re worth the investment.


Slipping Lower Dentures? Here are the Possible Reasons & Solutions

March 9, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Rachit Goyal @ 2:48 am
a man smiling with his dentures securely in his mouth

Completing your smile with dentures has many benefits. Not only do they instantly improve your appearance, but they are also relatively easy to maintain. Additionally, they provide the functionality of having a full set of teeth, such as eating and speaking clearly. However, your lower dentures may sometimes slip and have a hard time staying in place. Read on to learn the possible reasons for the slippage and tips on how to secure your smile!


5 Major Freedoms You’ll Appreciate with Invisalign

February 9, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Rachit Goyal @ 5:38 pm
a woman putting on her Invisalign tray in Denver

Although traditional metal braces are a tried and tested method for straightening your teeth, they do require some changes in your everyday life. This means you may have to avoid certain foods, refrain from particular activities (like soccer or football), and use special tools to keep your smile clean. Fortunately, you might be able to realign your pearly whites with Invisalign instead! Keep reading to learn about five incredible freedoms you’ll love with this orthodontic treatment option.


5 Essential Tips When Eating with Dentures

January 10, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Rachit Goyal @ 9:50 pm
a woman with dentures eating an apple

Having an incomplete smile due to missing teeth not only affects your confidence but your everyday life- like enjoying your favorite foods. Luckily, you can fully restore your smile and bite power with dentures. Now, more than ever, these prosthetics are more durable and natural-looking due to the advancements in dental technology. But that doesn’t mean there won’t be a bit of a learning curve when it comes to chewing with your new teeth. Here are five tips for making your dining experiences a bit easier as you are getting adjusted to your dentures.


Taking Care of your Invisalign Over the Holidays

December 10, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Rachit Goyal @ 6:06 pm
Smiling woman in a Santa hat

During the holidays, you probably have a lot on your plate—even things that are important to you might fall through the cracks if you aren’t careful. With everything that’s going on, you might have trouble caring for your Invisalign aligners. Here are a few things to keep in mind over the holiday season to get the most out of your orthodontic treatment.


5 Ways to Appreciate Your Smile During Thanksgiving

November 8, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Rachit Goyal @ 11:45 am
happy friends during Thanksgiving in Denver

Are you excited about visiting your loved ones? Looking forward to enjoying a delicious Thanksgiving meal? While there are plenty of things to be grateful for, you might consider appreciating your pearly whites. After all, eating, speaking, and smiling during the holiday season just wouldn’t be the same without them. Keep reading to learn five ways to care for your oral health during Thanksgiving!


Helpful Tips to Keep Your Child’s Teeth Safe This Halloween

October 4, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Rachit Goyal @ 10:39 pm
Halloween candy spilling out of orange trick or treat bucket

Your child has been training for Halloween like it’s the Olympics, bending their arm from an imaginary candy bowl to their mouth and back repetitively. Pointing to all the candy varieties in the grocery store that they will be enjoying for weeks to come. Okay, maybe it’s not quite this intense, but odds are they are looking forward to eating a lot of candy. A lot. As a parent, you’re probably more concerned about their teeth surviving this sugar surge than they are. Here are some Halloween oral health tips to consider from a children’s dentist in Denver.


Get Your Filling Before the End of the Year – Here’s Why!

September 7, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Rachit Goyal @ 4:17 pm
Dental insurance form

The majority of people don’t look forward to getting dental fillings, but sometimes it’s necessary to preserve the health of your smile. They help to prevent infections and tooth loss! If you’ve been informed that you need a new filling or two, it is a good idea to get this done before the year ends. This way, you can prevent future dental problems while maximizing your benefits. Read on to learn about the consequences of waiting too long as well as how your dental insurance plays a role in this process.


My Wedding Is Coming Up – When Should I Start Teeth Whitening Treatment?

July 13, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Rachit Goyal @ 5:14 pm
Bride and groom smiling

Is your big day coming up? When planning a wedding, there are so many things to organize. You need to book a venue, pick out a caterer, choose a photographer, and much more. This is also the time when you want to look your very best. After all, you will be looking at the beautifully captured photos for many years down the road. There’s no better time to brighten up your pearly whites, but when should you get started? Continue reading to learn more!


5 Dental Implant Terms You Should Know

June 15, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Rachit Goyal @ 10:23 am
Dental patient holding model of dental implant

To make an informed decision on whether to get dental implants, you need to know the procedure’s specifics — what it does, what it involves, etc. This fact also means you’ll need to learn its relevant terms. After all, you can’t know whether implants will help if you’ve never heard of them. Committing to anything in that situation would just be reckless. That said, here are five dental implant terms you should know before getting treatment from your dentist.

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