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Tue, December 12, 2017

2018 is less than a month away! Do you have new year new you goals in mind? Many people base resolutions around health, fitness, diet and exercise, which is fantastic, but do not overlook the importance of dental wellness. A great smile with outstanding health to match is a prized possession. Just consider the benefits:

Teeth and gums free of decay and disease save you money, time and hassle over the years Healthy teeth are easier to clean and care for Having a smile you like may mean you smile more often

Want to discuss your goals for next year with an experienced cosmetic dentist in Aurora, Colorado? If so,...

Tue, November 14, 2017

Can you believe it? The 2017 holidays are right around the corner! There are so many holiday traditions in America, and many of them involve gathering at the communal table for a family meal. It's a wonderful way to connect and appreciate one another. Many of these festivities involve sweet treats and decadent desserts. Desserts are one of those things we all look forward to over the holidays, but what can you do to mitigate the effect of sugar on your teeth? Take our quiz to find out.

In the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it's important to maintain great dental hygiene habits. Due for a routine exam and cleaning? To...

Tue, October 24, 2017

Cosmetic dentistry is an essential component of what our dentists do every day. The foundation of a great smile is healthy teeth and gums. Cosmetic dentistry improves upon that foundation by perfecting your teeth and gums. To learn more and to arrange a free consultation at Aspenwood Dental Associates in Aurora, Colorado, please call 720-400-8546.

Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments and Restorations

There are many cosmetic innovations that enable our dentists to provide the smile of your dreams. They include:

Dental crowns Porcelain veneers Dental implants Dentures Gum contouring Tooth whitening Tooth bonding

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Wed, September 20, 2017

Are you unhappy with the way your smile looks? Porcelain veneers address multiple problems at once by concealing them. The thin, durable veneer is placed over the surface of the tooth. They look like natural teeth, but with the flawless shape and color you want.

The only way to know if you are a good candidate is to visit an experienced cosmetic dentist. The cosmetic dentists at Aspenwood Dental Associates have been providing outstanding patient care and beautiful results to the Denver area for many years. We look forward to discussing your goals and presenting all of your treatment options.

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Thu, August 31, 2017

Learn about your options at your consultation at Aspenwood Dental Associates! This visit to our practice is an important time to discuss your goals and wishes. This complimentary initial consultation involves no obligation, but instead is a time for you to get informed about the dental treatments that will achieve your goals. To arrange your appointment, please call us in Aurora, CO, at 720-400-8546.

Discussing Your Dental Problems

One of the main goals of your consultation is to talk about the teeth, gum and mouth issues concerning you. We want to help you get your oral health back on track if you feel it...

Wed, August 30, 2017

Gum tissue recession is pretty common among adults in the US. Gums in good shape should fit snugly around the base of each tooth, like the cuff of a sock around your ankle. Gum recession is present when the tissue pulls or wears away from the tooth base. The problem is that this exposes the tooth root, which is protected by your gums. An exposed tooth root can lead to extreme tooth sensitivity, and it is more vulnerable to decay and infection.

Gum grafting is a safe, effective treatment for advanced gum recession, but you may be able to avoid getting to that point. Some people are genetically predisposed to gum recession....

Tue, August 01, 2017

With the kids out of school and long days of relaxation on order, it can be easy to fall out of a dental hygiene routine in the summer. But sticking to your brushing and flossing routine is essential to preventing dental cavities.

At Aspenwood Dental Associates in the Denver area, our dentists are ready to help you get your dental health on track. To schedule an appointment at our Aurora office, please call 720-400-8546.

Mon, July 31, 2017

Missing teeth can really be a disadvantage, in multiple ways. If you are living with one or more missing teeth, you probably know what we are talking about. You may be very aware of the gaps in your teeth when you smile. But it often goes beyond looks alone – you may experience difficulty pronouncing certain words or chewing. The missing teeth may even change your bite in a way that becomes uncomfortable.

It's no fluke that dental implants are one of the most popular ways to replace teeth. These durable titanium posts replace the root of the tooth and support a variety of restorations. With dental implants, you are receiving a...

Tue, June 06, 2017

Dentures are one of the tooth replacement options available to people with missing teeth. At Aspenwood Dental Associates, the goal of the dentists is to present each option available to you, and to discuss the pros and cons of those options. We believe each patient should be empowered to make informed choices about their dental health. To arrange a free consultation with us in the Denver area, please call 720-400-8546.

 

Thu, June 01, 2017

Just like the bones in your body, healthy teeth need calcium to thrive. By including enough calcium in your diet, you will be neutralizing cavity-causing acid in your mouth, sustaining strong bone beneath your teeth and strengthening enamel.

But what if you are lactose intolerant? Vegan or otherwise dairy-free? Here are several alternative calcium-rich options recommended by the American Dental Association:

Dark, leafy greens. Kale, collard greens, spinach and chard are all leafy greens that are naturally rich in calcium. Almonds. Almonds have about 250 mg of calcium per cup. ...

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