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Aftercare Tips for Dental Implants

May 20, 2019
Senior patient looking in the mirror at her dental implant results

Certain aspects of the dental implant procedure vary by patient, including aftercare instructions. Our experienced dentists in the Denver area tailor the procedure to your needs and goals. You can rely on our team for thorough guidelines in advance, so that you know exactly how to get…

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Category: Dental Implants

What Happens If You Don't Replace a Missing Tooth?

April 29, 2019

Portraits of smiling peopleTooth loss is not uncommon. It tends to become more common after middle age. In fact, by age 50, the average American adult has lost 12 permanent teeth, according to Harvard Medical School. Typical causes include gum disease, injury and tooth decay.

Replacing missing teeth is an important part of restoring your confidence in your smile…

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A Few Common Tooth Implant Misconceptions

March 22, 2019

The experienced implant dentists at Aspenwood Dental Associates are proud to provide accurate, complete information about tooth replacement options. Below, we dispel some of the common myths and misconceptions related to dental implants. Please contact us with any further questions on your mind.

Common Myths Surrounding Dental Implants

People will be able to see my dental implant.

Dental implants look like natural teeth. They blend seamlessly into the appearance of your smile, in part because our dentists know how to create customized restorations. The restorations are…

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Category: Dental Implants

5 Benefits of Porcelain Veneers

February 26, 2019

Porcelain veneers create a beautiful smile by concealing cosmetic flaws and gaps between teeth. Sometimes called "instant orthodontics," veneers can create the appearance of straight teeth without the time commitment of braces. Please arrange a consultation with our experienced cosmetic dentists in Aurora, Colorado, to find out if you are a good candidate for veneers. You can reach our experienced staff at 303-751-3321.

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Dental Implants in Denver: How They Can Improve Your Summer in 2019

February 18, 2019

Middle-aged male neighbors smiling and laughing outdoors on a summer eveningEmbarking on the teeth replacement process this winter means you will have the rest of 2019 – including Colorado's iconic summer season – to look forward to with a complete smile. Missing teeth affect your smile, your bite and your dental…

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Category: Dental Implants

"Am I Too Young For Dentures?"

January 30, 2019

Young dental patient sitting in the treatment chair and smiling while giving the thumbs-upYou might have never expected to need dentures in your 20s, 30s, 40s or 50s. Maybe – like many people – you thought you'd never need teeth replacements at all. Actually, tooth loss among American adults is quite common, including on the younger side of the age…

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Category: Dentures

Dental Veneers and Crowns for Smile Rejuvenation in 2019

December 18, 2018

Woman smiling under confetti to celebrate rejuvenated smile2019 is mere weeks away! Is the New Year your opportunity to improve your smile? Resolutions aside, your smile and dental health should be a top priority. A new year may be the perfect motivation for renewing your teeth and gums.

Are you wondering how you can get the smile you have been dreaming…

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What Are the Best Ways to Protect Your Smile over the Holidays?

December 05, 2018

Can you believe it? The 2018 holidays are here! 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…

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Tooth Replacement: Dental Implants and Dentures

November 28, 2018

Tooth loss is common among American adults. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 1 in 5 adults age 65 and older have lost all of their teeth.1 Adults age 75 and older are twice as likely to have complete tooth loss as adults age 65-74. Missing teeth may cause you to feel less confident when you smile, and tooth loss makes it difficult to eat the full range of foods your body needs.

Dentures and dental implants are two widely used tooth replacement options today. Both have their own advantages, which our experienced dentists would love to discuss…

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Are You a Dental Implant Candidate?

October 04, 2018

Dental implants are one of several options for replacing missing teeth. At Aspenwood Dental Associates and Colorado Dental Implant Center, our experienced dentists will make sure you know all of your options for restoring your smile. Please take our quiz to learn more!

While this quiz provides some insight about implant dentistry, you must arrange a consultation with us to find out if you are a candidate. We have been serving the Denver area for decades. Our dentists provide dentures, implants, dental bridges, and implant-supported dentures and bridges. We provide the…

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Category: Dental Implants