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Balancing Work and Recovery: Tips After Dental Implant Surgery

February 9, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — westarvada @ 9:55 pm
Woman smiling at work after dental implant surgery

In today’s hustle and bustle of grind culture and high work ethics, the sentiment is that “time is money.” This often applies to patients who have just had dental implant surgery who just want to get back to work. However, while you may be eager to return to your nine-to-five, there are some considerations to be had for your oral health.

If you want to learn when you can go back to work after getting dental implants and how to recover faster, continue reading.


How Your Dentist is Using CAD/CAM Technology

January 13, 2024

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Woman with bright white grin looking to side and smiling

Dentistry has come a long way in the last few decades alone. Nowadays, many dentists have started using CAD/CAM technology in order to enhance their services. As a prime example, CAD/CAM instruments make it possible to design, create, and place dental crowns in just one appointment. Below you can learn more about CAD/CAM and the role it plays in modern dentistry.


Sleeping Soundly, Even with a Toothache: 5 Essential Tips for Nighttime Comfort

December 15, 2023

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A man trying to fall asleep with a toothache

Dealing with a toothache can make it challenging to get a good night’s sleep. The throbbing, the pain, and the irritation can be enough to make you stare at the ceiling. However, don’t give up on counting sheep just yet, there are some things you can try to recover your ticket to dreamland.


The Art of Aging Well: Cosmetic Dentistry for a Youthful and Confident Smile

November 17, 2023

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An older woman smiling with her cosmetic dentistry treatments

Aging is a natural and beautiful part of life, but along with the grace of age come many changes. Your skin, hair, and even your teeth will transform as you grow older, altering your appearance. There’s no need to worry, however. Cosmetic dentistry can help you retain your youthful appearance with several different treatments to fit your goals and your budget.

If you want to learn more about the changes your smile may go through and some cosmetic dentistry treatments that can help, continue reading.


Investing Time in Your Smile: How Long Dental Implant Surgery Takes

October 12, 2023

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dentist showing a model of a dental implant

To most people, time is precious and valuable! As a result, you may want to know how much of it you’ll be investing in dental implants. How long does the dental implant surgery take? What about the recovery afterward?? Get a better understanding of your time investment by continuing to read this post.


What Were Prehistoric Teeth Like?

September 13, 2023

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Caveman in cave

In the Mesolithic Era, hunter-gatherers of the Croatian Peninsula foraged for starchy plants and caught fish for protein. They may have even used their teeth to remove scales from their catches. Scientists learned this by analyzing ancient teeth, where they found plaque containing microfossils of fish tissue and starch particles. These calcified bacterial deposits are now helping researchers understand the diet and lifestyles of our ancient ancestors. Here are some interesting facts from your dentist about what we can learn from ancient teeth.


What Are Some of the Most Common Dental Emergencies for Athletes?

August 11, 2023

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Smiling woman

Sports have many health benefits such as exercise, sunshine, and social interaction, but they can come with some pressing dental concerns, mainly the potential to cause an oral injury. Football, baseball, hockey, basketball, and soccer all involve a lot of flying objects and swinging elbows, and these can make an emergency dental appointment necessary if a blow is sustained to the mouth. Here are some of the most common dental emergencies among athletes along with some advice for preventing them.


Why Veneers Are Not Only for Hollywood’s Elite Anymore

July 11, 2023

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woman smiling with veneers in Arvada

Once upon a time, veneers were viewed as a service only the upper echelon of society could receive. Their unique materials and versatility to hide cosmetic imperfections made them a desirable treatment for many of Hollywood’s most elite clientele. However, times have changed, and now, virtually anyone can enjoy the benefits these custom tooth coverings can provide. Discover why veneers are no longer just for the rich and famous but are instead becoming one of the most popular cosmetic services available today.


How Long Do Same-Day Dental Crowns Take?

June 2, 2023

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Same-day dental crown being milled

Dental crowns are one of the most popular styles of dental treatment, but for years they have had a pretty significant drawback—namely, that it takes several weeks for them to be crafted in a lab.

Same-day dental crowns have revolutionized the industry by allowing dentists to make use of this treatment without needing to wait for lab-produced restorations. They can be made in-office the day you show up, but if you’re wondering exactly how long that appointment would take, here’s what you should know.


Why Dental Implants Are Perfect For Athletes

May 6, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — westarvada @ 5:31 pm
football player yelling

When you’re an athlete giving it your all, there’s always a concern that you could wind up with a dental emergency. In some cases, you may even lose a tooth in the pursuit of a win.

Once the dust has settled, you may find yourself shopping for tooth replacement options. You should try and find one that’s as strong as you are, and dental implants are the toughest you’ll find.

Here’s why athletes who’ve lost teeth can benefit from dental implants, and why they’re such an impressive method of tooth replacement.

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