Is Bad Breath Making You Hesitant to Smile?

Suffering from chronic bad breath is no joke and it isn't for anyone. If you are one who deals with chronic bad breath, you might be experiencing an oral condition called halitosis. At Dakota Ridge Dental in Littleton, Colorado, we have some tips to help you overcome this issue. Let's take... Read more »

Great Diets for Great Smiles

As the summer season winds along, be careful not to fall into the food trap of eating poorly. If your diet begins to suffer, so too will your oral health. For more information about eating right, consider the following: - Crunchy and watery foods including pears and apples have been... Read more »

Protective Sealants for You

Preventing cavities is a large part of the dentistry world, and flossing and brushing your teeth every day is a large factor in prevention. However, it can be difficult to reach every small part of those teeth, especially molars. Here at Dakota Ridge Dental, we strive to provide the best... Read more »

A Tooth with a Second Cavity Might Need a Crown

If you’ve had a tooth repaired in the past with a filling, there might not be enough viable tooth enamel remaining to secure another filling. Should a cavity form in this tooth, the only viable repair option might be for your dentist, Dr. Stephanie Karlin or Justin Petracek to replace... Read more »

Are Your Teeth Falling Out Due to Old Age?

Are your teeth falling out due to old age? The constant wear and tear on your mouth from chewing and eating food can wear down your teeth and the joints in your jaw. However, that doesn’t mean your teeth will need to be replaced when you are older, as daily... Read more »

Is a Dental Bridge a Viable Option for Your Smile?

Today we would like to take a look at the benefits of dental bridges as a viable option for our patients in Littleton, Colorado who currently have gaps in their smiles due to missing teeth. Certainly, if you have lost a tooth or multiple teeth due to injury, decay, or... Read more »

What Is the Best Way to Have Whiter Teeth?

Do you have discolored or stained teeth? Are you interested in teeth whitening treatments? You are far from alone. The sum average Americans spend on teeth whitening products a year is estimated at $1.6 billion a year, and this is before we factor in professional whitening products! Of course, a... Read more »

Poor Oral Hygiene Increases Your Chances of Suffering a Cavity

The American Dental Association recommends brushing your teeth twice each day and flossing each evening. This helps remove food residue and bacterial plaque from your mouth as an important first step to maintaining good oral health. If you struggle to maintain these habits or if you are reticent to attend... Read more »

There Are Different Dental Solutions for a Smile in Need of Cosmetic Enhancement

Along with good eye contact and body language, your smile is one of the first things that people notice about you. If your smile has been afflicted with one or more visual imperfections, it might leave you wanting to explore your cosmetic dental treatments at Dakota Ridge Dental. The specific... Read more »

X-Rays: Their Dental Benefits

A routine part of your annual 6-month visit to see Dr. Stephanie S. Karlin & Justin S. Petracek at Dakota Ridge Dental in Littleton, Colorado, is getting an X-ray of your teeth. It's pretty obvious that using an X-ray is a great way to help your dentist find cavities, but... Read more »