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 »

Got Dentures? Learn About Denture Cleaners Here

Did you know it’s important to clean your dentures each and every day? Well, it’s true! In fact, it is important because it will keep your appliance in tip-top shape for many years to come. To help you clean your dentures, our Dakota Ridge Dental dental team encourages you to... Read more »

How BOTOX® Can Improve Your Appearance

At Dakota Ridge Dental, our dentists, Dr. Karlin and Dr. Petracek are pleased to offer BOTOX® cosmetic treatment for our patients in Littleton, Colorado, who are looking for self-improvement changes for a new and exciting year ahead. If you are needing a boost to your self-image, BOTOX can help you regain a more... Read more »

Helpful Information for Treating a Tongue Injury

Accidentally biting your tongue while enjoying a snack or eating a meal rarely a causes significant trauma. However, there are other times when a blow to the face or other oral accident can seriously injure your tongue. In these situations, your dentist, Dr. Stephanie S. Karlin & Justin S. Petracek,... Read more »

How Can I Prevent Toothaches?

Many people wish they could prevent toothaches. Are you one of those people? If so, our Dakota Ridge Dental team has some helpful tips to make that wish come true! Toothaches is Littleton, Colorado, are inconvenient and painful. So, to help you avoid toothaches on a regular basis, Dr. Stephanie... Read more »

Tongue Scrapers: What You Should Know

Did you know that your tongue has over a thousand taste buds on it? Have you ever heard that your tongue is actually the strongest muscle in your body? Your tongue plays an important role in helping you breathe, eat, and even speak. Caring for your tongue well will help... Read more »

You Can Have a Healthy Smile This Holiday Season

While you are busy enjoying the holiday season, be sure to care for your healthy smile. Oral health never takes a holiday, and with just a few simple steps, you can make sure your smile stays confident. Your mouth is prone to enamel decay, tooth sensitivity, cavities, and tooth loss thanks... Read more »

Food Stained Teeth can be Brightened with Dental Whitening

Many of our patients come in complaining that their smile doesn’t have the luster it used to. There are many reasons that smiles slowly dull over the years. Knowing the causes is half the battle, and we can help you get your bright and beautiful smile back. Why is it... Read more »