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. , offers these first-aid tips. The first step is to rinse your… Read more »

How Can I Prevent Toothaches?

Many people wish they could prevent toothaches. Are you one of those people? If so, our team has some helpful tips to make that wish come true! Toothaches is , , are inconvenient and painful. So, to help you avoid toothaches on a regular basis, Dr. and our team encourage you to do the following… 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 you stay more comfortable and… 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 to the buildup of acid… 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 that we feel our smile… Read more »

Don’t Let Bad Breath Lower Your Self-Confidence

Is bad breath cramping your style? Is it causing you to feel self-conscious and less confident in your interactions with others? If so, don’t feel bad, you are not alone. Bad breath is not uncommon and can have various causes. Dr. at in , , are happy to help you overcome your bad breath issues…. Read more »

Dental Veneers Are a Popular Treatment that Improves an Unappealing Smile

If the teeth in your smile suffer from chips, stains, and other visible imperfections, it can leave you feeling self-conscious about your appearance. One of the more popular and effective options for improving a smile with multiple imperfections is installing custom dental veneers. Dental veneers in , , are porcelain shells designed to fit over… Read more »

Would You Like Your Teeth to Be Noticeably Whiter?

The key to having a whiter, brighter smile is maintaining strong oral habits. Brushing and flossing your pearly whites daily goes a long way to keeping your smile healthy. At Dakota Ridge Dental located in Littleton, Colorado, we have been helping patients achieve healthier smiles since 2008, and are aware that one of the number one changes our patients… Read more »

The Only Recourse for Repairing a Badly Decayed Tooth is to Install a Crown

Left unresolved an area of tooth decay on one of your teeth can continue to spread. Severe tooth decay problems and some large cavities might not leave enough healthy enamel for the tooth to be repaired with an ordinary filling. In a situation like Dr. ’s only viable treatment option is to replace all of… Read more »

Facts on Dry Socket

Getting a tooth removed is never an enjoyable experience, but unfortunately, it is one that most Americans have to go through eventually—especially since most people have their wisdom teeth removed. Unfortunately, if a tooth is removed, you could ultimately have to deal with a painful dry socket. The first thing you should do is avoid… Read more »