The Signs of the Development of Gum Disease

Gum disease is a very serious and dangerous dental problem that our Dakota Ridge Dental team strongly recommends avoiding at all costs. However, oftentimes the disease sneaks into our oral cavities and takes over our smiles. So, to help you identify the signs of gum disease, Dr. Stephanie S. Karlin... Read more »

What Should You Do with Your Wisdom Teeth?

Wisdom teeth are strange creatures, they are not necessary for us to function, and if they are aligned properly, can sit in your mouth and not cause problems. But when they don’t, they can cause big problems. If they come in sideways, they can crowd surrounding teeth, throw off your... Read more »

The Basics of Jaw Pain

Many adults suffer from chronic jaw pain, and if you’re one of them, it’s time to consider your treatment options. Call Dakota Ridge Dental today at 303.933.2420 and schedule an appointment with Dr. Stephanie S. Karlin & Justin S. Petracek at your earliest convenience so we can finally help you... Read more »

Maintain the Health of Your Smile by Avoiding These Christmas Foods

Christmas foods can destroy or help your smile, but how do you know which foods do what? Well, we are happy to help you identify those foods so you can do everything you can to protect your smile this holiday season. The Best Foods · Gingerbread: If you desire to... Read more »

How to Help Your Child with Their First Dental Visit

As your child develops their primary teeth—their baby teeth--you should be aware that these baby teeth are vulnerable to tooth decay just as your own permanent teeth. If your child’s tooth experiences excessive tooth decay it might need to be extracted. Extracted teeth can have alignment issues down the road... Read more »