Springs Dental Care, P.C. Blog
February 4, 2018
The medical world is discovering more and more how connected all the parts of your body are. That means that the health of one portion of your structure could have a major impact on other areas. Such is the case with your gum health. It plays a silent but integral role in your overall health. Therefore, your dentist in Colorado Springs will discuss why it’s important to take care of them, as well as the available ways to treat gum disease.
January 8, 2018
Having unsightly chips in your smile can really affect your self-confidence. While you were lucky enough to not seriously injure yourself from that bad fall you had years ago, it’s not exactly a look that you’d like to keep. While you’re at it, you could also do without the gaps between some of your teeth or the intrinsic stains you’ve gathered over the years.
If this sounds like you, you may benefit from a treatment known as cosmetic bonding. You can fix the imperfections in your teeth without much trouble from you or your dentist. So the next time you make a visit, you’ll want to ask if it’s right for you.
December 7, 2017
As a parent and leader of your family, you feel the constant pressure to make sure that everyone is healthy and happy. Sometimes the responsibility can be a little overwhelming. Specifically pertaining to oral health, you need simple methods to help the entire family. Thankfully, your family dentist in Colorado Springs has solutions. Read further to learn these simple tips.
November 7, 2017
There are many people that go throughout life without the proper protection for their teeth. Little do many people know, they might need a custom mouthguard. Mouthguards aren’t just for athletes (although they do help provide an extra layer of protection), they offer a great service for a variety of dental problems. Learn more about how you can benefit from a mouthguard from your dentist in Colorado Springs.
October 30, 2017
You know that you are supposed to visit the dentist every six months for preventive care, but if you suffer from dental-related fears and anxieties, even something as simple as scheduling an appointment may not be easy. If you are fearful during your visits, you are not alone. In fact, it is estimated that as much as 9% of people have the same issue. This can cause you to delay your appointments, placing your oral health at risk. Now, you can conquer your fears with a sedation dentist in Colorado Springs.
September 19, 2017
It’s amazing how what happens in one part of your body can affect every aspect of your health, isn’t it? The human body is an intricate machine that doctors are still trying to understand. Thankfully, though, we understand enough about the link between certain conditions to mitigate the consequences that these can have on the body. If you have diabetes, it’s imperative that you understand the relationship between your condition and periodontal disease.
August 13, 2017
Traditionally, quality restorative dentistry meant waiting weeks for a custom crafted dental crown, fixed bridge, or other restoration option to be crafted in an off-site dental lab. Today, dentists still work with these trusted labs to produce many restorations, but some dental offices also offer one-visit restoration using the CEREC system. These same day dental restorations are completely designed and crafted in your dentist’s office, which significantly streamlines the dental restoration process.
July 11, 2017
Is just the thought of going to the dentist enough to make you feel tense? Have you avoided dental care for years because you had a bad experience in the past? Do you wish these feelings could just go away? If so, you’re far from alone, because about 40 million Americans avoid going to the dentist every year due to “dental phobia.” Fortunately, there is now a kind of dentist who is specially trained to help even the most nervous and fearful patients: a sedation dentist. Using a few safe and effective techniques, now even the most anxious patient can have a calm, relaxing, and fulfilling dental experience. (more…)
June 4, 2017
If you suffer from dental fears or need an invasive treatment, you have probably considered sedation with your dentist in Colorado Springs. Although its use during appointments has only recently gained in popularity, it has held a common place in dentistry for more than 170 years. After nitrous oxide was discovered in 1772, it was used to help provide a comfortable and pain-free experience during dental care. Now, advancements in dentistry provide many different types of sedation to help patients with unique situations, such dental-related phobias, TMJ discomfort, and a strong gag reflex. At Springs Dental Care, we offer the sedation solutions you need to enjoy your dental visit.
May 9, 2017
You walk into the dentist’s office and you feel that familiar fear in the pit of your stomach. You really want to run back out the door, and it takes all of your effort to stay. Or maybe this even happens when you call to schedule your appointment. If you feel this way, you should know you’re not alone. About 30-40 million Americans experience this type of fear of the dentist. The good news is that your sedation dentist in Colorado Springs has solutions for you.