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Our reputation as a personable and skilled team of dental professionals has allowed us to remain in the Northern Colorado community for more than 25 years. Learn more about what we do, why we do it, and who we are in the blog posts below. 

What is TMJ/TMD?

Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD) Millions of Americans suffer from chronic facial and neck pain as well as recurring headaches. In some cases, this pain is due to Temporomandibular Disorder, or TMD. Your temporomandibular joints (TMJ) connect your lower jawbone to...

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What is Preventive Dental Care?

Preventive dental care is important throughout your life, whether you are an adult who has worked hard to have great oral health or a child whose first tooth has arrived. By combining effective home hygiene with visits to our Fort Collins dental office for...

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What is Gum Disease?

Also known as periodontal disease, gum disease is mostly caused by plaque and bacteria buildup that is not treated in its early stage. Other causes of periodontal disease include tobacco use, teeth grinding, some medications, and genetics. Gingivitis is the beginning...

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How Often Should I Brush My Teeth?

According to your dentist and the American Dental Association, you should brush your teeth at least two times a day. Brushing keeps your teeth, gums, and mouth clean and healthy by removing bacteria-causing plaque. It is also recommended that you use a soft-bristled...

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What is a Cavity?

What is a Cavity? A cavity is a small hole that forms inside the tooth because of tooth decay. Cavities are formed when plaque buildup on the outside of the tooth combines with sugars and starches in the food you eat. This produces an acid that can eat away the enamel...

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Tips for Choosing the Right Dentist

Choosing a dentist who “clicks” with you and your family is important, and you may wish to consider several dentists before making your final decision. During your first visit, you should be able to determine whether the dentist is right for you. During your...

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