Longmont Complete Dentistry Blog

What Makeup Colors Show Off White Teeth?

February 10, 2023

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A dental patient wearing a good color of makeup

To make a smile look whiter, you might think a direct approach is best. For instance, you may try better oral hygiene or get a teeth whitening treatment. However, did you know the color of makeup can help too? Indeed, the right shade for your lips can make your smile seem pearly white. Just listen to your resident Longmont dentist to learn more about the matter. Here, then, is a summary of how makeup can improve teeth and great lip colors for a whiter smile.


3 Tips to Get the Most out of Your Mouthguard

January 3, 2023

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a woman placing her well-taken care of mouthguard

It’s common knowledge that caring for your pearly whites involves maintaining a proper oral hygiene routine and visiting your dentist for your biannual checkups and cleanings. However, another part of keeping your smile in its best condition is protecting it with a customized mouthguard. Whether you grind your teeth at night or are very physically active, one of the best things you can do for your dental health is to wear protective gear for your mouth. Read on to learn three tips to get the most out of your mouthguard.  


Four Common Myths About Dentures, Busted!

December 3, 2022

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Of the 35 million Americans who are missing all of their teeth, approximately 90% of them turn toward dentures as an effective means of replacing their lost pearly whites. But sadly, there are still many weird myths and falsehoods floating around about dentures that deter patients from opting for them. Despite what you’ve maybe heard, dentures can offer your smile quite a bit in terms of look and functionality! Keep reading as we debunk four of the most common myths about dentures.


4 Social Media Influencers Who Upgraded Their Smiles with Veneers

November 7, 2022

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one of the social media influencers with veneers in Longmont

Back in 2012, no one would have expected that “content creator” would be a profitable occupation. Nowadays, numerous influencers have gained popularity and wealth through product advertisements, movie/entertainment reviews, and vlogging their personal lives. Since they have to be camera-ready at all times, it may not surprise you that many creators choose to improve their pearly whites for their content. Read on to learn about four social media influencers with veneers!


Can I Put My Knocked-Out Tooth Back in Its Socket Myself?

October 3, 2022

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Woman suffering from a displaced tooth

Looking down at the ground and seeing that one of your teeth has been knocked out can be quite alarming; the world might even come to a screeching halt! But your situation isn’t hopeless, and a little quick thinking and knowing how to handle a displaced tooth will ensure you don’t suffer any long-term consequences. But is it ever a good idea to try to replace it yourself? Or is it better to hold off until you can visit your emergency dentist? Keep reading to learn more about what you should do if you suffer a knocked-out tooth along with some tips for preventing additional teeth from being lost.


My Child Knocked Out a Tooth – What Should I Do?

September 7, 2022

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Girl with toothache

Dental emergencies are difficult enough to deal with when they involve you, but when it’s your child, they can be even more stressful. It’s hard to know what to do when you’re faced with a situation like a knocked-out tooth. By remaining calm and seeing your child’s dentist as soon as possible, they can work to restore your child’s smile to health. Continue reading to learn which steps you should take in the meantime.


The Top 6 Causes of Yellow Teeth & How to Address Them

August 31, 2022

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Closeup of yellow teeth in Longmont before and after teeth whitening

No one wants a yellow tint to their pearly whites. Unfortunately, yellow teeth are one of the most common dental issues out there! This is because there is a list a mile long of all the factors that can cause dental discoloration. Luckily, thanks to modern cosmetic dentistry, it’s never been easier to achieve the dazzling smile you deserve! Read on as we go over the top six issues and habits that cause yellow teeth in Longmont, and what your options are for treating them!


True or False: You Can Drink Coffee with Veneers

August 18, 2022

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Woman smiling while drinking cup of coffee

Does your morning “officially” start after your first cup of coffee? Do you love sipping on a nitro cold brew when the afternoon slump sets in? Then you might be wondering, “Can you drink coffee with veneers?” After all, giving up this caffeinated beverage can be quite the adjustment. Fortunately, you can learn the answer to this pressing question right here!


Will a Chipped Tooth Heal on Its Own?

July 5, 2022

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closeup of man with chipped tooth in Longmont

The human body is nothing short of amazing. It’s able to miraculously repair minor cuts and bruises in just a matter of weeks (sometimes even days) depending on how severe the injury is. For that reason, you may be wondering if the same logic applies to your smile as well. If you have a chipped tooth, will it be able to heal on its own? Continue reading to find out!


Can a Tooth Infection Be Fatal?

June 13, 2022

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woman holding cheek due to a tooth infection in Longmont

Since toothaches are common, you might imagine that they won’t result in a need for emergency dentistry later on. Many people even wait until they’re experiencing throbbing discomfort before seeking treatment. However, you won’t want to do this if you have a tooth infection, as this can be lethal if left untreated. Read on to learn how this condition is fatal and ways you can lower your risks!

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