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How Ill-Fitting Dentures Can Become a Life-Threatening Problem

September 16, 2020

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Full dentures next to a dental mirror

Did you know the first use of dentures dates back to the 16th century? At the time, wood was used to restore the smiles of patients with missing teeth. Fortunately, they have come a long way since then! Not only are they natural-looking and comfortable, but they are also minimally invasive and can last 10 years. However, if they become loose or don’t fit correctly, they can leave patients vulnerable to life-threatening problems, like oral cancer. Read on for the common causes of slipping dentures and five tips for patients who wear them!

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4 Reasons You Shouldn’t Put Off Your Checkup & Cleaning Due To COVID-19

August 31, 2020

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a patient visiting their dentist in Longmont, who is wearing a mask and face shield

Have you been putting off your routine checkup and cleaning with your dentist in Longmont since everything began shutting down due to COVID-19? Now, it’s been nearly six months, and you’re due for an appointment. However, you’re not sure whether it’s a good idea to schedule it or not. Read on for four reasons you should still visit your dentist for a dental appointment, even during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Why Your Child Should Visit the Dentist as Part of Their Back-to-School Checklist

July 21, 2020

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little girl high-fiving her dentist

The start of this school year is massively different from any that have come before it. The COVID-19 pandemic has made it so that many schools are moving entirely to online classes this year. Others are seeing students in person, but with increased social distancing guidelines in place. However, one aspect of the back-to-school routine that shouldn’t change is taking your son or daughter to their dentist. Keep reading below to learn a few reasons why children’s dentistry is still important even during these unprecedented times.

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4 Social Distancing-Friendly Greetings You Can Use at Your Dental Visit

June 4, 2020

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Longmont dentist waving

After indulging in a few too many snacks with no visit to the dentist in sight, it is time for some post-quarantine TLC for your teeth. After checking in virtually, you walk into the office and immediately feel uncertain. While you are excited to see the dental team, how can you warmly greet them without breaking the social distancing guidelines? If you have found yourself wondering the same question, your Longmont dentist is here to share four creative greetings to use at your dental appointment during COVID-19.

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How Do You Know if You’re Having a Real Dental Emergency?

April 11, 2020

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Man in blue shirt with tooth pain who needs dentist

If you experience pain in your smile, should you visit the dentist? Unlike other medical conditions that can get better with time, dental problems will only grow worse if left untreated. That’s why it’s important to be able to recognize when you’re having a true dental emergency. But how can you tell the difference between routine discomfort and a painful emergency? Keep reading to learn some common warning signs you can be on the lookout for.

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6 Questions to Ask When Considering a New Dentist

April 2, 2020

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dentist in Lakewood smiling

Recently, a patient told me that she is moving to Denver and will need to find a new dentist in Lakewood. At Longmont Complete Dentistry, we hate to see any patient leave our practice, but we understand that she wants to find a trustworthy dental office closer to home. For this particular patient, I was able to recommend a specific practice: Lakewood Complete Dentistry. But her situation got me thinking about what I would look for in a new dentist if I were in her shoes. Are you in a similar scenario? I’ve come up with six questions you can ask when determining which dentist to choose as you move!

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When Should You Visit the Emergency Dentist During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

March 25, 2020

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worried person speaking on their phone with an emergency dentist

Did your routine checkup and cleaning or cosmetic procedure get cancelled due to COVID-19? Unfortunately, many dentists had to halt their elective and non-emergency appointments to slow and hopefully even stop the spread of the virus. So, where does that leave you if you’re experiencing pain or a knocked-out tooth? Fortunately, your emergency dentist is still open and taking patients for essential and urgent treatments. Read on to find out when you should contact them.

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6 Questions to Ask When Considering a New Dentist

February 19, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — longmontteam @ 4:49 pm
dentist standing by chair

Recently, a patient told me that she is moving to Denver and will need to find a new dentist in Lakewood. At Longmont Complete Dentistry, we hate to see any patient leave our practice, but we understand that she wants to find a trustworthy dental office closer to home. For this particular patient, I was able to recommend a specific practice: Lakewood Complete Dentistry. But her situation got me thinking about what I would look for in a new dentist if I were in her shoes. Are you in a similar scenario? I’ve come up with six questions you can ask when determining which dentist to choose as you move!

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Gum Disease Awareness Month: Keep Your Smile Safe!

February 18, 2020

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Open mouth and dental mirror showing signs of gum disease

Nearly half of American adults have some form of gum disease, but because the early symptoms tend to be painless and may not even be noticeable in some cases, many people either ignore it or are completely unaware of it. But if you make this mistake, you could eventually find yourself with fewer teeth – and surprisingly enough, an unhealthy heart. For Gum Disease Awareness Month, read on to learn more about the warning signs of this potentially dangerous oral health issue as well as the importance of gum disease treatment.  

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Dental Implants: The Most Permanent Solution for Missing Teeth

January 20, 2020

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Dental Implant

When comparing dental implants to other solutions for tooth replacement, you might have some misgivings about the higher price point. But over the long term, you’re likely to find implants are the more cost-effective option due to one simple factor: a longer lifespan. With the right care, implants can last for decades – or even the rest of your life! Read on to learn how exactly how long you can expect your new teeth to last as well as the kind of maintenance they require.

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