Why You Should Prioritize Your Dental Checkup in the New Year

December 28, 2020

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woman scheduling dental checkup in Longmont

A new year brings all kinds of wonderful things to look forward to, and you probably start considering what yours will hold long before January 1st. This year, when you’re making future plans, consider adding a visit to the dentist to the top of your list. In addition to your dental insurance resetting, and meeting your deductible, your Longmont dentist has several reasons to share about why scheduling a dental checkup at the start of the year is the way to go.


Smile-Friendly Stocking Stuffers

December 10, 2020

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stocking stuffed with candy

If you grew up in a family where you opened stockings at Christmas, you may have fond memories of pouring all of your favorite candies and sweet treats out of them. You’ve likely passed this tradition down to your own family. While sugar is inevitable part of the holiday season, your Longmont dentist shares some more smile-friendly stocking stuffers that you can add into the mix when filling your family’s stockings this year.


How to Deal with Common Winter Mouth Issues?

November 26, 2020

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Man with chapped lips

Now that the weather is getting chillier and the days are becoming shorter, you are probably curling up by the fire, getting your holiday gifts ready, and breaking out the old family cookbook. However, not everything about the season is great. There are many different common winter mouth issues that you may be experiencing during this time of year. Continue reading to learn what these are and what you can do to prevent them from occurring.


Are Cranberries Good for Your Oral Health?

November 15, 2020

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Cranberry sauce

During this time of year, you are likely to have more homecooked meals with your close family. A popular side dish for many Americans is cranberry sauce. This is a delicious addition to your Thanksgiving meal and for many, it isn’t quite the same without it. But did you know that cranberries actually have some benefits for your smile? Continue reading to learn about the different ways that cranberries benefit your teeth and whether or not cranberry sauce has the same effects.


4 Ways You Can Maximize Your Dental Insurance Benefits

October 22, 2020

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Dentist reviewing paperwork with patients

If you have dental insurance, you can enjoy a number of benefits that protect your smile and your wallet. Sadly, few patients are truly familiar with the details of their plan, leading to wasted dollars at the end of each year. Fortunately, if you are uncertain how to maximize your dental insurance benefits, you can use the below tips to prevent your unused coverage from going to waste!


Come Check Out Our Newly Remodeled Office!

October 12, 2020

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Reception area of newly remodeled dental office in Longmont

Drs. James and Dan Maurer have always taken pride in providing top-quality care in a welcoming environment — and that environment has recently undergone some significant changes! Whether you have been loyal to our practice for years, or you are looking for dentist in Longmont who can care for all of your oral health needs, we can’t wait to let you check out our newly remodeled dental office. Let’s talk more about our office renovation and what you can expect at your next visit.


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!


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.


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.


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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