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4 Reasons To Get Cosmetic Bonding

Are your teeth suffering from some wear and tear from over the years? Do you find yourself covering your mouth when you talk or laugh?It is perfectly normal for your teeth to wear, chip, or discolor over time; however, even the smallest imperfections can make you feel self-conscious about your smile, which may mean that you tend to hide it from others. If this is the case for you, Colorado Springs cosmetic bonding may be the solution you need, and here are four reasons why.Bonding is not InvasiveDental bonding is a non-invasive procedure because it can be done without the removal of any tooth structure. Dr. Terveen uses composite resin, ...

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How to Transform Your Smile in Just 3 Steps

You lead an active lifestyle, and you don’t have time to get slowed down by dental problems, so you make it a priority to brush and floss and visit your dentist every six months.So, you may be a little disappointed if all your effort hasn’t resulted in a more attractive smile. But even with good oral health practices, your teeth take a lot of abuse and can start to look damaged or worn over time.Whether time has taken its toll on the appearance of your teeth or you just want a more symmetrical smile, porcelain veneers in Colorado Springs might be the right choice for you.Veneers – A Three-Step ProcessThe ...

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Cosmetic Bonding - A Simple Solution for Several Flaws

It is normal for our teeth to experience wear and tear over the years. This can leave you with unsightly wear or fractures on your teeth. Even the smallest chips or discoloration can diminish the appearance of your smile and leave you feeling less than confident about your appearance.Perhaps you've considered cosmetic dentistry to improve your smile but you're concerned about the cost or length of treatment? Cosmetic bonding may be the right solution for you.What is Cosmetic Bonding?Utilizing composite resin, which is the same materials used for dental fillings, cosmetic bonding can repair many dental issues including:Gaps between teethStains or discolorationSmall fractures or chippingSize discrepanciesMisshapen teethExcessive wearPerhaps you have ...

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Finding the Right Dentist for You in Colorado Springs

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You have many options when seeking a dentist who offers high-quality professional care. So when it’s time to select a practice that meets the needs of all your family members, you need to do some research. Your goal is to find a dentist you are comfortable with so you can develop a trusting, long-term relationship.Make a List of QuestionsA good place to start is to make a list of questions. You know your family’s needs best, so you can create your own, but here are a few ideas to get you started. The answers should be easy to find on the prospective dentist’s website.What is the experience and philosophy of ...

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Is flossing really necessary?

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October is National Dental Hygiene Month, and in honor of that, let's talk about a hotly debated topic - flossing. The issue of flossing became particularly prominent around this time last year, when much of the mainstream media was proclaiming that flossing was a thing of the past and provided no health benefits. So is it true, or just more "fake news?"Here's what we know: there isn't strong evidence to support flossing based on current studies, however, stopping there is misleading. Just because the evidence is weak, doesn't mean flossing is ineffective, it just means there aren't any well designed studies as of yet. An exaggerated analogy would be ...

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Colorado Mission of Mercy

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Pueblo will be hosting the Colorado Mission of Mercy on October 13th and 14th at the Colorado State Fairgrounds. The Colorado Mission of Mercy (COMOM) provides quality dental services, at no cost, to individuals of all ages who cannot afford and access dental care; eliminating dental pain, promoting oral health, creating smiles, and providing oral health education.Our office will be volunteering in the clinic, and we encourage you to spread the word to those in need. For more information visit http://comom.org/. If you've got questions about our participation in other areas of the community, please call our Colorado ...

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National Children's Dental Health Month

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February is National Children's Dental Health Month, so our team at Springs Family Dental spent an afternoon with the kids at Audubon Elementary School discussing healthy habits regarding their oral health.Sadly, dental decay rates are on the rise in young children, and around 60% of children in the U.S. will get a cavity at some point. Studies have shown that untreated childhood decay can result in a myriad of problems: life-threatening infection, significant pain, chewing difficulty leading to malnutrition and gastrointestinal disorders, poor speech articulation, poor sleep habits, low self-esteem, social ostracism, and poor school performance that leads to a diminished overall quality of life.Fortunately, decay is preventable, and there ...

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