Dentist Breckenridge

THE TRUTH ABOUT LASERS AND DENTISTRY

No injection, no drill, and no fear when going to the dentist sound a bit too good to be true? When it comes to lasers and dental procedures, not necessarily! Approved by the FDA lasers have been successfully used dental procedures since 1994.

Focused Light Instead of the Drill

During the last two decades of use, lasers are taking their rightful place into procedures that were previously usually reserved for drills and other dental tools.

HOW BOTOX CAN HELP RELIEVE CHRONIC MIGRAINES

Once you have decided that Botox treatment might be the right solution for your chronic migraines, the next step is to set up a consultation with your dentist so that they can assess your current situation and decide whether a series of dental Botox treatments is the best alternative.

USING FLUORIDE AND HOW DOES IT HELP

Your teeth need minerals to preserve their strength and health, and with that your stunning smile. One of the most important minerals to accomplish that task is fluoride, a natural mineral that is prevalent in nature, contained in many foods as well as normal tap water in most places.

How Does it Help

Teeth lose their minerals on a daily basis and need to be constantly bolstered with essentials such as calcium.

BREAST CANCER MAY BE LINKED TO ORAL HEALTH

Did you know that your oral health may be a big risk factor for breast cancer?

Many studies have been conducted to determine whether or not your oral health may be linked to different types of cancer, especially breast cancer.

Many people realize the major risk factors of cancer: smoking, alcohol use, etc. Some more surprising news is how your oral health can be connected.

CHOOSE YOUR TEETH FILLINGS WISELY

No matter how much attention you pay on your oral hygiene, an errant cavity can still manage to sneak through occasionally. The sooner you realize the unthinkable has happened, the quicker you can take care of it. Quick action will better the chances that it will not reoccur or affect your neighboring teeth. However, once your dentist removes the decayed part of your tooth they will need to fill it with something, what that is, is up to you.

Metal Fillings

The most commonly used types of fillings are gold, silver or amalgam, and composite resin. Depending of your own priorities, each of them have their advantages and disadvantages. Gold fillings do not erode, so they can last for at least 10 years and in a lot of cases a lot longer. 

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