Super Smiles: Tooth Hazards

Are you aware of tooth hazard risks in your life that could be slowly damaging your smile? Because tooth hazards can often arise due to various day-to-day activities we are involved in, it is important to assess any habits or risk factors in your life that could be leading to dental damage. To minimize the damage that can arise due... read more »

Your Smile Needs Extra Care as You Age

If our body needs extra care as we age, isn’t it ideal to see that our teeth and gums need extra attention as we age too? Throughout life, our body goes through a great deal, so with time, taking extra care of your smile is always helpful to help your teeth and gums last a lifetime. Our dentist, Dr. Jon... read more »

Cavity Care 101

A “cavity” is the hole that forms when your tooth enamel has been extensively damaged, exposing the inner parts of the tooth. If not taken care of, cavities can cause pain, infection,  or even tooth loss. If you have a cavity, it’s time to assess your dental health care habits. It is possible that the cavity was due to physical... read more »

Whitening Your Sensitive Teeth: The How-To

Are you unhappy with the color of your teeth? Are you interested in teeth whitening but worried about the treatment because you have sensitive teeth? If so, there are a few things you can do to protect your pearly whites while avoiding painful or uncomfortable side effects. If you’re interested in whitening your teeth, you should visit your dentist. While... read more »

Things You Need for Your Smile’s Health

The holiday season is upon us filling the air with delicious spices and sugary aromas all around us. As this holiday approaches, our team here at Riverdale Dental Center in Brighton, Colorado, is ready to help you with tips and tricks when it comes to scaring cavities away from your smile this Halloween season. As always the best place to... read more »

Why You Should Think About Dentures

Sadly, people tend to see dentures in a negative light. This is partially because dentures have two unfortunate reputations—that they are only for the elderly and that they look terrible. While these reputations may have been merited once, they aren’t now. Fortunately, in recent years dentures have become more comfortable and look more natural than they have in the past.... read more »

At-Home Care For Your Dental Implant

It can be difficult knowing which care practices will ensure your dental implant lasts for years to come. Our team today is going to give you simple ways you can care for your dental implant right in the comforts of your own home. Now, after your dental implant surgery, you may notice some swelling or bruising in the area around... read more »

Tooth Traditions

A tradition can define who we are and where we come from. However, some traditions may seem extreme or strange to us, especially the ones from different cultures or time periods. Here are a few traditions involving teeth that seem unusual to us, but were normal for the people who practiced them. The Original False Teeth Before the invention of... read more »

The Effects Eating Disorders Have On Oral Health

Bulimia nervosa and anorexia nervosa are two major eating disorders which affect over 10 million Americans. Individuals who have these eating disorders can develop poor health, which includes poor oral health. Tooth Erosion 89% of bulimic patients show signs of tooth erosion according to the National Eating Disorder Association. This is because the stomach acids from purging coat teeth and... read more »