Teeth Whitening Do's & Don'ts
06/11/2018
A whiter smile is often sought after, and for good reason, since having a brilliantly white smile has been tied to large improvements in self-confidence, and can sometimes be the driving force behind someone committing to take better care of their smile and improve their oral health. With the potential life-changing effects, many have searched for ways to whiten their smile as fast as possible, experimenting with new and creative ways to lift stains from their teeth. Unfortunately, no matter how creative they are, many of the solutions out there that claim to whiten your smile through strange means can actually end up causing more damage to your smile, while not making a difference in their appearance.
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All About Veneers
06/04/2018
Your smile is something that should fill you with confidence, not embarrassment. Unfortunately, not many people want to show off a smile that isn’t perfect, whether they have a small chip or gap in their teeth, or their smile has started to look stained or discolored, which is where dental veneers come in. Veneers are a unique and versatile cosmetic dental treatment that can completely transform a smile through a simple procedure, giving you teeth that look flawless and completely natural. If you’re interested in what dental veneers can do and if they’re right for you, your local dental experts here at Gentle Smiles of Colorado have put together this guide on everything you need to know about dental veneers.
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Is It Normal for my Gums to Bleed?
02/05/2018
A healthy body starts with a healthy smile, and at Gentle Smiles of Colorado, we are here to help keep your smile at its healthiest! While most patients tend to focus solely on the health of their teeth, as your dental team and dentist in Denver, Wheat Ridge, and Golden, CO, we want to emphasize that your gums play just as important of a role in keeping your teeth and mouth healthy. Normally, your gums should be pink and not a shade of red. If your gums are red, they may even start to bleed (which you may notice when you spit your toothpaste into the sink). While this isn’t an uncommon condition, it’s still one that you need to pay close attention to.
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Electric vs. Manual Toothbrushes
01/08/2018
We all know that brushing twice a day, in combination with daily flossing, is a foundational part of any oral hygiene regimen. But brushing is also the subject of one of the most common questions we hear from patients: should I use a manual or electric toothbrush? Are electric toothbrushes better than manual toothbrushes? As your Denver, CO dentist, we want to answer this question, once and for all.
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Results of the 2017 Holiday Bike Giveaway
12/15/2017
While we have so many amazing patients that we see year round that we wish we could have given prizes to, there was just one lucky winner that went home with a brand new bike courtesy of Gentle Smiles of Colorado. Just in time for the holidays, we were proud to announce that the winner of our giveaway was Amanda and her family!
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