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What If Your Toothache Suddenly Fades Away?

October 23, 2020

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Female patient concerned at dentist

Has your once persistent toothache suddenly faded away? Your initial reaction may be to celebrate, but it is important to remember that they don’t heal on their own. In fact, a once problematic tooth that has become asymptomatic can signal a much larger problem. Read on for reasons your tooth pain can fade, why you should see a dentist ASAP, and seven prevention tactics to protect your oral health on the frontend.


A Few Fad Diets That Aren’t Good for Your Teeth

September 2, 2020

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Juice cleanse fad diet

Many of us are guilty of jumping on the bandwagon when it comes to the latest fad diets. A lot of them have helpful benefits, especially if you are trying to lose weight or cut out junk food. However, just because they have some benefits for your body doesn’t mean that they have the same effects on your teeth. In fact, there are many fad diets out there that can be harmful. What you eat plays a key role in keeping your smile healthy. Read on to learn about a few fad diets that have a negative impact on your oral health.


7 Types of Tooth Pain You Shouldn’t Ignore

August 10, 2020

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Man with tooth pain put his hand on his cheek

Unfortunately, there are a wide variety of factors that can cause tooth pain. The most common culprits are issues like tooth decay and weakened enamel that should be addressed at your next dental appointment. However, certain types of tooth pain could be warning you of a serious underlying condition that needs immediate attention. If your tooth pain is accompanied by any of these symptoms, you should schedule an appointment with your Littleton emergency dentist as soon as possible to save your smile!


How Not Visiting the Dentist Can Cost You Money

March 27, 2020

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tooth in one hand, coins in the other

Most people like saving money and try to find opportunities to save whenever they can. For this reason, a lot of people skip out on their regular dental checkups and cleanings. After all, if you already brush and floss at home, do you really need to see the dentist? The answer is yes. Visiting your dentist the recommended two times a year isn’t actually expensive, especially if you have dental insurance. What’s expensive is neglecting these checkups. Keep reading to learn why going to the dentist a couple of times a year can save you money in the long run.


4 Tips from a Littleton Dentist to Overcome Sensitive Teeth

February 1, 2020

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Woman with sensitive teeth in pain from hot tea

After a fun-filled day shredding some fresh powder on the slopes, you make your way back to the ski lodge for a hot mug of tea. However, as soon as you take a sip – ouch! – you feel a sharp pain shoot through your teeth.

According to the Academy of General Dentistry, at least 40 million men and women suffer from sensitive teeth in the United States. Tooth sensitivity can make it tough to eat and drink your favorite foods and beverages. Fortunately, there are some measures you can take to avoid or overcome this common dental condition – just check out the oral care tips below!


Can Tooth Decay Be Cured?

January 6, 2020

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woman putting toothpaste on toothbrush

Right behind the common cold, tooth decay (also known as cavities) is the most common disease in the whole world. In fact, it’s estimated that upwards of 90% of the population will develop at least one cavity at some point in their lives. If you’ve ever had a cavity, you know how annoying they can be. They might be painful, and you have to take time out of your busy schedule to see your dentist for a filling. Once you have tooth decay, is there a way to cure it? How can you prevent decay in the first place? Keep reading to learn the answers.


5 Tips to Maintain Excellent Oral Health During the Holidays

December 3, 2019

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holiday treats

Now that it’s December, the holiday season has officially begun. While that means plenty of quality time spent with friends and family, the holiday season also presents lots of opportunities for dental problems like cavities and broken teeth. In order to keep your oral health in good shape, a dentist is here to share five tips.


How Can You Keep Flu Remedies From Causing Oral Health Problems?

November 9, 2019

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person pouring cough syrup onto a spoon

Having a cold or the flu can leave you confined to the couch for days on end, feeling so horrible that you have to motivate yourself every time you need to get up. During flu season, you’ve already got enough problems on your plate, the last issue you would want to deal with is a painful tooth infection or sensitive cavity that causes you to need an unexpected visit with your dentist. The cold and flu medication that you may be relying on could be harming your teeth, especially if you’re having difficulty keeping up with your oral hygiene routine. Read on for some tips on how you can keep certain medications from ruining your oral health.


Crunching Ice and 4 More Everyday Things That Might Damage Your Smile

October 29, 2019

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You might feel pretty good about how well you take care of your teeth; you brush twice a day, you see your dentist on a regular basis, and you never forget to floss. However, that doesn’t mean your smile is perfectly safe. There are many everyday habits that, sooner or later, could leave you with unsightly chips or stains on your pearly whites. Here are 5 surprising threats to your teeth that you might not be aware of; don’t do these things if you want to avoid extra trips to the dentist!


Managing Your Halloween Stash: 5 Tips for Candy Consumption

October 28, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — littletondentalstudio @ October 28, 2019

Trick-or-treating can be fun for the whole family, but it can become a lot less enjoyable if it leads to cavities. Extra treats means more candy consumption, which in turns means more exposure to sugar and an increased risk of tooth decay. If you want to keep your family smiling bright after October, try following these 5 Halloween Candy tips.

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