Louisville CO Dentist Blog

Can I Treat Sleep Apnea At The Dentist?

Why Visit The Dentist For Sleep Apnea Treatment? Dentists routinely examine the overall composition of the mouth, which includes the airway. Dentists analyze the position of the teeth, gums, and jaws as it relates to the airway. Factors such as the height of…

Is Mouth Breathing in Children Dangerous?

A concerned mother of 16-month-old twin boy and girl presents seeking advice from a physiologic dentist, Dr. Tracey Hughes.  Both twins were born with a tongue tie, which was released at two weeks of age. However, her son’s tongue tie…

Case Study: The Cause of TMD, Headaches and Sleep Apnea

Part 1: Camryn’s Growth and Development A note from Louisville dentist Dr. Tracey Hughes: Thank you for reading my blog. Something you should know— this is a professional, yet VERY personal journey of how I became so passionate about Physiologic…

A Quick Guide To Flossing

Louisville dentist Dr. Tracey Hughes understands the importance of proper oral hygiene. Proper oral hygiene helps keep the teeth and gums healthy, as well as reduce your risk of developing complex dental concerns. Dr. Hughes works closely with each patient…

June is Oral Health Month

When was the last time you evaluated your oral health? Some go as far as to say that the mouth is the gateway to the body! Recent studies have suggested that there is a link between poor oral health and…

LANAP Laser Dentistry

LANAP is an FDA approved laser treatment. LANAP offers a minimally invasive, more effective alternative to traditional osseous surgery. Osseous surgery is usually the last form of treatment for patients suffering from an advanced form of gum disease. During osseous…

Free Sedation Dentistry for the Month of April

A word from Louisville, CO general dentist Dr. Tracey Hughes of Boulder Valley Dental Center April is the month for a fresh new start. Spring is arriving and what better time than to take that first step to getting your…

Mother’s Day Smile Makeover

What is a better gift to give than a beautiful smile? Give the gift of a beautiful smile this Mother's Day! At Boulder Valley Dental Center in Louisville, CO, Dr. Tracey Hughes, and our dental care team are happy to announce our…

Treating Bleeding Gums in Louisville, CO

How do I treat bleeding gums? Bleeding gums is usually an indication of gum disease. Gum disease is a bacterial infection of your gums. If left untreated, gum disease may result in tooth loss. Finding an effective solution for gum…