Louisville CO Dentist Blog

3 Reasons You Should Floss Your Teeth Every Day

Daily flossing is a key part of achieving healthy teeth and gums. Flossing helps remove plaque build-up, which reduces bacteria and minimizes the risk of accumulating tartar. Brushing only address the front, back, and bottom of your teeth, which leaves…

Enhance Your Smile With Professional Teeth Whitening

Did you know that your smile is one of the first things other people notice about you? It's no wonder that hundreds of people invest in their smile every year with cosmetic dentistry. One of the most popular ways to…

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…