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A Quick Guide To Flossing

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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 to asses their oral health and creates a treatment plan based on their needs. Preventive dentistry is an essential part of maintaining a healthy smile. Dr. Hughes works with you to create an oral hygiene routine that effectively removes plaque, freshens the breath, and keeps the teeth and gums healthy. A proper oral hygiene routine consists of brushing, flossing, and … Continue reading

June is Oral Health Month

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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 systemic health concerns like heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, and stroke. Taking charge of your oral health can help you maintain a healthy body. At Boulder Valley Dental in Louisville, CO, Dr. Tracey Hughes offers a full range of dental services to help patients improve and maintain excellent oral health. Dr. Hughes can work with you on an individual basis to educate you on the … Continue reading

Complimentary Cosmetic Consultation

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Complimentary Cosmetic Consultations Dr. Hughes offers her patients a complimentary cosmetic consultation. We want our patients to feel relaxed, and confident that they are making the right decisions for their oral health. We encourage open communication and will help educate our patients on every step of their smile makeover procedures. We treat patients one at a time, no rushing, no pressure. Dr. Hughes and our entire dental care team are committed to providing beautiful smiles built on stable oral foundations. While aesthetics are highly important, the health of your teeth, gums, and jaw are essential for having a lasting, gorgeous … Continue reading

LANAP: Laser Therapy

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Laser dentistry has changed the way dentist treat oral health issues related to the gums and soft tissues. LANAP is a highly effective laser system that allows for a less invasive, more effective and less painful alternative to traditional gum surgery. LANAP therapy is used by Boulder, CO cosmetic dentist Dr. Tracey Hugehs to stop the spread of gum disease and repair damaged tissue. What is gum disease? Gum disease is a progressive bacterial infection that can cause advanced oral health concerns. Left untreated, gum disease is also linked to diabetes, cardiovascular disease and an increased risk of heart attacks … Continue reading

The Pros of Metal Free Dentistry

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Metal fillings for the treatment of tooth decay were once a standard in dentistry. While they are still used today, dentists like Boulder, CO dentist Dr. Hughes offers cosmetic metal free dental fillings for their safety and aesthetic results. How are white fillings safer than metal fillings? Metal fillings or amalgam fillings contain a percentage of mercury. While today’s metal fillings have less mercury than in years past, some schools of though still believe they pose a potential health risk. Dr. Hughes uses high-quality professional grade ceramic to create a tooth-colored filling that is mercury free. Can I replace old … Continue reading

Still Feel Tired? It Could Be Sleep Apnea

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If you often wake up after a full nights rest and still feel tired, you may have sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a progressive disorder that can cause a full range of other health concerns. If you or your partner snore loudly, you may consider letting dentist, Dr. Tracey Hughes know. Our Louisville, CO dentist office can help you manage your OSA to avoid the development of further damage to your oral and physical health. What Causes Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea happens when your airway is blocked during sleep causing you to repeatedly lose oxygen to your body. Your airway … Continue reading

Be Our Guest at Boulder Valley Dental Center

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Welcome to Boulder Valley Dental Center, we are honored to treat you! We want you to come to your dentist appointment feeling confident and safe. Our highly trained dental care team is here to work for you. With 20 years of trusted cosmetic, sedation and and general dentistry experience, Dr. Tracey Hughes can help you restore, revitalize and refresh your smile. Dr. Hughes has built her dental practice around the needs and concerns of her patients. Our Louisville, CO dentist office is focused on offering each individual patient the best version of their smile through personalized dental care. Dr. Hughes … Continue reading

Laser Gum Therapy with LANAP

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More than half the adult population will develop gum disease at some point in their lives. More than an oral health concern, gum disease has been linked to medical conditions as serious as cardiovascular disease. Boulder Valley Dental Health Center offers state-of-the-art laser LANAP treatment for gum disease. Louisville dentist Dr. Tracey Hughes encourages patients with any stage of gum disease to visit the dentist as soon as possible. Gum Disease Explained To understand why it is so important to treat gum disease it is important to understand what gum disease is. Gum disease starts as plaque and grows into … Continue reading

Personalized Cosmetic Care for Your Unique Smile

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At Boulder Valley Dental Center, cosmetic dentistry is so much more than a beautiful smile. Cosmetic dentistry performed by Dr. Tracey Hughes is an experience that offers patients improved oral health with careful attention to aesthetic planning. Our Louisville dentist office offers complimentary cosmetic consultations.Dr. Hughes sees one patient at a time. That is it. So, when you come to our Louisville dentist office, our team is focused on you. Dr. Hughes will sit with you to discuss your dental health concerns and cosmetic goals. She will spend time educating you and answering all of your questions about dental procedures. … Continue reading