Can I Treat Sleep Apnea at the Dentist?
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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 your dental arches, the position of the tongue, and the height of the hard palate can indicate... read more »

Can Sleep Apnea Cause Fatigue?

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. Annissa Michael know. Our Louisville, CO dentist office can help you manage... read more »

Click Languages: Did This Straighten the Teeth of our Ancestors?

Compared to our ancestors, our kids’ jaws today are developing much narrower and smaller. Do you ever wonder why the majority of young people today spend their spring break week recovering from having their wisdom teeth pulled? Our jaws aren’t developing large enough to fit all 32 teeth! It never used to be that way. Our earliest ancestors had big,... read more »

Dental Crowns VS Porcelain Restorations

If you have a weak or decaying tooth you’ve probably heard about dental crowns. While dentists have prescribed crowns as a common fix for a while, they’re becoming outdated. More advanced dentists have begun to offer porcelain restorations as an alternative to dental crowns. In this article, we explain just what dental crowns are, how porcelain restorations work and how... read more »

How Can I Treat Crooked Teeth?

Teeth that are misaligned or crooked can have a detrimental effect on both your appearance and your dental health. In addition to feeling self conscious about your natural smile, you may suffer from a range of dental concerns. Crooked teeth can raise your risk for: Tooth decay and cavities: it is often difficult to effectively clean between the teeth when... read more »

How to Deal with Dental Anxiety?

Do you suffer from dental phobia or anxiety about going to the dentist? If so, you are not alone. It is estimated that three out of four adults in the United States have some degree of dental fear. At Boulder Valley Dental Center in Louisville, CO, we understand dental anxieties and provide non-judgmental, compassionate care, along with options such as... read more »

How to Treat Discolored Teeth?

There are many reasons why teeth become stained, darkened or yellow over time. These can include genetics, medical conditions, medications and lifestyle habits. Discolored teeth can detract from the natural beauty of your smile, make you look older and often cause you to feel self conscious about your appearance. A bright, white smile has even been shown to impact professional... read more »

What Are My Cosmetic Dental Options in Louisville?

At Boulder Valley Dental Center, cosmetic dentistry is so much more than a beautiful smile. Cosmetic dentistry performed by Dr. Annissa Michael is an experience that offers patients improved oral health with careful attention to aesthetic planning. Our Louisville dentist office offers complimentary cosmetic consultations. Dr. Annissa sees one patient at a time. That is it. So, when you come... read more »

What are the Pros of Metal-Free Dentistry?

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. Annissa 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... read more »

What Are My Options for Missing Teeth?

Missing teeth have an impact on many facets of your overall health and well being. In addition to causing the development of more complex dental health concerns, lost teeth can limit your diet, affect speech and also lower your self esteem. The many advances in materials and technology have revolutionized tooth replacement in recent years and patients can now enjoy... read more »