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Should I Get Dental Veneers or Dental Bonding?

Choosing the best cosmetic treatment for your teeth is an important decision. Both dental veneers and dental bonding can give patients that beautiful white smile. Knowing the differences can help patients make their decision and choose the best option. Our dental team provides a comprehensive cosmetic consultation to determine what cosmetic treatment options would work best. We discuss all options... read more »

What Are The Uses for Nitrous Oxide?

Sedation dentistry is used to help patients that suffer from anxiety or nerves when they walk into a dental office. Our dental office offers many options to help keep patients relaxed during a dental procedure. One of the most common options used is Nitrous Oxide. Our dentist works with each patient to discuss the details of there commended procedure, and... read more »

3 Reasons Why You Should Floss Daily

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 two surfaces of your teeth untouched. Flossing essentially removes plaque and debris from the surfaces of the teeth that brushing... read more »

6 Tips For a More Attractive Smile

Brush I know I know, this sounds like Dentistry 101. You’ve been told to brush your teeth since you were a little kid. But your mother is right, brushing your teeth is one of the most important tips for a more attractive smile.When you brush, you rub the tiny abrasives (think very gentle sandpaper) in toothpaste over your teeth. This... read more »

7 Healthy Tips for Oral Health

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... read more »

Flossing: A Quick Guide

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... read more »

What are the Benefits of 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 enhance your smile is with professional teeth whitening. Have you ever wondered what your smile would look like if you... read more »

Camryn’s Story Part I: The Causes 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 Dentistry, treatment of TMD, headaches and sleep apnea using Orthopedic Guided Jaw Development: AGGA (Anterior Guided Growth Appliance) and ControlledArch... read more »

Camryn’s Story Part III: Curing 8 Years of Headaches

A note from Louisville, CO dentist Dr. Tracey Hughes: This is Part 3 of Camryn’s story. We previously posted Part 2 and Part 1, so be sure to check them out to learn more about Camryn’s journey. In the final part of this series, we will explore how non-surgical orthopedic forward face growth of the jaws cures eight years of... read more »