Author: PVD Colorado

Teaching Kids How To Maintain Oral Hygiene At School

Now that kids are back to school, we want to remind parents to make healthy decisions when packing school lunches. Not only is too much sugar bad for your child’s overall health, it’s also very damaging to his or her oral health as well. If you’re packing snacks like candy, cookies, or even chewy fruit…
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The Importance Of Receiving a Regular Dental Exam

Proper dental care is important for the health of your teeth, gums, and mouth, but it’s also important for maintaining your overall health as well. Tooth decay, tooth infections, and gum disease have all been linked to an increased risk of diabetes, heart disease, and strokes. A good oral hygiene routine should include brushing twice…
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Bruxism – What Is It & How Can We Help

Bruxism is clenching and grinding of the teeth subconsciously, usually when you’re asleep. If you suffer from anxiety, stress, or certain kinds of sleep disorders, you’re at risk for bruxism. It may sound pretty benign but in truth, bruxism can cause quite a bit of damage. Not only is bruxism bad for your teeth, but…
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All About Baby Teeth

Losing teeth is exciting for young children, as it’s one of the first signs that they’re becoming big kids! They proudly show off their toothless smiles, excited to receive a visit from the Tooth Fairy. We at PeakView Dentistry we get many questions from parents who want to know what to expect when their children…
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Signs Of Gum Disease To Watch Out For

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, often goes undiagnosed because the initial symptoms aren’t always alarming or painful. However, like most other dental issues, the longer gum disease goes untreated, the worse the outcome might be. There’s even the risk that you could suffer bone loss or the loss of your teeth. Symptoms of…
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Benefits of the Electric Toothbrush

Why Many People Are Choosing Electric Toothbrushes Patient Education | Spear Education More effective at removing plaque A review of studies showed that, in general, electric toothbrushes do decrease more plaque and gingivitis than manual toothbrushes. After three months of use, plaque was reduced by 21 percent and gingivitis by 11 percent. Oscillating (rotating) toothbrushes…
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