The Worst Drinks for Your Teeth

What you eat and drink can seriously affect the health of your teeth. In turn, the health of your teeth can seriously affect the rest of your body’s health. For example, poor oral health can lead to heart disease, tooth decay, and even problems with pregnancy. This is why it is imperative to keep your… Read More »

The Scoop on Same-Day Crowns

Getting a crown placed can be inconvenient, time-consuming and even intimidating. At most dental offices, the crown procedure is completed in two dental visits and about 7-10 days is needed to create the crown based on an impression of the tooth . While this process is effective, it’s also a bit tiresome and outdated. In… Read More »

Cosmetic Procedures to Beautify Your Smile: Which is Right for You?

Your smile is often the first thing someone notices upon meeting you. For this reason, it is important that your smile reflect the beautiful person that you are. Often, you are able to maintain your smile by brushing and flossing. Sometimes, additional work is needed. Here at Arvada Dental Center, we offer veneers, bonding, whitening,… Read More »

DIY Toothpaste: What to Know

Do-It-Yourself products are becoming increasingly common. Did you know there are several ways to make your own toothpaste? While DIY toothpaste isn’t for everyone, making your own toothpaste allows you to use organic products as well as save some money. Outlined below are a few ways that you can make your own paste, while still… Read More »

Dental Gifts for the Whole Family!

Finding the right gift for everyone on your list can be a difficult task. Fortunately, we have compiled a list of gifts that the whole family will love. These gifts will even contribute to your friends’ and family’s oral health, because, after all, there is no better gift than that of health. Check out these… Read More »

The Need-to-Know About Dental Implants

Dental implants are the most natural-looking and natural-feeling tooth replacement option available for patients today. They are permanent, comfortable, and maintain the look, feel and function of your natural teeth. If you are considering dental implants to improve your smile and quality of life, there are several things to keep in mind: Dental implants function… Read More »

Now Offering: IV Sedation Dentistry

We are proud to announce that Dr. Bennett is now certified in IV sedation dentistry. He received his certification from the Oregon Academy of General Dentistry, under the direction of Dr. Kenneth L. Reed and Dr. Stanley F. Malamed. Dr. Bennett completed continuing education lecture and is board certified to administer IV sedation in the state… Read More »

Bad Breath: The Causes and the Solution

One in four people are affected by bad breath. Bad breath, also known as halitosis, can be caused and exacerbated by a variety of foods, drinks, and oral hygiene habits. Fortunately, most underlying causes of bad breath can be alleviated with slight lifestyle changes. The five worst offenders for bad breath are: Coffee and cigarettes:… Read More »

Replacing a Missing Tooth: Find Your Best Solution

When missing a single tooth or multiple teeth, replacing them is always the best option for aesthetic, functional, and emotional reasons. If missing teeth are not replaced, your ability to speak, chew and drink can greatly decrease. Additionally, missing teeth may eventually cause alignment, support and other significant jaw and bite issues. There are numerous… Read More »

Brush Your Teeth (Especially) After Eating These Foods

There is lots of talk about which foods are best for building a strong, bright, healthy smile, but less about which foods have adverse affects on the condition of teeth. Several foods, usually high in sugar, can escalate the wear and tear on teeth, leaving them weak and more prone to decay, plaque, and other… Read More »

The Best Foods for A Strong, Healthy Smile

Colgate released an updated “Healthy Foods List” that showcases the benefits that seven particular foods have on the look and strength of your teeth. Oral hygiene is partly about developing healthy habits, and also about the foods and drinks you consume on a daily basis. The phrase, “You are what you eat” really does ring… Read More »