Cosmetic Dental Blog

Valley Dental Works Hits Denver

Published on October 26, 2010 by

We went for work, but found time to play.

Killer Sleep

Published on October 14, 2010 by

Did you know that there is a serious health threat that is largely undiagnosed and can be easily screened by a dentist? It is called sleep apnea and is a form of sleep disordered breathing that affects approximately 5% of the population. That percentage is much higher if you are a male over 50, overweight, […]

Killer Sleep

Published on October 7, 2010 by

Did you know that there is serious health threat that is largely undiagnosed and can be easily screened by a dentist? It is called sleep apnea and is a form of sleep disordered breathing that affects approximately 5% of the population. That percentage is much higher if you are a male over 50, overweight, and […]

Trick or Treat?

Published on October 2, 2010 by

The annual costumed candy gathering is over. So now what to do with the mountains of decay inducing sweet stuff in the house? Not to worry. We have a plan for you. We are buying back the candy for $1/ pound on Wednesday, November 3 from 2-4 pm at our office, Valley Dental Works, in […]

The Secret to Saving $$ on Your Dental Bills

Published on September 29, 2010 by

The secret is simple—regular preventive maintenance visits. In general, people who want to keep their teeth all of their life will spend less money if they follow their dentist’s recommended maintenance interval than if they only make appointments when they have symptoms. This may seem counter intuitive, but I can support this from my own […]

Is there Hazardous Waste in your Mouth?

Published on September 16, 2010 by

A 2006 survey revealed that 72% of the respondents were not aware that mercury was a main component of dental amalgam fillings. Here are some facts you should know: -The content of what we in the dental profession call “silver amalgam” is approximately 50% mercury. -All amalgam fillings emit mercury vapor throughout their life. The […]

Conquering Dental Anxiety

Published on September 2, 2010 by

Last time I discussed the prevalence of dental phobia and reassured you that if you have dental anxiety you are not alone. I pointed out that avoiding the dentist just leads to greater problems and more anxiety. So what is a more productive way to deal with your fear of the dentist? 1. Don’t wait […]

In-ci-DENTAL-ly

Published on August 26, 2010 by

Welcome and thanks for checking out this new column about dental health. I am looking forward to providing useful answers to common questions that I have heard from my patients. I will be writing every other week and plan to cover a wide variety of topics that will be helpful. I will discuss: Dental care: […]

Implant Seminar

Published on July 18, 2010 by

Last month we held our first in-office seminar for our patients and the public on the subject of dental implants. No longer considered experimental, the success rate for dental implants is so high that they are now the treatment choice for replacing teeth. To insure the very highest rate of success for our patients, Valley […]

Relay for Life Wrap Up 2010

Published on July 5, 2010 by

Just a little reminder of our 2010 Relay for Life experience.

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