Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Porcelain Veneers May Give You a Satisfying Smile

Does your smile not give you satisfaction? Are your teeth discolored, imperfectly shaped or chipped? If so, some porcelain veneers may be able to hide those troublesome teeth and present you with an attractive smile instead. The veneers act like covers for your teeth. They adhere to the fronts of... Read more »

The Ins and Outs of Brushing Your Teeth

Brushing your teeth can keep them clean, and it can also prevent gum disease. However, brushing can only be effective when it is done properly. If you would like to improve your brushing technique, we are happy to offer a few pointers. - When you lay the brush against your... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Westcliffe Family Dental, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and... Read more »