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Losing a tooth can be an exciting milestone for a child! Generations of children have waited anxiously for the Tooth Fairy to visit their room and leave a goody beneath their pillow! However, as a parent, the Tooth Fairy…
According to a study done at Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry, dental problems, tooth pain and poor oral hygiene can greatly influence your child’s schoolwork – and not in a good way!
We know how scary a cancer diagnosis can be. These types of cancers are most common in those over 50, with men being more likely to be diagnosed than women. Sadly, oral cancers alone will cause over 8,000 deaths a year.…
National Left-Handers Day is on August 13th and we think it’s time to celebrate the lefties in our lives! We’re sure that there are a number of frustrations when it comes to being a leftie in a right-handed world. But,…
The answer to this question is yes! Oral piercings have lots of potential to damage your oral health. Just like any other body modification, we believe it’s important for our patients to be well informed of the negative…
Now that summer is upon us, school is out, and the weather is beautiful and sunny, many people will be heading to their favorite vacation spots! But just because you’re on vacation, this doesn’t mean you get a break from…
Bullies have been around forever, and most of us have at least a few experiences with a bully in our lives. But these days, thanks to modern technology and the Internet, our children are facing a whole different world of…
Anyone with a retainer has probably forgotten to wear it once or twice. Occasionally forgetting to wear your retainer at night probably won’t cause any issues, but if you’re forgetting it frequently, you may begin to…
Your dental braces will allow you to achieve the gorgeous smile you’ve always strived for! Beautiful, straight teeth are the payoff for the investment you make in your dental braces. They aren’t particularly comfortable…
We know that flossing probably isn’t on anyone’s list of favorite things to do! It takes extra time, it’s hard to reach the back teeth, and sometimes it’s a little bit painful. But it’s still an absolutely essential part…
Braces are an amazing way to move your teeth into the correct position, straightening them and giving you a beautiful smile! However, the time needed to make these changes can sometimes seem daunting, especially to some…
Unfortunately, we’re hearing about a dangerous and damaging new trend being practiced by teens all over the U.S. This trend is called “gap bands,” and they are being used by young adults who are trying to close a gap…
If you’ve just received braces from Longmont Dental & Orthodontics, congratulations! You’ve just taken the first step toward achieving a healthy, beautiful smile! But we know that the first few weeks can be quite an…
Here at Longmont Dental & Orthodontics, we know that a big part of Easter fun includes marshmallow Peeps and chocolate bunnies! But all of these sugary basket-fillers can be tough on your child’s vulnerable tooth enamel,…