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Common Questions About Dental Veneers

December 13, 2017
In this day and age, teeth are always in style. Whether it is a job interview, first date, wedding pictures, or a smile to a stranger on the street, people notice our smiles every day and that is a powerful force in the world. Let’s face it unless you have had braces at a young age and have worn your retainers religiously, teeth present with imperfections and spacing issues that can make our smile appear "off." When people don’t feel good about their teeth, they tend not to smile. Although some people will put up with this for years and hid their smiles, some people will turn to their dentist for help. We understand how hard it is to set your valuable time aside in order to make dentist… Read Full Post

What is the Best Material to Use for My Dental Crown?

November 15, 2017
There are many reasons a dental crown may be necessary for your teeth. Whether you are needing to restore an already broken tooth or create an aesthetic smile, dental crowns are an excellent solution for an array of reasons. There are various restorative materials for dental crowns these days and it can be confusing to know which material is best for you. Restore your smile with an effective solution A dental crown is a fitted “cap” that covers the entirety of the tooth. There are temporary and permanent dental crowns, depending on how long the crown needs to last in your mouth. A temporary crown is used when waiting for a permanent crown to be cemented or giving an implant time to heal.… Read Full Post

Find a Dentist to Examine Your Teeth For Signs of Bruxism

October 09, 2017
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When looking to find a dentist, we recommend that you visit our office and have your teeth checked for signs of bruxism. If you have not heard of this technical term, it is when people grind or clench their teeth at night or throughout the day when they are not eating. This condition, while seemingly minor, can lead to a cracked or chipped natural or replacement tooth along with enamel erosion, causing sensitive teeth. Signs of bruxism Those with bruxism typically have teeth that appear flat on the bottom. Naturally, teeth tend to have points where bruxism causes the enamel to wear down. Those with a severe degree of bruxism may start to see their teeth erode upwards as more of the tooth… Read Full Post

A Dental Office Debunks Popular Oral Health Myths

October 09, 2017
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As a dental office, we treat patients who are in need of emergency care, routine dental treatments, and preventative care. Regardless of why you come to our office, if you are experiencing discomfort, we will identify what the issue is, treat it, and discuss ways that you can prevent it from occurring again. Very often, this involves refuting common oral health care myths. Things like “milk is good for the teeth” has led parents to send their babies and children to bed with a bottle or cup of milk. Since there is a lot of sugar in milk, this leads to baby bottle tooth decay in countless toddlers. Common myths, while seemingly harmless, can significantly impact your oral health. For this… Read Full Post

The Many Benefits of Wearing a Dental Crown

September 20, 2017
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In our cosmetic dentist office, we use dental crowns to solve a variety of oral health issues. Whether you are looking to correct a damaged tooth or to improve the appearance of your teeth, dental crowns can do so in a variety of natural-looking ways. In the past, crowns were typically created out of silver amalgam. Now, Highpoint Dental Care can have a ceramic-on-metal or all-ceramic crown created so that it can be used on front teeth without appearing like a restoration was ever completed. Restorations Perhaps one of the most common reasons for needing to use a crown is to restore a tooth that has become damaged. For example, a tooth that has been chipped, cracked or severely worn down… Read Full Post
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An Implant Dentist Compares Dentures, Dental Bridges, and Implants

September 20, 2017
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As an implant dentist, we specialize in replacing teeth using a permanent solution, dental implants. We feel that this is the best option for replacing missing teeth, however, we understand that it can be confusing to understand all of the options since both dentures and dental bridges are also used to replace teeth. While they all provide a viable option, there are clear pros and cons to each treatment. With that in mind, here is what you need to know. Pros and Cons of Missing Teeth Solutions Dentures This method of replacing teeth has been common for hundreds of years with even our Founding Fathers wore dentures, consisting of animal bone and human teeth. These dentures were smelly and… Read Full Post

Learn How to Prevent Gum Recession

August 17, 2017
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Having gum recession can be frustrating, aesthetically unpleasant, and detrimental to your oral health. If you have started noticing signs of gum recession, or you just want to ensure that it never develops, we have some tips that might be helpful for you to begin utilizing. Visit the dentist. It may sound like an obvious solution, but many people avoid visiting the dentist on a regular basis. This prevents them from realizing when they may be at risk for gum recession. When one visits a dentist for an appointment, we can notify the individual if we notice any signs of recession or gum disease. We can also direct the individual to changes that he or she needs to make to improve oral… Read Full Post

Preparing For A Successful Oral Surgery Procedure

July 17, 2017
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Oral surgery is surgery intended to treat many different types of injuries, defects, and diseases in the head, neck, face, and jaw regions. Oral surgical procedures are performed to treat impacted teeth, difficult tooth extractions, TMJ disorders, implants, dentures, or other dental prostheses, root canals, corrective jaw surgery, etc. If you or a loved one is planning on undergoing any of type of oral surgery, you may want to prepare yourself and your house prior to the procedure. Some of the tips below can also significantly decrease the recovery period. Step 1. Talk To Your Dentist Before The Surgery Patients need to consult with a dentist and oral surgeon before the surgery so they… Read Full Post

Welcome to Highpoint Dental Care

September 20, 2016
We are committed to providing quality service to residents located In the Aurora, CO area. Our website has additional information about the following topics: Dentist, Cosmetic Dentist, Family Dentist, General Dentist, Emergency Dentist, Dental Implants, Teeth Whitening, Dental Veneers, Dentures and Dental Crowns.

CEREC® Dentistry Uses Technology for Faster Results

August 15, 2015
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We offer CEREC® same-day crowns dentistry in Aurora. This is a new technology that many people are unfamiliar with. It is both fast and effective, making it ideal for our busy patients. To learn more about the process, here is what you need to know: CEREC® vs. Traditional Restorative Dentistry If you live in Aurora and one or more of your teeth need restoring, the most favorable options now available to you is CEREC® dentistry. CEREC, which stands for CEramic REConstruction, is a relatively new field of dentistry that uses a computer in both the design and manufacturing stages of dental restoration. If you have any teeth that are damaged or are simply dissatisfied with your smile, you… Read Full Post