Benefits of Gum Grafting in Glendale

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Benefits of Gum Grafting in Glendale Do you have receding gums? If so, you’re not alone. Gum recession is a common problem that can cause tooth sensitivity and an unsightly appearance. But there’s good news – gum grafting is a procedure that we at Mountainview Periodontics in Glendale, CO, can help correct these problems. Gum […]

The Surprising Facts of Periodontal Disease

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The Surprising Facts of Periodontal Disease. Periodontal disease treatment is another way of saying gum disease. Periodontitis, a serious gum disease that can wreak havoc on both your gums and your jawbone, is actually very common in the United States. Nearly three million cases are reported every year. You may have heard about the link […]

Chronic Jaw Pain? Learn More About TMJ

Chronic Jaw Pain? Learn More About TMJ Learn more about this common disorder and when to seek TMJ treatment in Cherry Creek or Parker, CO. mountainview periodontics maryanne butler amy riffel parker co

Have you ever woken up with a tight jaw that makes it difficult – or even painful – to open your mouth normally? Feeling like your jaw is “stuck” or “locked” is a common symptom of TMJ disorder. According to the National Institutes of Health, over 10 million Americans are affected by TMJ disorder, with […]

Celebrate National Dental Hygiene Month

Mountainview Periodontics periodontics of cherry creek dr butler dr riffel parker colorado It's National Dental Hygiene Month. Every October, the American Dental Hygienists' Association and Colgate sponsor a month-long celebration for dental hygienists around the country. Dental hygienists are crucial members of your healthcare team and are responsible for keeping patients' mouths (and bodies) healthy.

It’s National Dental Hygiene Month. Every October, the American Dental Hygienists’ Association and Colgate sponsor a month-long celebration for dental hygienists around the country. Dental hygienists are crucial members of your healthcare team and are responsible for keeping patients’ mouths (and bodies) healthy.       What is a Dental Hygienist? Hygienists help patients develop […]

Brush and Floss for Healthy Gums!

Mountainview periodontics periodontics of Cherry Creek Brush and Floss for Healthy Gums! September is Gum Care Month. So this month, we want to focus on how you can maintain healthy gums through good oral health care. One of the easiest ways to help prevent gum disease is to brush and floss every day, so, therefore, it is imperative to know the correct way to take care of your teeth and gums. Series of dentist showing correct method of brushing teeth

September is Gum Care Month. So this month, we want to focus on how you can maintain healthy gums through good oral health care. One of the easiest ways to help prevent gum disease is to brush and floss every day, so, therefore, it is imperative to know the correct way to take care of […]

Breastfeeding Issues Tied to Tongue-tied Babies

Mountainview blog post Breastfeeding Issues Tied to Tongue-tied Babies August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month. Breastfeeding in general is a process that requires patience and commitment on everyone’s part, and when a baby isn’t latching, an additional element of stress is introduced to the equation. Baby shoes on baby bed

August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month. Breastfeeding, in general, is a process that requires patience and commitment on everyone’s part, and when a baby isn’t latching, an additional element of stress is introduced to the equation. When babies have difficulty latching onto the breast or a bottle they may fail to thrive and this is not […]

Men and Oral Health

Mountainview Blog post: Spotlight: Men and Oral Health June is Oral Health Month. However, it is also Men’s Health Month.

June is Oral Health Month. However, it is also Men’s Health Month. So this month, we want to shine a spotlight on men and their oral health. Men are 17% more likely to get cancer than women. Men are also 50% more likely to have hearing loss as well as die of heart disease than […]

Aging is Inevitable, Tooth Loss is Not

Mountainview blog post Aging is Inevitable, Tooth Loss is Not Maintaining healthy teeth and gums can help you keep your teeth for life Portrait happy senior woman at home

Maintaining healthy teeth and gums can help you keep your teeth for life. Aging is Inevitable, Tooth Loss is Not. Not so long ago, it was rare for an older person to go to bed without taking out his or her dentures. However, edentulism (toothlessness) has been declining in this country since the 1950s. According […]

Signs & Symptoms of Oral Cancer

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When oral cancer is diagnosed in its earliest stages, treatment is generally very effective. Signs & Symptoms of Oral Cancer or any noticeable abnormalities in the tongue, gums, mouth, or surrounding area should be evaluated by a health professional as quickly as possible. Almost 42,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral or throat cancer each […]

Is Crown Lengthening Right For You?

Is Crown Lengthening Right For You? Mountainview Periodontics and Periodontics of Cherry Creek Maryanne Butler DDS, MS Amy Riffel DDS, MS, White teeth, Gingivectomy, gum disease, periodontal maintenance

What is crown lengthening? This Procedure is typically used for people who have a “gummy smile” where your teeth are covered with excess tissue. This process helps expose more of your natural tooth by reshaping or recontouring bone and gum tissue. This treatment can be performed on a single tooth, many teeth, or the entire […]