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Tips For Improving Your Immune System

Tips For Improving Your Immune System

Unless you’re a big fan of cold sweats, chicken soup, and counting the number of tissues you use every hour, getting sick stinks.Your family dentistry in Lakewood wants patient to know that the natural defense mechanism that diligently works to prevent the nasty bugs and bacteria we pick up on a daily basis from running… Continue Reading

Serenity, Stress, and Your Smile

Serenity, Stress, and Your Smile

Your Lakewood CO dentists at Advanced Family Dental think of dental health holistically, considering carefully how other body systems may affect your smile. In fact, there are some problems that can affect just about every part of your body, including your smile: stress is one of them. Chronic elevated cortisol– the body’s stress hormone– can… Continue Reading

Healthy Gums Mean a Healthy Mouth

Healthy Gums Mean a Healthy Mouth

Most people tend to take their oral health for granted, and only come to appreciate the role their teeth and gums play in daily activities like eating, talking, and even smiling when something starts to go wrong. When it comes to protecting your oral health, your first priority should be the health of your gums,… Continue Reading

Colorado Spring Eating

Colorado Spring Eating

If there’s one thing your Lakewood dentist loves, it’s Colorado in the spring. For health professionals, spring means more than just fresh flowers and the return of migrating birds– it means new, delicious vegetables to integrate into our patients’ healthy diets. There are many elements to keeping your mouth healthy. Daily oral hygiene and regular… Continue Reading

Cheese and Your Oral Health

Cheese and Your Oral Health

Cheese is delicious, and it may also fight cavities. Your Lakewood dentist, Advanced Family Dental, just came across a study touting cheese as the best cavity-fighting dairy product. But why cheese? Well, it comes down to pH. Your oral pH A healthy mouth should have a neutral or slightly alkaline pH (7 or above on… Continue Reading

Preschoolers Need Prevention

Preschoolers Need Prevention

Experts agree that cavities in preschool-aged children are on the rise. One unfortunate side effect of this is the increasing event of general anesthesia to treat small children’s numerous cavities– sometimes as many as 12 or 16 at a time. This expensive (and riskier) procedure is often the only way health care workers are able… Continue Reading

What’s in a Word? Gingivitis.

In our last blog post, Advanced Family Dental, your Lakewood CO dental clinic, discussed the impacts of gum disease worldwide– and how to prevent it. After some thought, we decided that we’d also tackle one of the most prevalent gum diseases seen here in the US: gingivitis. Why? Well, part of our philosophy at Advanced… Continue Reading

Gum Disease: A Preventable Yet Pervasive Problem

At the end of September, the International and American Associations for Dental Research released a study based on meta analysis of 20 years of data on noncommunicable diseases– almost 300,000 individuals, in 37 countries– concluding that in 2010, periodontitis was the sixth most prevalent health condition faced worldwide. The study underlines the major health burden that… Continue Reading

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