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November 20, 2020
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National TMJ Awareness Month: Understanding Jaw Pain

If you wake up with jaw pain from clenching your teeth at night, or if you have a hard time chewing certain foods, you could have issues with your temporomandibular joint (TMJ). TMJ disorders affect people of all ages and, in some cases, have no clear cause. November is National TMJ Awareness Month and our team at Mountain Aire Dentistry […]
November 12, 2020
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How to Overcome Dental Anxiety and Phobia 

When you haven’t been to the dentist for a while, or if you’ve never been, it’s easy to overthink what the experience is going to be like. We understand that not everyone is comfortable with coming to the dentist, which is why here at Mountain Aire Dentistry we have options to help you feel more relaxed during your next appointment. […]
November 5, 2020
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What to Know About Dental Health and Your Immunity

We’re officially in the cold and flu season. Now, along with the threat of COVID-19, protecting our immunity is more important than ever. Did you know that your dental health plays a part in keeping your immune system functioning properly? Bacteria in your mouth that can cause health problems, like gum disease, can also weaken your immune system.  The Importance […]
October 29, 2020
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Prevent Dental Anxiety with Sedation Dentistry 

We know that sitting in a dental chair can be scary and bring on feelings of nervousness and anxiety. To help you feel more relaxed during your appointments, we offer oral sedation dentistry. Sedation dentistry involves using sedatives to help you feel calm and at ease in our chairs.  What is Dental Anxiety? Many people get nervous at the mere […]
October 22, 2020
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Warning Signs of Cavities

Have you ever had a toothache and wondered to yourself, ‘is this a cavity?’ Sometimes it is, but sometimes it’s a whole different issue. If you don’t know how to spot a cavity coming, Mountain Aire Dentistry is here to help. Keep reading to learn the warning signs of a cavity developing, and what you can do to stop it […]
October 15, 2020
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How to Protect Your Child’s Teeth This Halloween 

No matter your age, Halloween candy is a fun treat. Children and adults alike both enjoy the treats that come along with this annual spooky day. You have to be careful with your teeth around Halloween, but you don’t have to deny your child the fun that comes with the day because of it. However, it’s important to enjoy all […]
October 7, 2020
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Can Restorative Dentistry Protect Your Dental Health?

It’s noticeable when something goes wrong with our teeth because of how it affects our ability to eat, drink, and talk. This not only affects our health, but our daily routines too. When you leave dental problems untreated, you increase your risk of further damage to surrounding teeth, infection, tooth loss, sepsis, heart problems, and more. Fortunately, with restorative dentistry, […]
September 30, 2020
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Can a Cracked Tooth be Saved?

Whether you were playing a contact sport or accidentally tripped and fell, cracked or chipped teeth unfortunately happen. Here’s what you should do when you crack a tooth, and how Mountain Aire Dentistry can help! Do You Have a Cracked or Chipped Tooth? Cracks or chips in a tooth can happen just by normal wear as we age, or it […]
September 23, 2020
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When is Orthodontic Treatment like FASTBRACES Needed?

If your teeth are crooked or crowded, our dentist Dr. Robert Berry may recommend orthodontics. Orthodontic care is focused on correcting irregularities in the alignment of your teeth and jaws, such as misaligned teeth, crowded teeth, gapped teeth, and misalignment in the bite (like an overbite, crossbite, underbite, or open bite).  Most patients understand that orthodontic treatment can improve the […]
September 16, 2020
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The Benefits of Zoom Teeth Whitening

Over time, your teeth may become darkened and discolored because of various lifestyle factors. At Mountain Aire Dentistry, we are dedicated to helping you achieve your ideal smile in the simplest and most effective way. To do this, we proudly offer Zoom teeth whitening. This quick and professional in-office whitening treatment can brighten your smile up to 8 shades after […]
September 10, 2020
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How Dental Restoration Can Protect Your Health

Given our hectic schedules, it’s easy to take healthy teeth and gums for granted, despite the fact that we need them just to function normally every day. That’s why it’s so devastating for most of us when something goes wrong–we can’t eat or drink right, which can’t help but affect our health and daily routine. Here’s how dental restoration can […]
September 4, 2020
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Can a Dentist Treat Sleep Apnea?

Do you feel very tired during the day, even if you slept for a sufficient number of hours? Do you have a hard time staying asleep at night? If so, you may suffer from a condition known as sleep apnea. Here are the common signs, symptoms, and our treatment options.  What is Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea is a common condition […]
August 28, 2020
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Do You Need a New Dentist? 5 Reasons You Should See Dr. Berry

You should see a dentist that is going to meet all of your needs. No matter if you need cosmetic, restorative, preventative, or emergency dentistry, here are 5 reasons you should make an appointment to come see Dr. Berry here at Mountain Aire Dentistry.   1.You’re in Pain  While we think you should visit our office on a regular basis for […]
August 20, 2020
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Caring For Your Mouth After Wisdom Teeth Removal

If you need your wisdom teeth removed, the good news is that we can perform the procedure right here in house. Dr. Robert Berry has performed over 10,000 successful wisdom teeth removal procedures so far throughout his dental career. In fact, he considers it his best skill! While it doesn’t sound like good news to need your wisdom teeth removed, […]
August 13, 2020
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Taking Care of Your Teeth as You Age

As we age we become more susceptible to health problems. Some of those health problems can be tooth-related. Age can increase the chances of tooth decay, gum disease, and even some cancers. If you want to keep your mouth as healthy as possible, here’s what you need to do as you age.  How Our Mouths Age We know that growing […]
August 6, 2020
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Your Persistent Headache Could be Caused by Oral Health Problems

If you’re someone that gets a persistent headache and haven’t figured out the cause, look into what’s going on in your mouth. Dental conditions like TMJ, cavities, and other oral infections could be the cause. Here are the signs to look out for the next time a headache comes along.  Headaches and Oral Health Persistent headaches that don’t go away […]
July 30, 2020
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5 Reasons to Make a Dental Check-Up Appointment

If you want to have healthy teeth and gums, you should be seeing your dentist for a check-up every six months. If you’re overdue for a check-up, here are 5 reasons you should schedule an appointment today. To clean plaque and tartar off your teeth  Having a professional dental cleaning done is like hitting a reset button on your mouth. […]
July 23, 2020
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Are At-Home Teeth Whitening Trays Safe?

If you want pearly white teeth, you might do anything to get them, and that includes ordering at-home teeth whitening trays online. Are these safe for your teeth? Some have been proven to move your bite along with them. Whether or not you have had orthodontic work done, here’s why you shouldn’t buy at-home whitening trays without talking with your […]
July 15, 2020
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Foods to Eat and Avoid for the Best Oral Health

If you want to be fit and lean out, you know that you should eat healthy. However, does eating healthy really matter when it comes to oral health? Here are some common foods you should look out for, and just how they could affect your smile.  Dental Health and Diet  What you eat plays a role in keeping your mouth […]
July 8, 2020
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5 Signs You Might Need Braces

Orthodontics can help correct patients with crooked teeth or misaligned jaws, but that’s not all it can help with. If you think you might need braces, keep reading!  Understanding Orthodontics  Orthodontics is focused on correcting irregularities in the alignment of your teeth and jaws, such as misaligned teeth, crowded teeth, gapped teeth, and misalignment in the bite (like an overbite, […]
July 2, 2020
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COVID-19: Our New Office Guidelines

Dr. Berry and our team’s mission is to give our patients the highest care possible, and your health and safety are of our utmost concern. As a result, while we transition to being able to service both emergency and elective procedures, we have implemented additional measures which include using an increase in Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) in accordance with the […]
May 26, 2020

Temporary Changes Due to COVID-19 

Dr. Berry and our team’s mission is to provide you the highest care possible, and your health and safety are of our utmost concern. As a result, while we transition to being able to service both emergency and elective procedures, we have implemented additional measures which include using an increase in Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) in accordance with the ADA […]
March 12, 2020
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What the Dentist Actually Looks For During a Dental Checkup

You should be visiting the dentist twice a year to maintain optimal oral health. It’s said that 100 million Americans fail to see the dentist each year, even though it would greatly benefit their health. If you don’t go to your regular dental checkup because you don’t know what to expect, we’re here to change that. Dental Checkups  When you […]
March 4, 2020
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What to Expect When Expecting: How Being Pregnant Affects Your Mouth

When becoming pregnant, your fluctuating hormones can cause increased dental problems. As your hormone levels rise, your mouth can succumb to gum disease, risk of tooth decay, and won’t fight off plaque as well as it does when you’re not pregnant. When you’re expecting a baby, follow these tips to keep your mouth healthy throughout your pregnancy journey.  Common Dental […]
February 26, 2020
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Children’s Dental Health Month: How to Care For Your Baby’s Teeth

We want the best for our children and we know you do too. Taking care of their baby teeth is one of many important tasks you have when raising your children. February has marked the annual Children’s Dental Health Month, a month dedicated to teaching you how to properly take care of your child’s mouth. Believe it or not, cavities […]
February 19, 2020
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The 411 on Root Canals

Did you know that more than 15 million root canals are performed each year? If you do the math, that’s over 41,000 root canals a day, according to the American Association of Endodontists. That’s a lot of procedures a day – so you can see that it’s not an uncommon procedure. What’s a modern root canal treatment like and how […]
February 12, 2020
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Valentine’s Day: Reasons to Love Your Smile

Say cheese! Smiling is contagious and we think your smile is something to celebrate everyday. With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, and while you’re celebrating all types of love you have in your life, remember to find reasons to love your smile! Our smiles help show others that we are happy and enjoying life, plus smiling can provide multiple […]
February 5, 2020
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Wisdom Teeth Removal 101

Wisdom teeth can be a confusing name for those teeth at the back corners of your mouth that don’t seem to do much of anything, except bring us pain and signal that it’s time to get them removed.  Often times, if the wisdom teeth don’t have room to come in then they are impacted, which is why millions of people […]
January 30, 2020
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How Cone Beam 3D Imaging Aids in Your Dental Treatment

If you regularly visit the dentist, then you have more than likely received a dental x-ray. Dental x-rays help dentists see diseases that could be lurking around the teeth and soft tissues of the mouth. They also are beneficial because they can help diagnose other dental problems early before they get worse. Here at Mountain Aire Dentistry, we like to […]
January 21, 2020

Resolve to Get Better Sleep in 2020–Visit Your Dentist!

Getting better sleep in 2020 may be difficult if you suffer from Sleep Apnea. A visit to Dr. Berry may be just what you need to get your Z’s back! Dr. Berry has been trained in treating obstructive sleep apnea. One possible treatment for mild to moderate OSA is a custom-made oral appliance. This oral appliance fits in your mouth […]
January 16, 2020

5 Reasons to Whiten Teeth with Zoom Whitening

Start your new year with a whiter smile with Zoom teeth whitening! There are many different types of whitening methods out there, but not all of them will whiten your teeth quickly or evenly. Zoom light-activated whitening gel’s active ingredient is hydrogen peroxide. This is a substance that helps get the teeth truly whiter compared to “whitening” toothpastes and other […]
January 7, 2020

2020 Healthy Smile Resolutions to Add to Your List

When making your New Year’s resolutions this year, do you write down any resolutions for your dental health? Some of the most popular New Year’s resolutions have to do with health and fitness. However, your dental health is actually a major contributing factor to your overall health. This year, prepare to smile more and have better overall health with these […]
January 3, 2020

Resolve in 2020 to Take Better Care of Your Smile!

Better oral care in 2020 may seem like a small goal, but it can pay big rewards. The new year is a great time for new starts and new beginnings. Use its momentum to propel yourself towards better oral wellness and oral care habits. Book a general dentistry appointment early to take care of any dental services you need and […]
December 19, 2019

Safeguard Your Pearly Whites Over The Holidays

Don’t say goodbye to white teeth this White Christmas! December is a time of presents, family and yummy treats, but it can also be a month where our oral health is forgotten. Sugary candies and bad brushing and flossing habits leave white teeth at risk for discoloration AND tooth decay over the holidays.  Resolve this holiday to a good oral […]
December 12, 2019

Tips for Treating Tooth Sensitivity

One of the most common dental problems that people face is tooth sensitivity. While not everyone will suffer from sensitive teeth, those who do typically have worn tooth enamel or exposed tooth roots that leave their mouths vulnerable to sensitivity. Tooth sensitivity often worsens when consuming hot or cold foods and beverages. Some ways to treat this issue is by […]
December 5, 2019

Holidays Are Brighter with a Whiter Smile

The holiday festivities are just around the corner, and one of the best ways to prepare for the celebrations is with a teeth whitening treatment. One of the first things that people see is your smile, so you’ll want to make sure that you aren’t causing a distraction with stained or discolored teeth. From in-office whitening treatments to at-home kits, […]
November 29, 2019

Dental Botox – How Can it Help You?

Why should you consider Dental Botox from a dental professional? Dentists are trained to know all the intricate nerves and tissues of the face.  When it comes with someone dealing with the delicate areas of your most prominent features, you need to employ someone who understands and respects the need for expert precision with this treatment.  Botox injections can help […]
November 23, 2019

Restore Gaps In Teeth With A Dental Bridge

A dental bridge can solve a multitude of oral issues all at once. How? Missing teeth diminish confidence and can decrease the functionality, structural integrity and health of your mouth. Gaps between teeth can make it difficult to speak, chew and eat, which can make you feel self-conscious. Dental bridges are a great way to restore the mouth’s chewing and […]
November 14, 2019

Replace Your Missing Tooth With A Dental Implant

Our smiles are one of the first things that others notice about us, but they can be a cause of self-consciousness if we aren’t confident about how we look. For patients with missing teeth, dental implants are a great way to improve the look of your smile and increase your confidence. A dental implant resembles a natural tooth in shape […]
November 7, 2019

How To Protect Teeth During National Diabetes Month

November is National Diabetes Month, a health initiative that not only focuses on physical health but dental health, as well. Patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes are at an increased risk for dental problems, specifically gum disease. With uncontrolled diabetes, saliva becomes concentrated with high levels of glucose and leads to a growth of harmful bacteria. These bacteria […]
October 24, 2019

Protect Kids’ Teeth During Halloween With These Dental Tips

Halloween is one of the most exciting days of the year for kids, but it also becomes one of the worst days for their oral health. Candy is full of sugar that loves to destroy your child’s tooth enamel, leaving them susceptible to decay and cavities. To protect your child’s teeth this Halloween, set limits for their candy consumption, encourage […]
October 16, 2019

Protect Teeth By Preventing Periodontitis

One of the more serious dental issues deals with periodontitis, which occurs when the soft tissue of the gums becomes infected and wreaks havoc on your mouth. Periodontitis is also known as gum disease, and while preventable, it can lead to bleeding gums, gum recession and eventual tooth loss. The easiest way to combat the effects of gum disease is […]
October 10, 2019

How Does Xerostomia Affect Oral Health?

One of the most common medical conditions that dental patients suffer from is called xerostomia, or dry mouth. While it’s nothing serious, dry mouth can still cause high levels of discomfort, bad breath and difficulty eating. Xerostomia often develops after taking certain medications, recreational drug and alcohol use and the process of aging. Many times, your symptoms can be completely […]
October 2, 2019

Celebrate National Dental Hygiene Month With A Dental Checkup

October is National Dental Hygiene month, which reminds each of us to take care of our oral health by brushing and flossing our teeth daily, along with scheduling regular dental checkups. Our teeth are bombarded by bacteria and plaque all day long, leaving them vulnerable to tooth decay and cavities. Brushing and flossing each day removes tough plaque from teeth […]
September 26, 2019

How A Dental Veneer Can Improve Your Smile

  Our smiles are one of the first things that people notice about us, which can cause us to feel confident or self-conscious about how we look. For those who are looking to improve the look of their smiles, dental veneers are a great way to fix gaps between the teeth, remedy cracked teeth and increase the brilliance of your […]
September 18, 2019

Protect Your Health With An Oral Cancer Screening

Our bodies are susceptible to illness and disease, and our mouths are no exception to this process. Protecting your oral health should be a priority, and an oral cancer screening can keep your health on track as you age. Oral cancer is fast-moving and dangerous, so it’s important to have regular dental checkups to monitor any changes in your mouth, […]
September 12, 2019

Treating Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

Many dental patients suffer from bite issues, especially temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMD. This disorder is characterized by jaw pain when chewing, pain in the jaw joints and a locked jaw. Symptoms are different for everyone depending on their cause, but TMD can develop from a jaw injury, arthritis and disc erosion. To diagnose TMD, dental X-rays are taken to […]
September 5, 2019

How Digital X-rays Have Revolutionized The Dental Experience

Traditional X-rays have been used to discover dental problems for many years, but as modern technology has advanced, so has the way we utilize X-rays in dentistry. Digital X-rays have become more and more common as a way to diagnose oral health needs in a faster and more comfortable way. One of the many perks of digital X-rays is that […]
August 22, 2019

Foods That Are Good For Kids’ Teeth

During the summer months, more kids are home near their fridges and pantries that are stockpiled with sugary foods, drinks and candies. The more that kids consume sugary foods this summer, the more likely they are to suffer from tooth decay and cavities. However, implementing healthy snacks and lunch/dinner options will not only teach them how to make healthy food […]
August 15, 2019

How Did Dentistry Begin?

Dentistry has been around a lot longer than people believe; archaeological finds have discovered ancient dental instruments and records dating back to 7000 BC! However, a lot has changed since then. Anciently, toothbrushes were made out of wooden sticks and boar hair; in modern times, we use nylon bristles in toothbrushes and metal instruments to clean teeth. As modern advances […]
August 1, 2019

How To Avoid Tooth Decay

Tooth decay forms whenever plaque and bacteria develop on teeth, eroding tooth enamel and weakening the tooth’s natural defenses. Decay is especially prevalent in children as the shape of their teeth and poor oral hygiene habits make it difficult to prevent. However, by maintaining a daily oral hygiene regimen, visiting the dentist regularly and applying dental sealants to your teeth, […]
July 25, 2019

Healthy Snacks That Strengthen Kids’ Teeth

The foods we eat and the drinks we consume affect our oral health and can cause tooth decay. Kids especially are susceptible to the damaging effects of sugary foods and special precautions should be taken to safeguard their teeth. Parents have a huge influence on the foods their children eat, and healthy snacks are a great way for parents to […]
July 18, 2019

Get A Brilliant Smile With Teeth Whitening

Summer is a great time to get a beautiful smile to take with you on vacation, to the pool and when spending time with friends. Teeth can take a hard hit from the foods we eat, poor dental hygiene and the aging process, but they don’t have to stay that way. Teeth whitening treatments can sometimes take weeks to start […]
July 11, 2019

The Importance of Regular Dental Checkups

Our teeth are the hardest substance in our bodies, but even they can deteriorate under the constant attack of plaque and tooth decay. Even if you have a good oral hygiene routine, there are areas in the mouth that are hard to reach where bacteria loves to accumulate. Regular dental checkups are essential to combat initial tooth decay, identify any […]
July 3, 2019

Wisdom Teeth and Oral Health

During childhood and adolescence, primary and secondary teeth erupt in our mouths and influence how we eat and speak. Wisdom teeth are usually the last teeth to develop, but typically erupt misaligned or affect surrounding teeth, creating the need for their removal. Although it may not be a fun experience to have wisdom teeth removed, improperly erupted wisdom teeth can […]
June 27, 2019

How To Know If You Need A Dental Emergency Visit

Patients visit their dentists for multiple reasons, from toothaches to cleanings to dental X-rays. However, there are some instances in which many patients don’t know whether they should or should not go to the dentist, such as when they knock out a tooth or damage a dental restoration. Emergency dental visits are available for patients who suffer from these experiences, […]
June 20, 2019

What To Do If You Have Sleep Apnea

Have you noticed that you’re extremely tired or fatigued, even though you’ve slept for a sufficient number of hours? Do you struggle sleeping at night? If yes, you may have sleep apnea. Obstructive sleep apnea is caused by obstructions in the airway and can cause interruptions in your breathing as you sleep. Custom-made oral appliances can help you deal with […]
June 13, 2019

Get A Beautiful Smile With Dentures

For patients who have lost multiple teeth, dentures and partials are viable options to improve the look of your smile and oral health. Dentures work by replacing the missing teeth and gum tissues, while a partial is used when multiple teeth are missing but some natural teeth remain. These appliances can improve your ability to chew and speak, while giving […]
June 5, 2019

How Full Mouth Restoration Can Save Your Oral Health

Some dental patients suffer from a smile that is seriously decayed or damaged, and feel like there is little hope for them to improve. Full mouth restoration, or mouth reconstruction/rehabilitation, is a process in which many or all of your teeth are restored or replaced to eliminate decay. You may be eligible for full mouth restoration if you have periodontal […]
May 24, 2019

Correct Tooth Flaws In Your Smile With Cosmetic Dentistry

High-quality cosmetic dentistry can correct tooth flaws in your smile and boost your confidence. Enhance your overall appearance and boost your self-esteem by focusing on what cosmetic dentistry can do for your smile, such as correct crooked teeth, whiten stained teeth and remedy severely worn teeth. No matter your concerns for desires for your smile, we are certain to have […]
May 17, 2019

7 Uses For CEREC Same-Day Dental Crowns

Same-day dental crowns are a revolutionary restoration treatment that for teeth that are moderately to severely damaged. These restorations are designed to restore your smile to optimum health, function, and decay, and at our practice, Dr. Robert Berry can complete your restoration treatment in just one day! With CEREC same-day dental crowns in Broomfield, Colorado, you can receive your customized, […]
May 7, 2019

National Root Canal Appreciation Day

May 8th is National Root Canal Appreciation Day! A root canal is a procedure in which an infected tooth is cleaned and sealed to prevent further infection from developing. Root canals save patients from losing their teeth each year, and they help repair nerve damage. Take some time today for some extra thought about your oral health. Commemorate National Root […]
May 3, 2019

What Your Gums Say About Your Current Oral Health

Your teeth are healthy, but what about your gums? Healthy gums will be pink and firm to the touch. Gums that have changed color recently might have hormonal changes to blame. But, you could have an underlying health condition as well. Make an appointment with Dr. Berry to receive a diagnosis and treatment if necessary. In the meantime, learn some […]
March 30, 2019

Keeping Healthy and Strong Teeth

To have strong teeth, you must take care of them. Your teeth are made up of four different types of tissue: pulp, dentin, cementum, and enamel. Everyday your teeth demineralize and remineralize depending on what foods you are eating and how much plaque and bacteria are in your mouth. You always want to keep your tooth enamel healthy and strong […]
March 30, 2019
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What Does Gum Disease Look Like?

Have you noticed your gums becoming more red over time? This is just one sign of the start of gingivitis, which is the first stage of gum disease. This is a fairly pain-free oral health disease that can happen without you even realizing it. It leads to bleeding gums, gum recession, mushy gums and tooth loss. However, many patients don’t […]
March 25, 2019

Instructions on How to Properly Clean Your Denture Appliance

Do you know how to properly clean and care for your dentures in Broomfield, Colorado? If not, then our Mountain Aire Dentistry dental team is more than happy to help you! Keeping your appliance in tip-top shape is easier than you might think. In fact, all you need to do are the following things: -Rinse the denture after eating: Food […]
March 24, 2019

Amazing Dental Technology Available to You

Dental technology has advanced immensely in the last few centuries. We now have services available such as CEREC same-day crowns, teeth-whitening, Invisalign transparent aligners and porcelain veneers. These services were not available when dentistry first began, but are services you can now enjoy.
March 22, 2019

Daily Care and Cleaning for Your New Set of Dentures

Your new dentures created for you were designed to mimic the appearance and function of your missing teeth. Dr. Robert Berry’s clinic in Broomfield, Colorado, want you to take the steps needed to clean and maintain this removable dental appliance, so you can maximize their lifespan and ensure a comfortable fit with your gums. Applying a small bead of denture […]
March 22, 2019

What Are Crowns and Bridges Used For?

You may have heard of crowns and bridges while at the dentist’s office, but what are they? Both crowns and bridges are used to restore and enhance teeth that are damaged. They are also sometimes used to take the place of missing teeth. These services go hand-in-hand with other services we offer and are used to strengthen your teeth. Crowns […]
March 19, 2019

Is Stress Causing Damage to Your Teeth?  

Is holiday stress causing teeth grinding or clenching while you sleep? Getting through the holidays can be stressful with all the parties, school programs, concerts and shopping for just the right gifts. The stress is short-lived if it only lasts for the month of December, but stress, plagues 47 percent of all Americans and is a common cause of overall […]
March 11, 2019

The Truth About Cavities and Decay

There are many misconceptions about cavities and decay and how sugar plays a part.  Tooth decay is caused by acid-producing bacteria in your mouth that feast on carbohydrates.  Sugar is sugar. Tooth decay existed long before candy was invented. Your mouth doesn’t care if it is sugar from candy or sugar from healthy fruits and breads. It will use the […]
March 8, 2019

What Oral Hygiene Habits Do You Need?

Did you know that the National Institutes of Health reports that tooth decay is the most “prevalent, chronic disease” that Americans face? Both children and adults get this so often, that about 92% of people with have tooth decay by adulthood. Gum disease, as well, affects more than half of the people in the United States. The interesting thing about […]
March 2, 2019

The Top Ten Dental Health Problems

When it comes to dental health, there are many things that can go wrong, but don’t worry, we have your back! Learn about the top ten dental problems patients face so you can be prepared if they strike you and so you can learn how to prevent them. At Mountain Aire Dentistry we are dedicated to providing you with excellent […]
March 1, 2019

Preventing Broken Teeth

You may take amazing care of your teeth, but sometimes dental emergencies happen. Many times patients get a fracture or have broken teeth without meaning to. This can happen through sports injuries, accidents, or even eating food that is too hard for your teeth. Sometimes, broken teeth happen due to tooth decay or gum disease that has weakened your teeth […]
February 27, 2019

That Headache You Have Could Be Related to Your Teeth

  Headaches and bruxism affect thousands of the American population.  How is it possible to have a headache even before you get out of bed? Bruxism is the act of clenching the jaw or grinding the teeth during sleep, and that could be the cause of your headaches. Bruxism is a dangerous dental problem that can lead to a host of […]
February 25, 2019

The Importance of Pediatric Dentistry

What can pediatric dentistry offer that general dentistry cannot? Some dentists are specifically trained to treat different age groups and/or conditions.  Others specialize in root canals (endodontics), family dentistry or more. Pediatric dentistry is a specialized form of dentistry that involves extra training and certification beyond general dentistry. These dentists are schooled in child psychology and receive training for performing dental […]
February 23, 2019

A Partial Is an Abbreviated Form of Dentures That Replaces Multiple Missing Teeth

Left untreated advanced periodontal disease and tooth decay issues can result in a loss of multiple teeth in one specific part of your mouth. This can severely compromise your mouth in many ways. Beyond simply impairing your ability to adequately chew food, it can impact your speech, make you self-conscious about your smile. This often prompts a Mountain Aire Dentistry […]
February 15, 2019

A Filling Can Repair Small Cavities

Sometimes the most effective oral hygiene regimen isn’t enough to stop a small area of tooth decay from forming on one of your teeth. Most of the time a cavity is found during your regular dental checkup. If you do notice a tooth that has recently developed a small hole or a change in texture you should contact your dentist […]
February 7, 2019

Bad Breath, Mouthwash, and Mints

Unfortunately, everyone has to deal bad breath. As you know, this can be an extremely embarrassing problem with a variety of solutions. Often, brushing your teeth can be enough, but as that’s not always an option, a mint is another popular choice. However, while mints can provide a simple solution, did you know that mints may not do anything if […]
February 5, 2019

Sugar and Your Teeth

Do you know how sugar and your teeth interact? You’ve heard it all your life: eating sweets will rot your teeth. But while a diet high in sugar certainly promotes the formation of cavities (as well as other medical problems, such as obesity), sugar itself isn’t the real culprit behind tooth decay.  Dental cavities — also known as caries, the […]
February 5, 2019

Teeth Wreckers – Avoid the Onslaught!

The American Dental Association recently released their top 9 pick of foods to avoid to protect your teeth from damage and to promote healthy teeth.  Learn about your healthy teeth options, the foods to avoid, and what you can do to keep your teeth enamel strong, and your smile bright.  Steps you take now to preserve the integrity of your […]
February 1, 2019

Infant Oral Care: Is it Really Important?

Did you know that the AAPD (American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry) recommends that you schedule your child’s first oral hygiene appointment when they reach their 1st birthday? Why so soon? Prevention! The best way to treat decay is to prevent it from occurring in the first place. Dental problems can occur early from baby bottle decay or nursing. Approximately half […]
January 31, 2019

When to Schedule Your Child’s First Dental Visit

  According to the American Dental Association, your child’s first dental visit should occur within six months after the first tooth comes in and no later than the first birthday.  A dental visit at an early age can be considered as important as a “well-baby checkup” for the teeth.  During this visit, a member of our Mountain Aire Dentistry team can […]
January 24, 2019

The Transforming Power of Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening is one of the most requested services offered by our Broomfield, Colorado, office. Our Mountain Aire Dentistry whitening team provides a variety of options to meet your specific needs. We are committed to helping you reach your smile goals by discussing with you ways that we can improve the brightness of your smile in our office and how […]
January 21, 2019

Brushing Teeth: Do’s and Don’ts

Brushing teeth is easy, right? Even though you’ve been brushing your teeth for years, you might be surprised to find that you’re not doing it properly. Dr. Robert Berry, of Mountain Aire Dentistry, provides oral hygiene instruction as part of preventative care instruction for his young patients. Adults may need a refresher too! The following are some guidelines from the American […]
January 19, 2019

When are Dentures Necessary?

There are times, even if you have taken care of your teeth, that dentures are the solution to your dental problems. Accidents, aging, illnesses or side effects of medications are among some of the causes for tooth loss. The only way to know if dentures are something you should pursue, is to visit your dentist. Dr. Robert Berry, at Mountain […]
January 10, 2019

Knowing How to Enhance Your Smile: Halitosis Risk Factors

Have you ever suffered from halitosis before? Halitosis, also referred to as bad breath, is a condition in which your mouth is consistently producing foul odors that continue to occur. In many cases, the foul odors can be the result of bacteria in your mouth or the result of an underlying condition that first needs to be treated before the […]
January 6, 2019

Replace Missing Teeth with Dental Implants

Do you have missing teeth or wear dentures that are uncomfortable for you? Do you want to improve your smile and your quality of life? If so, it may be time for you to talk with a member of our Broomfield implant dentistry team at Mountain Aire Dentistry. Dental implants are a popular and efficient method for replacing your missing […]
December 31, 2018

Go Natural with Tooth-Colored Fillings

Even after sincere dedication to oral hygiene, sometimes cavities strike. But when they do, you don’t have to sacrifice the look of your smile with a mouth full of metal. Composite fillings—also referred to as tooth-colored fillings—can retain the natural look and strength of your smile after cavity treatment is complete. Composite resins are composed of ceramic and plastic compounds […]
December 28, 2018

Taking Care of Baby Teeth and Permanent Teeth

You get two sets of teeth during your life: your baby teeth and your permanent teeth. Infants are not initially born with teeth, but develop them over the first 3 years of life. These teeth will stay with them for only a few years until they fall out to make way for the permanent teeth. Although the baby teeth are […]
December 26, 2018

Your Options for Dental Anesthesia

Dental anesthesia offers patients both young and old options for a pain-free, anxiety-free experience. That means, you no longer need to postpone those annual visits to the dentist out of fear. Those professionals are there to help your oral care be all that it can be, and anesthesia helps them to do just that while you relax and take a […]
December 25, 2018

How You Can Support the Green Dentistry Movement

What is Green Dentistry and the Eco-Dentistry Movement? Learn more about it and how you can make a positive difference. The Eco-Dentistry Association (EDA) provides patients with ways they can help the mission of the Green Dentistry Movement to safeguard our environment from dental-related pollution and waste.  Aside from making sure that you are choosing a dentist who has decided […]
December 24, 2018

Precision and Comfort with CEREC Same Day Crowns

Advances in dental technology allow us the opportunity to offer you SAME DAY crowns, via our newly installed CEREC equipment. CEREC innovative technology allows us to perform a tooth restoration with improved comfort, precision and convenience. Dr. Berry and his staff can now create natural-looking ceramic crowns at our office, in a SINGLE visit! We are committed to offering you […]
December 24, 2018

If You Snore, Your Health May be at Risk!

Snoring is a common problem which deprives you AND your partner of a good night’s sleep. Snoring is more than just an annoyance, it can also be harmful to your health. Of the 90 million Americans who suffer from snoring, half of those may have sleep apnea. Scientific data suggests that people with sleep apnea are twice as likely to […]
December 21, 2018

Why Root Canals Are Sometimes Necessary

According to the American Association of Endodontists, more than 15 million root canals are performed each year, which breaks down to 41,000 each day. Although we prefer to target cavities before they need a root canal, this procedure is sometimes needed to protect the health and vitality of the rest of the tooth. Untreated teeth that need root canals can […]
December 21, 2018

Give Thanks for Modern Dentistry

Thanksgiving is a time to pause and think about the many things we have to be grateful for. Counted among those things, are the advancements made in dental services that are available today. Until 1938 toothbrushes were made of animal hair bristles. It wasn’t until then that nylon toothbrushes made with synthetic bristles, were available. Naturally, people preferred the nylon […]
December 17, 2018

What Can A Dental Implant Do For Me?

A dental implant is a tooth restoration meant to restore your smile to its original vitality when one or more teeth have been lost. This frequently occurs due to periodontal disease, tooth decay or injury.  Millions of Americans are missing one or more teeth in their mouth and millions more are missing all the teeth on either their upper or […]
December 17, 2018

Choosing a Toothbrush: Comparing Manual and Electric Options

With the lightening-speed advances in technology, it can be hard to keep up.  You want to take care of your teeth and gums the very best way you can, but find yourself confused by all the products promising to deliver “THE” best results.  So which is better? Electric, manual or sonic toothbrushes for keeping your mouth happy? Do you know? […]
December 16, 2018

Invisalign Treatment Wins “Most Worth It” Award

Invisalign clear aligners won RealSelf’s inaugural “Most Worth It” Award this year. As the largest online resource for information on cosmetic procedures, RealSelf offers consumers insights into what is “worth it” and what isn’t. More than 9 million people visit RealSelf each month to find out which treatments and providers are a worthwhile investment. In 2016, consumers on RealSelf submitted […]