July 23, 2021

Bridge the Gap of Missing Teeth with a Dental Bridge

When you lose one or more teeth, your smile will begin to decline in function and your appearance will change. It can become more difficult to talk to others and eat like normal. However, that’s where a dental bridge comes in. To replace your missing teeth and renew your smile, a dental bridge can be used.  Risks of Missing Teeth […]
July 14, 2021

Same Day Dental Restoration: CEREC Same Day Crowns 

Dental restorations are designed to restore your smile to optimum health and function — but can it be done in one day? At Mountain Aire Dentistry, we offer CEREC same day crowns. With this treatment, you can receive your customized, natural-looking restoration in just one visit to our office.  What are Dental Crowns? Think of a dental crown as a […]
July 8, 2021

Get Quality Zzz’s: Treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea Today

Snoring is frustrating, but did you know it can also have negative consequences on your overall and dental health? If you snore during your sleep, it means you have an obstruction in your airway. Not only can this make you overly tired during the day, but it can also lead to negative health effects as well. This is what you […]
July 1, 2021

How Your Dentist Can Tell if You’re Stressed Out 

We will all feel stressed in our lives, but when it feels like we’re chronically stressed, it can take a toll on our health. Unfortunately, that includes our oral health too. If you’re stressed, here are the ways it can affect the health of your mouth and smile.  What is Stress? Stress is how our body responds to pressure. Many […]
June 23, 2021

5 Ways to Protect the Health of Your Gums 

When gums become plagued with infection and disease, it can have a drastic negative impact on your smile — and your overall health. To better care for your gums, here are our top 5 ways you can protect the health of your gums.  The Types of Gum Disease Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, can greatly harm your smile, […]
June 18, 2021

Fill the Gaps with Dental Implants 

Dental implants are a revolutionary way we approach replacing missing teeth. If your smile has one or more gaps in it, you’re not alone. Missing teeth is common amongst hundreds of millions of Americans. If you have missing teeth, here is how dental implants can revive your smile.  Missing Teeth in Adults When children have a gap in their smile, […]
June 10, 2021

How to Comfort Teething Babies

The teething stage is inevitable and can be a hard phase for parents to navigate. If you have a teething baby, our team at Mountain Aire Dentistry is here to give you advice on what you can do to ease the pain of your teething babies and make them more comfortable during the process.  Teething Babies  All babies are different, […]
June 3, 2021

Emergency Room or Dentist? What to Know if You Experience a Dental Emergency

When an emergency happens, you need care — fast. However, with an injury to the mouth, it can be hard to know if you need to go to the emergency room or call your dentist. In this article, we’re discussing the situations where you can just call us for a dental emergency vs. when you should head to the ER.  […]
May 28, 2021

FASTBRACES®: A Modern Teeth Straightening Option 

If you or your teen needs braces but don’t want to go through traditional metal wires and brackets, FASTBRACES® is for you. This comprehensive orthodontic treatment is just like traditional braces in that it can address “bad bites” or malocclusions, such as overbites, underbites, crowding/crooked teeth, spacing/gaps, open bite and crossbites. Here is how FASTBRACES® could give you beautiful results […]
May 20, 2021

Caring For Your Smile After Wisdom Teeth Removal

More often than not, the wisdom teeth will have to be removed. While it may not sound like good news to have this procedure, it is good news that you do not have to be referred out to another surgical center, given that we provide the facility and the doctor to perform this procedure in-house at Mountain Aire Dentistry. Here […]
May 13, 2021

National Dental Care Month: Maintaining a Healthy Smile

May is National Dental Care Month. Created by a dentist who wanted to make sure healthy habits were at the forefront of people’s brains, this month is to remind you just how important it is to care for your teeth. Here is what National Dental Care month is here to do.  What is National Dental Care Month? During May, National […]
May 7, 2021

A Functional Smile is Possible Again with Full Mouth Restoration

Your smile is never a lost cause. If you have a smile that has been severely decayed or damaged, Mountain Aire Dentistry can help. We can restore your smile with a full mouth restoration. A full mouth restoration, or a full mouth reconstruction or rehabilitation, involves restoring or replacing many or all of the teeth in the mouth. Read on […]
April 29, 2021

How You Can Brighten Your Smile in One Hour 

As we age, our smile can become discolored and darker in nature due to various lifestyle factors. At Mountain Aire Dentistry, we can help you achieve a brighter, whiter smile in about an hour right here in our office. This quick in-office treatment can help you achieve a smile you’re confident with. Here is what you can expect from the […]
April 21, 2021

Makeover Your Smile with Same Day Crowns 

A dental crown is a type of restorative dentistry that Dr. Robert Berry might recommend if your tooth is moderately-to-severely damaged. These restorations are a way to restore your smile to optimal health and function. At Mountain Aire Dentistry, Dr. Berry offers same day crowns. This means you can give your smile a makeover all in just one visit. Learn […]
April 16, 2021

What is Root Canal Therapy? 

Sometimes we can injure our teeth in accidents or by what we include in our diets. In some instances, patients may need a root canal treatment to save their tooth. A root canal therapy is a common procedure that can help save your natural smile.  Root canals are an alternative to tooth extraction when an infection or decay has compromised […]
April 9, 2021

Snacks and Smiles: The Effects of Snacking 

We all get hungry throughout the day and reach for a snack to hold us over until the next meal. However, do those snacks have an effect on our teeth? Here are popular snacks that could be hurting your teeth and what snacks could be a better alternative.  Are Snacks Harmful to Your Smile?  As children we begin to learn […]
March 31, 2021

How Diabetes and Oral Health are Linked 

Patients who have diabetes are typically aware that the disease can affect other parts of the body, such as the nerves, kidneys, heart, and more. However, it can also cause problems with oral health. Those who have diabetes are more at risk for developing gum disease, which is an infection of the gums and bones that hold the teeth into […]
March 24, 2021

How Drinking More Water Can Protect Your Smile 

Are you drinking enough water each day? If you are like most people, you’re not getting in a proper water intake each day. In the United States alone, 75% of adults suffer from chronic dehydration — averaging only 2.5 cups of water per day.  It’s no surprise that staying hydrated has a number of benefits throughout our entire bodies, even […]
March 18, 2021

Is Sleep Apnea a Dental Health Issue? 

Did you know that there is a condition between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and oral health? This is why dentists like our own Dr. Robert Berry and Mountain Aire Dentistry are trained to treat sleep apnea disorders. If you want to learn more about the connection between dental health and OSA, keep reading.  What is Sleep Apnea? If you feel […]
March 10, 2021

Say Goodbye to Bad Breath with These Tips 

Not only can bad breath make you self conscious, but it can also drive you crazy smelling it. However, there are things that you can do to combat bad breath once and for all. Here are the potential causes and remedies you can try to beat the issue once and for all. Causes of Bad Breath Bad breath, a condition […]
March 4, 2021

What is the Dental Implant Recovery Process Like? 

A dental implant is a restorative dentistry option that can help patients replace a missing tooth (or teeth) with one that are similar to natural teeth — looking, feeling, and even performing the same way as your real, natural teeth. If you are a good candidate for dental implants, here is what you need to know about the procedure and […]
February 26, 2021

The Anatomy of the Mouth and How to Care for It

The anatomy of the mouth is a complex thing. It has soft and hard tissues that make it possible for us to talk and eat. Here is a brief overview of the anatomy of the mouth and how you can specifically care for each area.  The Anatomy of the Mouth We know the mouth includes our teeth and tongue, but […]
February 18, 2021

What You Should Look for in Dental Products 

The dental aisle at your local store can be overwhelming with so many options all claiming to help you get a better, whiter, less-sensitive smile. If you’re not sure what dental products you should buy, keep reading to learn about what ingredients you should watch for in the dental care items you choose to purchase.  Your Dental Needs  Every person […]
February 11, 2021

A Step-by-Step Guide to Flossing

Many people often don’t floss as frequently as they should. Common reasons people don’t floss regularly are because it’s difficult or too time consuming. However, our team at Mountain Aire Dentistry is here to help by sharing a step-by-step guide on how to make flossing a more seamless part of your daily dental hygiene routine.  Prioritizing your oral health is […]
February 3, 2021

National Children’s Dental Health Month: A Quick Guide to Family Dentistry 

The American Dental Association has set February to be National Children’s Dental Health month. The purpose of this month is to teach caregivers how to best support the health of their child’s smile. One of the most important aspects of children’s dental health is taking them to a skilled and knowledgeable family dentist. At Mountain Aire Dentistry, we’re here for […]
January 28, 2021

Fight Dental Anxiety with Sedation Dentistry

If you have dental anxiety you are more likely to avoid the dentist, which can have dire consequences. Don’t avoid the dentist because you’re afraid of what the appointment might be like, ask us about sedation dentistry today!  What is Dental Anxiety? A term to describe the fear or stress caused by being in a dental setting is known as […]
January 20, 2021

The Process of Getting a Same Day Crown

A dental crown is a restoration that might be recommended when a tooth is moderate-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 all in one day with a same day crown.  What is a Same Day Crown? A dental crown […]
January 13, 2021

When Full Mouth Restoration is Needed

When your smile is seriously decayed or damaged, you may feel that there is no hope for improving your dental health. Full mouth restoration, which is also called full mouth reconstruction or rehabilitation, involves restoring or replacing many or all of the teeth in the mouth. You can get a smile you’re comfortable in and confident with once again at […]
January 6, 2021

What is 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. This is a sleep disorder characterized by pauses in breathing during sleep.  Types of Sleep Apnea To have your sleep […]
December 31, 2020

Recovering from the Sugar: Cleaning the Sweets Off After the Holidays

You’ve enjoyed all the Christmas treats, now what? It’s important now more than ever to recover from the sweets after the holidays. If you are ready to get your oral health back on track for the new year, follow these brushing tips.  Sweets and the Cause of Cavities You won’t just wake up one day with a cavity, they take […]
December 23, 2020

Give the Gift of Dental Health: Combat Cavities This Holiday Season

The holidays come along with lots of sweet treats and yummy drinks, and while they’re fun to enjoy, they can wreak havoc on our dental health if we’re not careful. This Christmas season, give the gift of dental health to you and your family by knowing what you can do to prevent cavities and tooth decay — all while still […]
December 16, 2020

All I Want for Christmas is… Good Dental Health for My Child 

If you are a parent or caretaker, you should know how your child’s mouth develops. Not only will this help you care for your child and their dental health, but it can also help you catch problems earlier on. If you’re interested in learning the basics on how your child’s mouth develops, keep reading! We’ll tell you when to expect […]
December 9, 2020

Don’t Spit it Out: The Importance of Saliva 

Our bodies naturally make saliva. It is secreted into the mouth and helps with chewing, swallowing, and digestion. Without it, our lives wouldn’t be the same. Here is how saliva helps keep our teeth healthy, how you can produce more saliva naturally, and more! Keep reading to learn more about the benefits of saliva — and why you shouldn’t spit […]
December 2, 2020

Do I Need an End of Year Appointment? 

The year is coming to an end, have you been to the dentist lately? A dental checkup is important for cleaning your teeth, but also for catching signs of dental health problems. If you’re questioning whether or not you need an end of year dental appointment, we’re here to help you with that answer. Keep reading to learn why you […]
November 25, 2020

The Best Thanksgiving Foods For Your Smile 

It’s the time of year to be thankful for all the good in our lives and celebrate with all of our traditional favorite Thanksgiving foods. Did you know that a lot of the dishes you prepare could have benefits for your dental health, too? That’s just another thing to be thankful for. Here are how all of your favorite Thanksgiving […]
November 20, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 […]