Top Five Questions About IV sedation

Comprehensive and regular dental care is a must. Whether it’s twice annual check-ups or more extensive work, going to the dentist is essential. Unfortunately for some, dental visits can be quite anxiety inducing. IV sedation, also known as conscious sedation, is ideal for patients who: – Have had a traumatic dental experience in the past… Read more »

Your Teeth and Your Heart: How Oral Health is Related to Heart Disease

Oral health, specifically your gum health, can have a huge impact on overall health. The gums set the foundation for all other aspects of your oral health, and keeping gums healthy is something that many struggle with. According to Colgate, over 80% of American adults have signs on periodontal disease and studies show that there… Read more »

Grinding Your Teeth: Causes, Effects and Solutions

Teeth grinding is a very common problem that we see among patients. It most commonly occurs while the patient is asleep, but can also happen throughout the day, usually without conscious action. Light grinding of the teeth can be harmless, but most of the time we find that it is best to nip this habit… Read more »

The Worst Drinks for Your Teeth

What you eat and drink can seriously affect the health of your teeth. In turn, the health of your teeth can seriously affect the rest of your body’s health. For example, poor oral health can lead to heart disease, tooth decay, and even problems with pregnancy. This is why it is imperative to keep your… Read more »

The Scoop on Same-Day Crowns

Getting a crown placed can be inconvenient, time-consuming and even intimidating. At most dental offices, the crown procedure is completed in two dental visits and about 7-10 days is needed to create the crown based on an impression of the tooth . While this process is effective, it’s also a bit tiresome and outdated. In… Read more »

Cosmetic Procedures to Beautify Your Smile: Which is Right for You?

Your smile is often the first thing someone notices upon meeting you. For this reason, it is important that your smile reflect the beautiful person that you are. Often, you are able to maintain your smile by brushing and flossing. Sometimes, additional work is needed. Here at Arvada Dental Center, we offer veneers, bonding, whitening,… Read more »

DIY Toothpaste: What to Know

Do-It-Yourself products are becoming increasingly common. Did you know there are several ways to make your own toothpaste? While DIY toothpaste isn’t for everyone, making your own toothpaste allows you to use organic products as well as save some money. Outlined below are a few ways that you can make your own paste, while still… Read more »

Dental Gifts for the Whole Family!

Finding the right gift for everyone on your list can be a difficult task. Fortunately, we have compiled a list of gifts that the whole family will love. These gifts will even contribute to your friends’ and family’s oral health, because, after all, there is no better gift than that of health. Check out these… Read more »

The Need-to-Know About Dental Implants

Dental implants are the most natural-looking and natural-feeling tooth replacement option available for patients today. They are permanent, comfortable, and maintain the look, feel and function of your natural teeth. If you are considering dental implants to improve your smile and quality of life, there are several things to keep in mind: Dental implants function… Read more »

Now Offering: IV Sedation Dentistry

We are proud to announce that Dr. Bennett is now certified in IV sedation dentistry. He received his certification from the Oregon Academy of General Dentistry, under the direction of Dr. Kenneth L. Reed and Dr. Stanley F. Malamed. Dr. Bennett completed continuing education lecture and is board certified to administer IV sedation in the state… Read more »

Bad Breath: The Causes and the Solution

One in four people are affected by bad breath. Bad breath, also known as halitosis, can be caused and exacerbated by a variety of foods, drinks, and oral hygiene habits. Fortunately, most underlying causes of bad breath can be alleviated with slight lifestyle changes. The five worst offenders for bad breath are: Coffee and cigarettes:… Read more »