Getting Rest, For The Rest Of Your Life

How your mouth tells a story about your sleep By Kathleen Duff for Aging at Altitude Your mouth speaks volumes when it comes to understanding how you’re sleeping at night. “The teeth, the mouth, the tongue, the skeleton all give us clues as to what’s going on,” said Dr. Andrew Kelson of Dental Horizons in Longmont. Kelson said a strong …

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The Top 7 Benefits of Dental implants

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Dental implants are growing in popularity. In the past, dentures were the only solution available for people with missing teeth. Now, dental implants are becoming the preferred option for many reasons. If you’re missing one or more teeth, you’re not alone. According to the American College of Prosthodontists, 178 million people are missing at least one tooth. Missing teeth can …

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Your Longmont Dentist Has An Important Message From Their Hygienist!

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At Dental Horizons – your Longmont dentist – we practice what we preach. Proof positive of our commitment to optimal preventive oral health care is our wonderful registered dental hygienist. Their goal is to help you to achieve and maintain the optimal oral health that supports a beautiful smile, through diagnostic assessment, prevention, and education. Here’s how your hygienist develops …

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A Night Guard In Longmont Will Prevent Grinding Damage

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Your tooth enamel is the strongest substance in your entire body. This strong but brittle tooth layer is made up of 96% mineral content, but that doesn’t make it invincible. In fact, if you’re among the estimated 13% of people who suffer from teeth grinding or teeth clenching (bruxism), you could be causing serious damage. At Dental Horizons, as a …

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Dental Veneers Can Restore An Imperfect Smile

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Time and age can take their toll on our smiles. After all, our teeth get plenty of wear every day. With today’s dentistry techniques and technology, our dentist in Longmont at Dental Horizons can restore chipped, cracked, broken, or discolored teeth … and make your smile look better than ever – with dental veneers!

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Your Dentist In Longmont Wants To Keep You Free Of Gum Disease!

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You may have periodontal (gum) disease and not even know it, and as your dentist in Longmont, at Dental Horizons we want to help you avoid the serious health implications that can come with untreated gum disease. We’re not trying to scare you, but … according to the American Academy of Periodontology, nearly half of American adults – or 64.7 million …

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Sports Mouthguards Protect Your Most Precious Asset

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Does your son or daughter play on a school sports team? Are you in a rec league? Listen up! Your preventive dentist in Longmont wants you to get the best protection for your precious smile – a sports mouthguard. Some things are out of our control … but what we can prevent is damage to our smiles caused by contact …

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Dental Crowns Can Protect And Reignite Your Smile

Newlywed couple embraces and shows their complete smiles made possible with dental crowns

At Dental Horizons, many of our patients have had dental crowns (or crown & bridge treatment) to restore their beautiful smiles. But many haven’t, and we often get questions about what a crown is and why we would place one. We’re glad to take a moment today to give you a general overview and let you know why this technique …

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Glisten With Teeth Whitening From Your Longmont Dentist

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Did you know that 99.7% of adults feel a smile is an important social asset? [1] Perhaps that’s why we all like to keep our teeth their whitest and brightest … because we know how good it feels, the confidence it instills, and the great impression it makes! Teeth whitening remains one of the most sought after cosmetic dental treatments. …

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