Think You Know How To Brush? Think Again.

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You’ve been doing it since you were five. You switch to auto pilot morning and night and get it done. But are you doing it right? Actually, many individuals are making tooth brushing mistakes. You may need to tweak your routine to better benefit your oral health and guard your smile from dental caries and […]

Damon Smiles, Invisalign, Ceramic, And Lingual Braces

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If you are considering having your teeth aligned, this post is for you. Today’s article provides details about some of the newest types of braces. Two proprietary orthodontic systems are Invisalign and Damon Smiles. The Damon Smiles device uses the traditional teeth-straightening method while Invisalign takes an entirely new approach. With old-school metal braces, the […]

Healthy Habits To Keep You Smiling

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In today’s post, we will focus on important behaviors that impact oral health. Of course, effective brushing and flossing are two essential habits for healthy teeth, but there are many more things we can do to keep a healthy smile. Diet Do’s Do eat a nutritious diet with a variety of foods. This is required […]

Infancy Through Childhood: Instill Good Brushing Habits

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New Lone Tree parents may be surprised by the American Dental Association’s recommendations on infant oral care. Parents are advised to begin brushing their baby’s teeth as soon as the first teeth emerge. After all, brand-new teeth are just as vulnerable to cavities as older teeth. Parents are encourage to use a cloth and a […]

Suspect A Bite Problem?

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Hello! I’m Dr. Almeida, DDS, of Almeida & Bell Aesthetic Dental Center in Lone Tree. Thanks for visiting my dental blog. The topic of today’s post is malocclusion – literally – “bad bite”. Edward Angle, a pioneer in modern orthodontics invented the term malocclusion. Malocclusion is fairly common in the population as a whole but, […]

Toothbrush Tantrums: When Your Child Won’t Brush

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Your child’s primary teeth, or baby teeth, are just as critical to their health, speech development, and self-esteem as their permanent teeth. Some Lone Tree parents we meet at Almeida & Bell Aesthetic Dental Center hold the misconception that the care of primary teeth is secondary to adult teeth, since they will eventually fall out. […]

What Can Fluoride Do For You, Highlands Ranch?

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Hello, and welcome to Almeida & Bell Aesthetic Dental Center. Today’s post focuses on fluoride: “What is it, exactly, and why is it so beneficial to your dental health?” Fluoride is a mineral, plain and simple. Fluoride occurs naturally in different foods as well as in water. Many communities adjust the fluoride content of their […]