Every year, more than 700,000 Americans have their lives changed by a stroke. A stroke occurs when the blood supply in the brain becomes disrupted by plaque or a clot, sometimes leading to a rupture. It’s one of the top 3 causes of death in the United States today, and for the people who survive one, they have a multitude of challenges ahead of them. The effects of a stroke can create many difficulties for a person in regard to their overall health, but it can be particularly impactful on a person’s oral health. Today, your cosmetic dentist in Ken Caryl, Dr. Susan Kutis, discusses how a stroke can affect a person’s smile and what they can do to keep themselves healthy while they recover. (more…)
Blue Sage Dental Blog
September 22, 2017
August 31, 2017
You already know that an apple a day helps keep the doctor away — it’s an adage as old as time. Could the same be true for your oral health? Well, when you consider the fact that apples are naturally hydrating and satisfying enough to maybe keep you from craving that sweet afternoon cookie or cake, we’d say yes! Especially for kiddos, who are at an even higher risk of developing tooth decay.
July 29, 2017
So you’ve just started your Invisalign treatment, and you’re amazed at how unnoticeable the trays are. You’re so excited that your new, straighter smile is just a matter of months away. In fact, you’re ready to do just about anything to help it get here as quickly as possible. Fortunately, there are a few simple things you can do throughout your treatment to make sure you’re getting the absolute most out of it. Before you know it, your perfectly straight smile will be staring back at you in the mirror! (more…)
June 19, 2017
Gaps can occur between any of your teeth, and when they show up in the front, they can really affect the overall appearance of your smile. The American Dental Association reports that as much as a quarter of adults have a gap (or diastema) between the two front teeth. If that’s your issue, the cosmetic dentist Ken Caryl trusts, Dr. Kutis, has a wonderful solution with cosmetic bonding.
May 12, 2017
You’re embarrassed, but it’s ok to admit it – you have a missing tooth and the blank spot in your smile not only affects your self-confidence, it negatively impacts other teeth as well. You’re young though, so you don’t want to resign yourself to dentures, but what alternatives do you have? With dental implants in Ken Caryl from Blue Sage Dental, your smile can be radiant again. In this post, Dr. Susan Kutis explains which patients are good candidates for this restorative procedure.
May 2, 2017
You’re ready for summer – you just got a great new haircut, you’ve been hitting the gym to shed the winter weight, and you’ve recommitted yourself to eating well in a quest to look great when you finally head to the swimming pool. But is there anything you’re forgetting? Since your smile is your most important physical feature, you should also pay attention to your pearly whites. In this post, learn how Blue Sage Dental, your premier cosmetic dentist near Ken Caryl, can give you the beautiful smile you deserve with their variety of superior smile makeover techniques.
April 23, 2017
Commitment can be hard, but sticking to your preventive dental plan couldn’t be more important for your smile health. When you schedule and attend two checkups and cleanings with your dentist in Littleton every year, you get something wonderful in return — a healthy, beautiful smile that lasts a lifetime. Regular hygiene visits are the best way to avoid the need for complex treatments like root canals, extractions, and other things nobody ever wants to have. So now the question is, when was your last visit to the dentist?
March 27, 2017
You hate to admit it, but your smile makes you frown. You chipped a tooth when you were a kid, and some of your teeth are crooked – plus, with all the coffee you drank to get you through your Master’s degree program at UC Denver you have some serious stains. You deserve a great-looking smile, but you don’t want braces, and they wouldn’t address all your issues anyway. You wish there was one treatment that would fix everything, but there isn’t – is there? With porcelain veneers in Littleton from Blue Sage Dental, you can finally get the smile you’ve been dreaming of. Learn all about this natural-looking, long-lasting upgrade in this post.
March 15, 2017
You’ve brushed and flossed your entire life – you take care of your teeth twice a day, every day. But, are you using the correct technique when completing your oral hygiene regimen? How can you even tell if you’re taking care of your smile properly? With these tips from Blue Sage Dental, your dentist in Littleton, you can brush up on your skills and keep your grin shining bright.
February 28, 2017
When you’re looking for a dentist to care for your and your family’s smiles, you want to spare (almost) no expense. It’s worth putting in the time to ensure you’re getting the very best. But with so many options in the Denver area, how can you decide on just one dentist? We advise you to look out for these five things: experience, impressive case studies, reviews, complete services, and a wonderful staff.