Many people dislike the way their smile looks due to issues like stained teeth, crooked teeth, or chipped teeth. A cosmetic dentist can help to correct all of those problems. But what if your dissatisfaction with your smile has nothing to do with your teeth? What if it is related to your gums instead? If you have excess or uneven gum tissue that interferes with your smile’s aesthetics, you have what is known as a “gummy” smile. A procedure called gum contouring may be able to help.(more…)
July 10, 2020
May 11, 2020
Whether you are the type of person to offer a hug or high-five when you see your dentist in Ken Caryl, you understand that certain greetings simply are not possible right now. With the reminder to practice social distancing when among those outside your household, you will need to look for an alternative way to greet your dental team when you arrive for your next appointment. But what other ways are there? Let’s spend a few minutes discussing why it’s best to avoid the typical handshake and how else you can say hello without making contact.(more…)
April 7, 2020
Until statewide restrictions surrounding COVID-19 are lifted and dental offices reopen, patients are being left to maintain their smiles as best as they can since regular checkups and cleanings are not possible at this time. If you are one of the many individuals who do not want to hear that you have multiple cavities during your next dental visit, find out what you can do to keep your teeth and gums in good shape while at home.(more…)
November 9, 2019
According to the Diabetes Research Institute, more than 30 million people in the U.S. have diabetes. Are you among those millions? If so, you have likely received some education on how you can manage your condition and what may happen if it is left uncontrolled. In this blog post, a dentist in Ken Caryl honors National Diabetes Month by discussing just one way in which unmanaged diabetes could affect you — it can have a drastic impact on your oral health.(more…)
May 7, 2019
Are your gums bleeding when you brush or floss? When oral issues are left undiagnosed, they can progress into something more serious. Recent research shows that getting gum disease therapy in Ken Caryl before the problem progresses could reduce your risk of life-threatening illnesses such as strokes. Learn how your oral bacteria are connected to your heart health and how you can protect yourself below.(more…)
March 10, 2019
At Blue Sage Dental, we believe that everyone deserves a happy, healthy smile. That extends even to those who can’t afford to pay for dental care. Recently, our own Dr. Susan Kutis was elected to be on the charity arm for the Colorado Dental Association (CDA). In this position, she will help plan and execute the CDA’s charitable programs, which are designed to provide necessary dental care to those in need. In this post, learn more about Dr. Kutis and the CDA’s three major programs for their charitable work Give Kids a Smile Day, Colorado Mission of Mercy (COMOM), and the CDA’s Charity Fund Grants.(more…)
February 9, 2019
Did you know that around 80% of the US population is affected by gum disease at some point in their lives? This common problem rarely gets the spotlight, which is why February is National Gum Disease Awareness Month. Without getting gum disease treatment in Ken Caryl, this disease can lead to damage of your gums, bone, and even tooth loss. Additionally, research has linked gum disease to more serious overall health conditions. Keep reading to learn why it’s important to take care of your gums and what warning signs to look out for.(more…)
December 5, 2018
Some friends and family can be so hard to buy for during the holidays. If they’ve ever been unsure about what it is they want, sometimes a great way to make them happy is to give them a boost in confidence! A quick and easy way to do this is to schedule an appointment for teeth whitening in Ken Caryl.
The beauty of this treatment is not just its ability at whitening teeth effectively, but in just one appointment! Here’s what you can expect.(more…)
November 10, 2018
Once the end of the year rolls around, the most pressing matter on your mind is probably how you’ll decorate the house this year or what gifts you need to get for family members. Unfortunately, maximizing dental benefits is not typically at the forefront, but it’s still incredibly important.
Benefits often get wasted and oral health gets put at risk, which is why a dentist in Ken Caryl is ready to make the process of maximizing benefits this year simple. Here’s how you get started!(more…)
October 15, 2018
Are you one of the many people who enjoy munching on popcorn kernels from the bottom of a popcorn bag? Or do you or your children enjoy sports and recreational activities? Unfortunately, these are just some of the situations that can lead to dental emergencies – and often when you least expect them! The good news is that, after calling an emergency dentist in Ken Caryl, there are some immediate steps you can take until your appointment to manage the pain and minimize the damage to your teeth. Keep reading below to learn how you can be prepared for the most common emergencies!