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How to Extend the Results of Teeth Whitening Dec 1st, 2019

A good smile goes a long way. As time wears on, however, food and drink can dull the brightness of your smile. To rectify this, you can get your teeth whitened. And whether it be through an at-home kit or in the dentist’s chair, you want to protect the investment...

Why You Should Never Ignore a Missing Tooth Nov 1st, 2019

Compared with other parts of your body, a tooth wouldn’t seem like that big a deal if it was lost. For starters, a tooth is fairly small, and if the missing tooth was in the back of your mouth, chances are other people wouldn’t even notice. It’s just one tooth,...

Straight Teeth Are Healthy Teeth: Why Alignment Matters Oct 1st, 2019

Your smile is your calling card, and if your teeth aren’t as straight as you’d like, it can make you embarrassed or self-conscious. But a wide, happy smile is only one benefit of better tooth alignment. Straighter teeth can also enhance your oral hygiene and dental well-being and guard against...

How Professional Teeth Whitening at the Dentist Compares to Over the Counter Products Sep 1st, 2019

If you’re thinking about getting your teeth whitened, you’re probably wondering if you should have it done professionally or do it yourself at home. Although over-the-counter whitening kits can save you some money, you won’t achieve the same results you’d get with professional whitening.  Let’s discuss how over-the-counter products compare...

Determining If Dental Implants Are the Right Choice For You Aug 1st, 2019

If you have chronic dental problems, have lost teeth, or have damaged or diseased teeth, you may be wondering whether dental implants are right for you. But what are dental implants? Are they beneficial to your dental health? What happens during dental implant surgery? Are dental implants a viable solution...

Do You Want Straighter, Whiter Teeth or a Less Gummy Smile? Here's Why Cosmetic Dentistry is For You Jul 1st, 2019

Whether you’re out with friends or making a first impression, the first thing that everyone seems to notice is your smile. If your teeth are stained, crooked, or misshapen or you have a gummy smile, you might be reluctant to show off your pearly whites. Regain your confidence by investing...

Foods and Drinks to Avoid After Your Professional Teeth Whitening Treatment Jun 1st, 2019

Are your teeth losing their natural brightness? Don’t feel embarrassed. Years of eating certain foods and drinking certain liquids can stain the outer layer of your teeth. The solution? A professional whitening treatment by Carl F. Lipe, DDS, or a member of his dental team.. Having your teeth whitened can...

Can Invisalign® Correct My Overbite? May 1st, 2019

When many people think of orthodontia, they imagine fixing crooked teeth. In some cases, however, problems can exist even when the smile is already picture perfect — for example, the overbite. Here at Denver Dental Implants in Denver, Colorado, Drs. Carl F. Lipe and Juliann Lyons offer expert care to...

3 Tips For Recovering From Oral Surgery Apr 1st, 2019

Whether you’ve just had dental implants inserted, or had to undergo an extraction for impacted wisdom teeth, healing from oral surgery requires time and care. While today’s sedation dentistry makes oral surgery virtually pain-free, you won’t be able to jump right back into your daily activities. Dr. Carl F. Lipe...

Periodontal Disease Can Cause Serious Health Issues: Here's What You Need to Know Mar 1st, 2019

The human body is an incredibly complex system, in which a seemingly small problem in one area can have a far bigger impact on another. And this can certainly be said of your gums. Almost half the U.S. population over age 30 has some form of periodontal disease, putting them...

How Do I Know If I Need a Tooth Extraction and What Can I Expect? Feb 1st, 2019

Do you have a toothache so bad that eating isn’t an option? You may think that you need to have your tooth removed, but that may not be the case. Here at Carl F. Lipe, DDS, in Denver, Dr. Lipe and Dr. Juliann Lyons do everything they can to save...

Boost Your Smile Confidence This Year With Veneers Jan 14th, 2019

Admit it: When you know you look good, you can’t help but feel more confident about yourself. That’s especially true when it comes to your smile. After all, your smile is one of the first things people notice about you, and that includes new acquaintances, “old” friends, bosses, and colleagues....

Holiday Parties: A Great Reason to Have Your Teeth Professionally Whitened Dec 14th, 2018

The holiday season is here, and for lots of people, that means holiday parties, social events, and family gatherings — in short, plenty of opportunities to have your picture taken. Sure, you can visit the salon, invest in a new outfit, and practice striking the most flattering pose. But if you...

5 Smile Flaws You Can Fix With Invisalign Nov 29th, 2018

Over the years we learn to hide certain flaws in our smile with different adjustments. Most people don’t realize just how many imperfections Invisalign addresses when it comes to misaligned teeth. Carl F. Lipe, DDS and his associates at Denver Dental Implants enlighten patients in Denver, Colorado about Invisalign and...

The Best and Worst Halloween Treats for Your Teeth Oct 16th, 2018

With the kids off their Halloween sugar high and finally in bed, what are you supposed to do with the leftover candy? Eat it, of course. One piece quickly turns into two, and two turns into five until you have a bellyache. The next morning, you wake up with more...

Are You a Candidate for Dental Implants? Sep 27th, 2018

Dental implants are the top choice for replacing missing teeth because they’re virtually identical to your natural teeth in both appearance and function. An implant is permanent, it replaces the tooth root (which keeps your jaw bone strong), and it makes your customized crown as sturdy as the original tooth.Carl...