If you can relate to these situations, you might suffer from sleep apnea: When you wake up you feel tired, even after a full nights’ sleep. Your family members complain about snoring or mention that you stop breathing during the night. The Facts According to the American Sleep Apnea Association (ASAA), some 20 million adults are affected by this […]
Tooth Be Told: The Owens Dental Blog
Emergency: A serious, unexpected situation requiring immediate action. Dental emergencies: can often consist of: re-attaching a veneer or crown, attending a knocked out tooth, or performing an emergency root canal or extraction. This is Not a Test! Emergencies can occur any time and without warning. This holds true with dental emergencies. When do you ever plan to […]
Dental-phobia is a common ailment, but… how revolutionary would it be to realize that it doesn’t have to be that way? Is it possible for a visit to the dentist to feel like less of an obligation, a nuisance, or something to be feared… and more of a pleasure and a joy?
With Thanksgiving coming up this week, it’s natural to be thinking about all of the things we’re thankful for. And as dental professionals, we’d be remiss if we didn’t place our teeth and our mouths at the top of that list.
You’re probably familiar with “White Christmas,” the song by Irving Berlin and the film by the same name. Here in Fort Collins, we’ll hope to get enough snow for one this year. But at Dr. Owens’ office, we’re focused on another type of white Christmas, one that concerns your pearly whites.
….Because didn’t George Washington have wooden teeth?
Many of us can’t remember our first dental visits. But we do remember acquiring general dental anxiety as the years have gone on. And while we may find it challenging to reverse this in ourselves, we can try to teach today’s children a positive dental mindset. They are the future, you know.
Do you ever wake up with headaches? Do you have excessive wear on your teeth?
With metal-free restorations, you’ll enjoy the benefits of a more natural appearance. Dr. Owens offers metal-free restorations to not only enhance the appearance of the restoration, but to offer numerous benefits traditional metal fillings can’t offer.
Crooked, gapped or crowded teeth — they don’t do your smile any favors. But once you’re past the age of 16 or so, you probably feel like you missed the boat on metal braces.