Addressing an Abscess

An abscess is an infection in your tooth caused by bacteria. The infection may start out as minor pain or discomfort, but as it the infection gets worse and develops into an abscess, you can experience a fever, swelling, pain, and a bad taste and smell if the abscess starts to drain into your mouth. If left untreated, an abscess... read more »

The Basics to Flossing

Do you wish you could find a better way to floss your teeth? If so, Drs. Engelhardt, Beseda, and Nelson with Engelhardt & Associates in Fort Collins, Colorado, has exciting news for you! Flossing is essential to your oral health, and a key factor in keeping your oral health in tip-top shape. Luckily, there are many ways to floss, so... read more »

Dental Findings on Gum Disease Risk Factor Prevention

Even if your oral health is an optimum condition, dental damage can arise at any time. Even a single oral health hazard can severely hinder and impair your teeth and gums and leave you susceptible to future dental damage. Thus, it is always important to have effective prevention planning treatments in place and have risk factor assessments for various forms... read more »

Teach Your Smile About Dental Sealants

Are you aware of your oral health risks in regard to dental erosion damage? Dental erosion, also known as enamel erosion, occurs when harmful acids slowly wear down your tooth enamel. If your tooth enamel continues to be worn down, infections can occur, and tooth decay can arise. Thus, preventive treatments must be used to help keep your smile safe.... read more »

Solving the Puzzle of Cracked Tooth Syndrome

If you sustain a trauma to the head or the mouth that results in a lost or broken tooth, there will be no mistaking it. You will have pain, blood, and possibly swelling. And, you will have a tooth or pieces of your tooth. Of course, you need to call your dentist and make an appointment to see them as... read more »

Are You Informed about Cavity Prevention?

Are you looking to enhance your oral health care? Are you looking for additional ways to prevent cavities? Usually, as with all oral health care treatments, it is essential to focus on keeping your teeth clean by eating and drinking the right substances and keeping your teeth clean with oral health care treatments such as brushing and flossing. For more... read more »

Smile Wide with Toothbrushing Care

Caring for your toothbrush is essential to make sure that your toothbrush continues to function as it is expected to. If for any reason your toothbrush has been contaminated or extremely worn down, it will need to be replaced. With a minimal amount of effort, you can make sure that the products you are using to clean out your mouth... read more »