Eating Disorders and your Teeth It is currently estimated that 10 million Americans are affected today by an eating disorder such as bulimia, anorexia, and binge eating. … Read more “Eating Disorders and Your Teeth”
Pancreatic Cancer and Poor Hygiene When visiting the dentist, it is easy to ignore the warnings from doctors and hygienists about the importance of brushing, flossing, and… Read more “Pancreatic Cancer”
Dr. Versman, Dr. Heller, and Dr. Beckman know that periodontal disease (gum disease) is a silent and unnoticeable disease that can be caused by many factors such… Read more “Gum Disease and the Evolution of Diet”
There are approximately 10,000,000 wisdom teeth removed each year. Why is that? During times of hunting and gathering, jaw bones were long and narrow. In the present… Read more “Getting Wise About Wisdom Teeth”
There are a lot of risk-factors when it comes to getting gum disease. Some can be genetic and some can be situational (smoking, bad oral health, etc). … Read more “Link Between Middle-Aged Men and Gum Disease”
Bacteria can be found everywhere: on your hands, when you touch a doorknob, at a restaurant, in the bathroom, etc. We sometimes get so caught up worrying… Read more “How Much Bacteria is in Your Mouth?”
Have you ever taken a bite of something very cold or a sip of something very hot and recoiled in pain? Do you ever wince with discomfort… Read more “What is Tooth Sensitivity?”
The first Periodontal Associates – The Dental Implant Team Hygiene Study Club of the new year was a huge success! We had a completely full class, and our very own Dr. Eric Beckman spoke about “Bone Regeneration Around Teeth and Implants: A Sound Foundation.” Thanks to all of the hygienists who came out.
Dr. Douglas A. Heller has been named a Colorado Parent magazine Top Dentist for 2016. “In partnership with the national firm Top Dentists, Colorado Parent has assembled a comprehensive list of Colorado’s best dentists.