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Cosmetic Dentist Serving Lakewood, Denver, Golden & Nearby Colorado

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I want to provide some information about the current advisories for our dental practice.

Health officals have requested that dental offices in Colorado close for a period of three weeks. Therefore, IF you have a future dental appointment with either Dr Greenhalgh or our dental hygienists, they are CANCELLED. We will be contacting you about re-scheduling those appointments to a future date. 

computer screen displaying dental benefits messageThe National Association of Dental Plans estimates that over 97% of individuals have unused dental benefits at the end of each year. If you're not one of the 2-3% of people who has actually used their benefits, you should schedule an appointment immediately. You're paying insurance premiums (even if they are split with your employer). You may as well use the benefits that you've paid for.

Halloween is just a few days away. If you have young children, they are most likely excited about putting on their costume and going trick-or-treating on Thursday. This Halloween ritual is a favorite for many kids, and for good reason. What can be better than coming home with a giant bucket of candy? There’s nothing wrong with letting your kids enjoy some Halloween candy, but it’s important to have a plan in place for making sure these sweet treats don’t cause cavities.

Seeing a dentist for regular checkups is key to living a healthy life, but not for the reason you may think. Did you know that your dentist does more than keep your teeth clean? They help keep your mouth cancer-free.

Oral cancer affects more than 50,000 Americans per year. Oral cancer screenings as part of your routine dental appointments are your best defense against this disease.

Bad breath is a common, and very embarrassing problem. The last thing you want to do when meeting with new clients, acquaintances, or even friends is to leave a lasting impression with your bad breath!

More than 80 million people suffer with bad breath. What they may not know is that bad breath can be the body’s way of indicating that something else is wrong. Bad breath can be caused by a variety of factors, such as: