Do you equate a healthy, attractive smile with teeth that are dazzling white and cavity free? Absolutely! Yet, while these are undoubtedly major factors, the condition and health of your gums is another part you shouldn’t overlook. Gums play an important role in the health of your smile and are also linked to your overall […]
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Welcome to the Blog of Tim Owens, DDS, where we strive to enlighten and inform our patients on topics relating to dentistry, healthy living and the Northern Colorado community.
It’s hot out and you’re sooo thirsty! You get yourself an ice, cold slushie and begin to slurp it back…then it happens: That instant intense pain in your forehead… Brain-Freeze!! The Brain-Freeze It’s also called an ice cream headache, or a cold-stimulus headache, but the actual scientific term is sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia. Regardless of the name, if you’ve ever […]
At Owens Dental, we want all our patients to enjoy the benefits of a complete smile! One of the best choices patients with missing teeth can make is tooth replacement with dental implants. Dental Implants: The Process Nothing replaces a missing tooth like a dental implant. It’s a tiny post made of titanium, a […]
Does eating a cold spoonful of ice cream or sipping on a hot cup of coffee cause you discomfort? What about when you walk outside during our Colorado winters and that icy-cold air hits your teeth? Ouch! The culprit could be overly sensitive teeth, and unfortunately this condition is all too common. In fact, Dentistry Today reveals that one out […]
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 […]
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 […]