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. Read on […]

3 Great Reasons to Smile More in the New Year? Happy New Year & Welcome to 2017! If you’re working on your New Year’s Resolutions, we would like to offer up a rather unconventional suggestion…smile more! Let 2017 be the year that you release your beautiful smile – you’ll be surprised how much it can brighten […]

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. If you’re dreaming of […]

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. Not only do they help us chew our way through that delicious Thanksgiving feast, but […]

You’re having a baby, Congratulations! Excitedly, you contacted friends and family to share the life-changing news, but did you also remember to call your dentist? You might wonder, “What does my dentist have to do with our new addition to the family?” Well, dentistry may effect your pregnancy more than you might realize. The Oral […]

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 […]