Dry mouth can be caused by the climate, medications, any number of factors. But did you know that dry mouth can cause adverse problems for your dental health? It’s true. Watch this video interview with Dr. Schope about dry mouth and what you can do to help protect your dental health.
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The world of dentistry has come a long way since the Stone Ages when chisels and mallets were used to remove a decayed tooth. Discover how the toothbrush, toothpaste, and anesthesia has changed and evolved dentistry to what we know it to be today.
You know the drill. You lose a tooth, and place it under the pillow to be replaced with a beautiful new treasure by none other than the Tooth Fairy. The Tooth Fairy has been around as long as anyone can remember, but even so, she is a pretty mysterious creature. When you take a look… Continue Reading
Most of us think that dentists only perform routine examination and tests of your mouth during every visit. However, a dentist also performs an oral cancer check during your routine dental visit. Such a test is included in the regular list of dental screening tests. For oral cancer screening, your dentist will ask you to… Continue Reading
Parents know that getting their children into the dentist can be an impossible task. Many children dislike having their teeth treated and checked by the dentist. They may hide, lash out and do everything they can to avoid having to go to the appointment. For many parents, it can be hard to force their children… Continue Reading
Here’s a helpful tip from your local Colorado Springs dentist: Most of us are aware about possible harmful effects of smoking on our health. However, you may not know that smoking can even be bad for your teeth. Continuous smoking can cause yellowing of teeth that can lead to severe gum disease. The disease causing… Continue Reading
In this video, Colorado Springs dentist, Betty Jo Schope, DDS, PC, explains the patient benefits of digital dentistry. She also refutes the myth that digital dentistry costs patients more money. Video Transcript: “Digital dentistry is basically allowing us to use current technologies where we use computers to assist us to do different aspects of dentistry,… Continue Reading