Archive for February, 2017
What happens if I don’t have my wisdom teeth removed?
One of the things Dr. John Montoya and our team at Boulder Dental Designs monitor during your dental appointments is the growth of your wisdom teeth, or third molars. Third molars generally begin to erupt between the ages of 17 and 25. Wisdom teeth may require removal for many reasons, including pain, infection, or growth […]
Ease up on your gums — don’t brush your teeth too hard!
A lot of patients go at their teeth like they were sanding an old floor—that is to say, way too hard! Brushing too hard is probably the most common mistake patients make in their oral care routine, and it can be detrimental to the gums and teeth. What can brushing too hard cause? Receding gums […]
Choose Chocolate on Valentine’s Day
From a student handing out sweets for her classmates to an older married couple exchanging boxes of candy, Valentine’s Day is the time of year when people like to show affection by gifting sugary treats to their loved ones. Whether you’re on the giving or receiving end of Valentine’s Day candy, you can celebrate the […]
Love your new smile? Tell us about it!
At Boulder Dental Designs, we have been creating beautiful smiles for years. Whether you have visited Dr. John Montoya and our team for a week or for your entire life, we would love to hear your thoughts about your experience! In fact, we encourage you to leave a few words for us below or on […]