Men and Oral Health

Mountainview Blog post: Spotlight: Men and Oral Health June is Oral Health Month. However, it is also Men’s Health Month.

June is Oral Health Month. However, it is also Men’s Health Month. So this month, we want to shine a spotlight on men and their oral health. Men are 17% more likely to get cancer than women. Men are also 50% more likely to have hearing loss as well as die of heart disease than […]

Aging is Inevitable, Tooth Loss is Not

Mountainview blog post Aging is Inevitable, Tooth Loss is Not Maintaining healthy teeth and gums can help you keep your teeth for life Portrait happy senior woman at home

Maintaining healthy teeth and gums can help you keep your teeth for life   Not so long ago, it was rare for an older person to go to bed without taking out his or her dentures. However, edentulism (toothlessness) has been declining in this country since the 1950s. According to the Centers for Disease Control […]

Signs & Symptoms of Oral Cancer

Signs & Symptoms of Oral Cancer mountainview periodontics periodontics of cherry creek in colorado dr. amy riffel and dr maryanne butler Dentist curing a female patient in the stomatology. Early prevention and oral hygiene concept

When oral cancer is diagnosed in its earliest stages, treatment is generally very effective. Any noticeable abnormalities in the tongue, gums, mouth, or surrounding area should be evaluated by a health professional as quickly as possible. Almost 42,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral or throat cancer each year. The 5-year survival rate of those […]

What is Gum Recession and Grafting?

What is Gum Recession and Grafting? Mountainview Periodontics in parker, co, periodontics of cherry creek in glendale, co Dr. Maryanne Butler, Dr. Amy Riffel Outdoor Head And Shoulders Portrait Of Smiling Couple In Park

Everyone wants or dreams of getting that “Hollywood Smile.” Nobody wants to hide their smile or be embarrassed by their smile. Whether it is getting straighter teeth, whiter teeth, or improving their overall appearance, there are plenty of options that you can do. One of the main issues in people’s smiles is their gum appearance. […]

Is Crown Lengthening Right For You?

Is Crown Lengthening Right For You? Mountainview Periodontics and Periodontics of Cherry Creek Maryanne Butler DDS, MS Amy Riffel DDS, MS, White teeth, Gingivectomy, gum disease, periodontal maintenance

What is crown lengthening? Crown lengthening is typically used for people who have a “gummy smile” where your teeth are covered with excess tissue. This process helps expose more of your natural tooth by reshaping or recontouring bone and gum tissue. This treatment can be performed on a single tooth, many teeth, or the entire […]

Understanding Gum Recession

Gum recession is a major point of concern for many dental patients. Receding gums expose the sensitive root areas of your teeth and can lead to a variety of problems, from severe gum disease to tooth loss. Fortunately, we have treatment options to reverse the gum recession and restore the health of your mouth. From […]

Juvenile Arthritis Month and Oral Hygiene

Juvenile Arthritis Month and Oral Hygiene Mountainview Periodontics & Dental Implants, PC in Parker, CO, Periodontics of Cherry Creek in Glendale, CO, Dr. Maryanne B. Butler DDS, MS., Dr. Amy M. Riffel DDS, MS.

  July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month. You might be asking, what does this have to do with dentistry or oral health. As you may be aware, your overall oral health can be affected by any underlying illnesses or health issues, as well as the medication you may be taking. And, vise versa. Bad oral […]

Men’s Health Week and Your Oral Health Care

Men’s Health Week and Your Oral Health Care blog 6.8.20. Mountainview Periodontics & Dental Implants, PC in Parker, CO, Periodontics of Cherry Creek in Glendale, CO, Dr. Maryanne B. Butler DDS, MS., Dr. Amy M. Riffel DDS, MS.

  Men’s health week is June 15-21, 2020. During this week we stress the importance of prevention and early detection of diseases that affect our American men. Our Cherry Creek office in Glendale, CO is no different. To do our part, Mountainview Periodontics & Dental Implants, PC is dedicating this blog to educating our patients […]

Welcome to Mountainview Periodontics & Dental Implants

  We are privileged that you have chosen us for your periodontal and dental implant needs. Periodontal disease can compromise the support of your existing teeth and implants. It can also have a negative effect on your overall health, function, comfort, and/or appearance. Our goal is to help you achieve optimal oral health and ultimately […]