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 […]

National Nutrition Month & Your Oral Health

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Nutrition plays an important role in overall wellness, including oral health. Eating well and maintaining a healthy diet can help reduce the risk of developing problems in your mouth, including periodontal disease. In fact, including certain foods as part of a nutritious diet has actually been shown to play a role in the prevention of […]

Healthy Gums = Healthy Heart

Mountainview Blog Post Healthy Gums = Healthy Heart Over the years there has been some debate about whether gum disease can cause heart disease if left untreated. That is why we like to say if you have healthy gums, you will have a healthy heart. Concept doctor to treat and care for patients with heart or about heart disease

  Over the years there has been some debate about whether gum disease can cause heart disease if left untreated. That is why we like to say if you have healthy gums, you will have a healthy heart.   So, is there a link between gum disease and heart disease? According to Dr. Simone Ricketts […]

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 […]

Tobacco and Your Oral Health

Mountainview Tobacco Awareness Month (2)

November is Tobacco Awareness Month. Because of this, we want to focus on tobacco and your oral health. Both tobacco and nicotine can affect your overall oral health. Whether you are smoking cigarettes, cigars, or a hookah or using chewing tobacco or an e-cigarette, it is important to know that all of these things can […]

Oral Hygiene: How Malnutrition Affects Your Oral Health

Oral Hygiene: How Malnutrition Affects Your Oral Health Mountainview Periodontics and Periodontics of Cherry Creek Maryanne Butler DDS, MS Amy Riffel DDS, MS, gum disease, oral health, Toothbrushes and oral care tools

Keeping up with your health is not always easy since you may need to go to several different doctors or specialists for various reasons. Luckily, your teeth are a different story. With help from your dentist, you can ensure that your teeth stay healthy and clean. Because October is National Dental Hygiene Month and also […]

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 […]