Brush and Floss for Healthy Gums!

Mountainview periodontics periodontics of Cherry Creek Brush and Floss for Healthy Gums! September is Gum Care Month. So this month, we want to focus on how you can maintain healthy gums through good oral health care. One of the easiest ways to help prevent gum disease is to brush and floss every day, so, therefore, it is imperative to know the correct way to take care of your teeth and gums. Series of dentist showing correct method of brushing teeth

September is Gum Care Month. So this month, we want to focus on how you can maintain healthy gums through good oral health care. One of the easiest ways to help prevent gum disease is to brush and floss every day, so, therefore, it is imperative to know the correct way to take care of […]

Breastfeeding Issues Tied to Tongue-tied Babies

Mountainview blog post Breastfeeding Issues Tied to Tongue-tied Babies August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month. Breastfeeding in general is a process that requires patience and commitment on everyone’s part, and when a baby isn’t latching, an additional element of stress is introduced to the equation. Baby shoes on baby bed

August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month. Breastfeeding, in general, is a process that requires patience and commitment on everyone’s part, and when a baby isn’t latching, an additional element of stress is introduced to the equation. When babies have difficulty latching onto the breast or a bottle they may fail to thrive and this is not […]

Everything you Need to Know About Cleft Lips and Palates

Everything you Need to Know About Cleft Lips and Palates Mountainview periodontics periodontics of cherry creek in glendale, co Dr. maryanne butler, dr. amy riffel One in 700 babies is born each year with a cleft lip, a cleft palate, or both. Besides its devastating emotional and social impact, this common congenital disability can also jeopardize a child's long-term health. Children in a park

One in 700 babies is born each year with a cleft lip, a cleft palate, or both. Besides its devastating emotional and social impact, this common congenital disability can also jeopardize a child’s long-term health. Fortunately, incredible progress has occurred in the last half-century repairing cleft defects. As a result, today’s children with these birth […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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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 […]