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 […]

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 […]