If you are scheduled for cancer treatment due to a recent diagnosis or relapse, oral health is probably not your first priority. However, the team at Almeida & Bell Aesthetic Dental Center urges you to give some attention to your teeth to prevent or minimize common cancer-related dental complications. According to the National Institutes of […]
The Five Stages of a Cavity
You may have heard that once tooth enamel is eroded, it’s gone forever. This is partially true, but in the earliest stage of enamel erosion, a cavity can be reversed. Reverse a cavity before it needs a filling If you can prevent cavities in pre-teens, there’s a better chance that their teeth can stay healthy […]
Bleeding Gums After Your 6-Month Cleaning?
Regular dental check-ups and cleanings are important for ideal dental health. However, some dental patients worry because their gums tend to bleed after a thorough cleaning. Is this a problem? Well, it depends. If your gums bleed for a day or two, you don’t need to be concerned. But, if the bleeding and tenderness last longer, […]
3 Critical Things You Didn’t Know About Kids’ Cavities
It’s time to think differently about childhood tooth decay in Lone Tree. Unless you’ve been keeping up with the research (and who does?) you might have an incomplete understanding. Here are three essential things to know about children’s dental health. 1. Tooth Decay Is The Most Common Childhood Disease Over 4 million preschoolers have decay. […]
When it Comes to Your Smile, Don’t Settle For Less
Don’t Settle for a Smile You Aren’t Happy With No one likes to settle for less than the best, especially with something as important as your smile. Adam Almeida DDS at Almeida & Bell Dental Cosmetic, Implant & Sedation Dentistry in Lone Tree in Lone Tree has the solutions for your smile problems. Fixing Small […]
Afraid of the Dentist? 5 Ways to Reduce Dental Anxiety
Talk to your dentist There’s something about having information on anything unknown that makes us feel less afraid or at least more self-assured handling the unknown. If you consider dentistry an unknown topic, maybe you can educate yourself by asking your dentist lots of questions. Find a dentist willing to listen to your fearful thoughts […]
47% of Adults Have Gum Disease: Are You One of Them?
A recent CDC report provides the following data related to the prevalence of periodontitis in the U.S.: 47.2% of individuals aged 30 years and older have some periodontal disease. Periodontal disease increases with age, 70.1% of people 65 years and older have periodontal disease. This condition is more prevalent in men than women (56.4% vs […]
How Much Do Dental Implants Cost In Lone Tree, Colorado?
Looking into how much dental implants cost and getting a straight answer can be frustrating. But there is a reason for that. I’m Drs. Dr. Almeida. Thanks for stopping to read my blog. I know it can be frustrating to look for the cost of getting a dental implant procedure done and find nothing solid […]
5 Smile Makeover Questions For Lone Tree Smiles
If you are considering a multi-procedure smile makeover or extensive restorative dental work, here are four considerations: All At Once Or Over Time? At Almeida & Bell Dental Cosmetic, Implant & Sedation Dentistry in Lone Tree CO, our smile makeover patients can often receive several (or all) procedures in one visit. It all depends on […]
5 Reasons To See Lone Tree’s Truly Amazing Dentist, Drs. Almeida and Bell
In this message from Almeida & Bell Dental Cosmetic, Implant & Sedation Dentistry in Lone Tree CO we look at the big picture. We think we will live forever, and we know more than our parents. As we age, we soon discover that invincibility fades, forever isn’t as long as we thought, and we begin […]