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Want to Save Money? Practice Prevention!

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With the cost of dental insurance constantly rising, you might want to explore a more effective form of dental insurance – preventive dentistry! You might think it sounds silly, but a small investment into maintaining your oral health is always more affordable than treating broken teeth or periodontal disease, or replacing missing teeth.

If you do have dental insurance, you will also notice that is designed for prevention, not treatment. Most preventive services have full coverage – often 100 percent – and they sometimes do not require the payment of a deductible. When getting into larger treatment, dental insurance is often closer than having a discount than it is to ...

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Causes and Meanings of Bad Breath

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If you suspect you have bad breath, the best way to get an honest answer is at the dental office. Relying on your friends and family to be honest about bad breath is not always the best plan because they may be hesitant to hurt your feelings by mentioning bad breath.

If you are looking for a dentist in Montrose, CO, Dr. Ken Cory is here to help you achieve excellent oral health and fresh breath.

Causes and Meanings behind Bad Breath

In dentistry, we are not referring to the kind of bad breath that comes from garlic or onions, which is temporary. We are referring to bad breath caused by bacteria and ...

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Oral Health Issues You May Not Notice

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Is it time for your next dental exam? Do you need a reliable, experienced dentist in Montrose, CO? At Mountain West Smiles, we welcome new patients of all ages to our dental family and look forward to providing you with the outstanding dental care you deserve.

Your Dental Cleaning & Exam

Dental exams are important! Unless you are very in-tune with your oral health, you may not notice when a dental condition arises. Many oral health conditions are silent until they are well advanced. Only then do common conditions such as gum disease and decay cause pain. By then, it could be too late to save your tooth.

Since enamel protects your teeth ...

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What to Expect at Your Dental Exam

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Patients avoid the dentist for a number of reasons. If it has been awhile since you have been to the dentist, you may be worried about your next exam and what Dr. Cory could find. Some patients even worry about being scolded or made to feel guilty because of the state of their dental health. At Mountain West Smiles, you never have to worry about being made to feel bad about your oral conditions. We will simply focus on helping restore good oral health and comfort for your smile.

Whether it has been only six months or it has been six years since your last dental exam, here is what you ...

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Advantages of Professional Teeth Whitening

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For those who want a whiter, more beautiful smile, it can be overwhelming to try to find a product that will get you the results you want; especially since so many products say they whiten teeth, from chewing gum to over the counter gels. Yet, no over the counter whitening product will give you the same results in the same amount of time as in-office whitening procedures. At Mountain West Smiles Family and Implant Dentistry, we offer both in-office and at-home treatments so you can get the best results in a time that fits your schedule. 

Professional Whitening 

  • Safer product – Though most whitening products are safe to use whether they are ...

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The Importance of Regular Teeth Cleanings

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One of the most important steps in your oral hygiene routine should be to make sure you see your dentist at least once a year for cleanings and check-ups. Even brushing twice a day, flossing, and using mouthwash don't ensure that your teeth and mouth are healthy and even though these are good habits to help you maintain your dental health, it's may not always be enough.

Why You Need Regular Cleanings

  • Preventive care - Cleanings work alongside your daily oral hygiene routine to make sure that your teeth and gums are healthy. It is impossible to remove all of the plaque from your teeth even with daily brushing and flossing, and ...

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Don't waste your dental insurance!

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Fall is in the air and it is that time of year again to take advantage of your dental insurance. Dental benefits will reset by December 31st and whatever you don't use will be lost forever. If you still need a cleaning this year or you have a dental treatment that has not been completed, call our office and schedule your appointments.

We look forward to seeing you very soon!

 

Dr. Ken Cory and the entire Mountain West Smiles team

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