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Why Office Environment Matters

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Most people do not necessarily consider going to the dentist to be their favorite experience. For some people, going to the dentist can be a real source of anxiety. And if your dentist’s office is not a warm, inviting place, this might trigger anxiety over visiting the dentist even more.

As your dentist in Denver, CO, the entire team at Highland Smiles go out of their way to ensure that your visit to the dentist is as relaxing and comfortable as possible. Let’s talk a bit about how we do that.

The Importance of Dental Office Environment

When you think of the dentist office, you might think of the sounds you hear when ...

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Watch the team take on the Cheek Retractor Bubble Blowing Challenge!

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Our patients know that the Highland Smiles crew does whatever it takes to give the office a friendly and light-hearted atmosphere. In the video below, they've taken it to the next level by participating in the internet-popular "Cheek Retractor Bubble Blowing Challenge" Watch now and head on over to our Facebook page to let us know who the winner should be (post in comments) Thank you for being part of our fun Highland Smiles Family!

 

 

 

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BIG NEWS IN OCTOBER!!

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Check out our October specials!

  • New patients will receive free take-home teeth whitening kit.
  • We are now offering an in-house membership plan!
    • Pay an annual fee and get two cleanings, two exams, two fluoride treatments, and x-rays as needed for exams.
    • No waiting periods
    • No frequency limitations or exclusions
    • No deductible
    • No annual maximum on benefits
    • Immediate enrollment
    • No claims processing

Call our Denver Highland dental office for more info!

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Why We Take X-rays

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Have you wondered why the dentist takes x-rays?

Reasons we take x-rays:

  1.  Examining areas prior to performing procedures.    
  2. Looking for infections at the tip of the root.  
  3. Checking for bone loss. 
  4.  Inspecting for decay between teeth and under fillings. 
  5. Reviewing changes during growth and in-between visits.

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Dental Fun Facts!

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  • NO CAVITIES? There is evidence to suggest that in prehistoric times, early humans didn’t really have cavities because they didn’t consume sugar!
  • TONGUES ARE LIKE FINGERPRINTSIn addition to being one of the strongest muscles in the body, tongues have a unique “tongue print”.  Researchers are working on 3-D imaging machines to take tongue prints.
  • KNOCK ON WOODMuch to the astonishment of many Americans, George Washington’s legendary dentures were not made of wood!  They were made from a combination of elephant and hippopotamus ivory.
  • SPEAKING OF ELEPHANTSElephants have six sets of teeth throughout their life!  The final teeth are over eight inches long from front ...

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