Smile Makeover Luker Dental dentist in Greeley Colorado Dr. David Lucker

Smile Makeover

Smile Makeover Smiling with confidence makes you feel great. A beautiful smile is also an important social and professional asset. Yet there are many people who avoid showing their teeth in public or in photographs because they don’t like what they see. If that describes you, then why not start the process of getting the…

Mouthrinses Luker Dental dentist in Greeley Colorado Dr. David Lucker

Mouthrinses

Mouthrinses Numerous studies have shown that using an appropriate mouth rinse, in conjunction with regular brushing and flossing, is an easy and effective way for you to improve your overall oral health. As part of a regular program of oral hygiene, mouth rinses (which are sometimes called mouthwashes) can be effective at reducing plaque, controlling…

Fillings Luker Dental dentist in Greeley Colorado Dr. David Lucker

Fillings

Fillings If you have never had a cavity, congratulations! If you have had one, you are not alone. About 78% of us have had at least one cavity by the time we reach age 17, according to a 2000 report by the U.S. Surgeon General. Fortunately there’s a time-tested treatment for cavities: the dental filling.…

Orthodontic FAQs Luker Dental dentist in Greeley Colorado Dr. David Lucker

Orthodontic FAQs

Orthodontic FAQs What do orthodontists do? Orthodontists are dental specialists who diagnose and treat problems with the position, alignment or spacing of the teeth, and related irregularities in the face and the jaw. A number of special treatments, including braces and other oral appliances, are used to correct these problems. Why should I (or my…

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Sinus Surgery

Sinus Surgery If you want to replace a missing or failing tooth with a state-of-the-art dental implant (watch dental implant video), your dentist will first need to make sure that you have sufficient bone in your jaw to anchor the implant. This is true no matter what type of tooth is being replaced. However, if it…

Tips to Prevent Cavities

Tips to Prevent Cavities Cavities are little holes in teeth that can eventually cause big problems. They form when tooth-eroding acid attacks a tooth’s protective outer covering (enamel). This acid mainly comes from two sources: your diet, and certain oral bacteria that thrive in the absence of effective oral hygiene. If cavities are not treated…

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Preventative Dentistry

Preventive Dentistry You’ve no doubt heard it said that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. In dentistry, you might say it’s worth two pounds. Maybe even thousands of dollars. That’s because dental problems can become exponentially more expensive — and painful — the longer they go unaddressed. Fortunately, modern dentistry has…

Bad Breath Luker Dental dentist in Greeley Colorado Dr. David Lucker

Bad Breath

Bad Breath Bad Breath, or halitosis, is an embarrassing problem that affects millions. To combat it, many people use breath mints, chewing gum, sprays and mouthwashes. In fact, Americans spend billions of dollars each year on these products — even though they offer only a temporary fix. Getting rid of persistent foul odors on the…

Aging & Dental Health Luker Dental dentist in Greeley Colorado Dr. David Lucker

Aging & Dental Health

Aging & Dental Health Today, Americans are not only living longer — we’re also retaining our natural teeth longer than ever before. But this rosy picture isn’t free of thorns: Older adults tend to require increasingly complex dental treatments; are often more prone to contracting certain diseases; and sometimes find it challenging to keep up…