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Julie M. Gillis, DDS, PC

How Long Should Porcelain Veneers Last? 

September 15, 2020

Filed under: Porcelain Veneers — Tags: — Dr Julie Gillis @ 6:05 am

How Long Should Porcelain Veneers Last?  It is important to be able to comfortably discuss all of your concerns with your dentist, and with the dental team.  It is your mouth and your teeth we are talking about here!  How long should a porcelain veneer last?  This is a very good question and one that should be discussed with your dentist before you have the […]

Award-Winning Grand Junction CO Cosmetic Dentist Receives 2020 Accolades

September 8, 2020

Filed under: Practice News — admin @ 11:17 pm

For more than 25 years Dr. Julie Gillis has continued to provide top-quality general, cosmetic, and restorative dental care services to patients and families from throughout Colorado. Grand Junction, CO — Grand Junction cosmetic dentist and Accredited Member of the prestigious American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), Julie M. Gillis, DDS has spent her 25+ year career developing her state-of-the-art techniques and approach as well […]

What is the White Line on my Cheek?

September 4, 2020

What is the White Line on my Cheek? It is a good idea to complete a thorough examination of your mouth at least once a month with good lighting.  Get to know what it looks like below your tongue, at the very back and sides of your tongue, inside of your cheeks, under your lips, and at the back of your throat.  In this way […]

How Much Tooth is Removed for Veneers?

August 28, 2020

Filed under: Porcelain Veneers — Tags: — Dr Julie Gillis @ 9:01 am

How Much Tooth is Removed for a Porcelain Veneer? It is important to discuss all of your concerns with your dentist.  When patient’s ask us, “How much tooth is removed for a porcelain veneer?”  Our office explains it this way,  “It depends!”  And then we go over what this really means.  Note that the answer is similar whether we are shaping one tooth for a […]

What is the Procedure for Porcelain Veneers? 

August 24, 2020

Filed under: Porcelain Veneers — Tags: — Dr Julie Gillis @ 8:16 pm

What is the Procedure for Getting a Porcelain Veneer?  While there may be some differences between offices and from one porcelain veneer to another, I will describe the procedure for having porcelain veneers placed in my office (see AACD Accredited dentist, Julie Gillis DDS, Grand Junction, CO 81501). The same steps are followed whether you are receiving just one porcelain veneer or multiple restorations. When […]

Do You Need an Orthodontist to Straighten Teeth?

July 14, 2020

Do You Really Need a Dentist or Orthodontist to Straighten Your Teeth? You have probably seen the advertisements for straightening your teeth without the added cost and investment of time to  have your Dentist or Orthodontist do this for you.  You may have even had a consult with your Dentist because you are concerned about the alignment of your teeth.  We think that, YES, you […]

Can a Tooth Crown Move a Tooth?

June 23, 2020

Filed under: All Porcelain Crowns,Instant Orthodontics — Tags: , — Dr Julie Gillis @ 1:04 pm

Can placing a crown on a tooth move a tooth? Sometimes teeth erupt in funny locations.  Sometimes you are happy with your smile except for one tooth!  Did any of you answer the question, “Can a tooth crown move a tooth?”  If your answer was no. you are mostly correct.  I say mostly correct because a crown placed that is very tight and that pushes […]

COVID & Changes in Our Office to Keep You Safe

May 17, 2020

Filed under: Our Dental Office - What makes us unique,Safety in the Dental Office — Tags: , — Dr Julie Gillis @ 8:23 pm

You may have concerns for your safety and the safety of others when going to the dentist or going anywhere for that matter during this crazy COVID 19 Pandemic.  Our office is taking several new precautions to keep you and our team safe during this time.  Please see the video below to see firsthand some of the changes we are implementing. Our office monitors the […]

What Can a Dentist Do For Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

May 16, 2020

What Can a Dentist Do For Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea? What can a dentist do for their patients that have Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)?  Turns out that a dentist educated in recognizing and treating sleep apnea can do a lot!  To find out more ask if your dentist is providing screening and therapy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea.  You don’t have to  wait to have […]

Grand Junction Cosmetic Dentist Explains How to Find the Best Dentist For You

April 21, 2020

Filed under: Practice News — admin @ 11:29 pm

As a respected leader in the field of cosmetic dentistry, Dr. Julie Gillis provides expert guidance on choosing the most qualified dentist for aesthetic, restorative, and implant dentistry. Grand Junction, CO – Most individuals without complex dental issues find it relatively easy to choose a general dentist to perform professional cleanings and exams, but when it comes to selecting a dentist for more advanced procedures, […]