June 14, 2018
Should My Dentist Have a Diode Dental Laser? There are many different types of dental lasers, and your dentist should probably have a couple of them! I hope that this blog will answer the question, ‘what is a diode dental laser and should my dentist have one?’ Lasers have become so common that many […]
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May 25, 2018
TMJ Therapy – What is it and why should you care? The TMJ or Temporomandibular Joint is your jaw joint. Almost everyone has two of these! They are very much like knees – almost everyone has a pair and many have at some point in their life had some concerns with one or both knees. […]
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May 16, 2018
I just had a crown placed at my dental office and I was wondering this, how long do tooth crowns last? How long do tooth crowns last is a very good question! And, it is a question without an easy answer. In our office we like to tell our patients that how long do tooth […]
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May 11, 2018
What Kind of Tooth is a Mesiodens? What kind of tooth is a mesiodens? I will tell you and show you one! A mesiodens is an extra tooth, also called a supernumerary tooth, that occurs in the middle of the mouth. The typical location is between the upper front teeth. It may occur between the […]
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May 4, 2018
Are There Stem Cells in Teeth? Could it be that your teeth may someday save your life? There are stem cells in teeth! Dare I mention mesenchymal stem cells? Yes! Within your teeth are potent stem cells that could help with both medical and dental conditions. When people hear ‘stem cells’ they may think of […]
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April 27, 2018
Diode Lasers in Dentistry – Are they Useful? Diode lasers have improved the way we manage periodontal disease and gum disease. Used during a tooth cleaning, the Diode Laser will help inflamed gum tissues heal faster. But this is just one of many used for a diode laser! Shown below is a Diode Laser being […]
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April 16, 2018
AACD Accreditation – Purpose, Benefits, Process Accreditation in the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) serves to set standards for excellence in cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Julie Gillis became Accredited with the AACD in 1997. She was the very first dentist to become accredited in Colorado and is now one of only three dentists in Colorado […]
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April 9, 2018
Brushing and flossing – a lifestyle that may save your life! Why do I say this? In a study published in the Postgraduate Medical Journal by Bale, Doneen and Vigerust, in November 2016, they note evidence that pathogens (bacteria) found in periodontal disease are considered a contributing cause of arteriosclerotic vascular disease including heart attacks […]
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April 4, 2018
Who is Dr. Julie Gillis in the world of dentistry? My team and I are committed to continuing education. In fact each year, we exceed the requirements for state licensing. We constantly work to update our skills and implement new technologies to provide you with the highest quality dentistry as efficiently and comfortably as possible. […]
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March 30, 2018
Athletic Mouthguards or Sportguards How do you help prevent the kind of impact trauma seen here? Prevent this: With this: Athletic Mouthguards can prevent these types of traumatic injuries. Our office makes several types of Athletic or Sports Mouthguards with varying degrees of protection. What you need depends on […]
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