4 Ways to Brush Up Your Brushing Habits

We all know that brushing and flossing are fundamental oral health habits. But sometimes, we let the familiarity cause us to slip into some bad routines, despite our best intentions. Luckily, it’s never too late to brush up on your brushing habits! Speed Demon: One of the most common habits... Read more »

Can Fluoride Make Your Smile Stronger Than Ever Before?

Can fluoride make your smile stronger than ever before? Although the benefits of fluoride are wide-ranging, there is evidence to suggest that fluoride can protect your teeth from the dangers that lurk within your mouth. With fluoride supplementation, your teeth stand a better chance at fighting back against tooth decay.... Read more »

Treating Toothaches

If a toothache comes, you know you are in for a long day or night. Understanding how to treat your toothache could take the pain away and help you get back to your life. Here at Hampden Dental Care in Lakewood, Colorado, our team is devoted to helping you overcome... Read more »

Improve Your Oral Health Care with the Assistance of Sedation Dentistry

Improve your oral health care with the assistance of sedation dentistry. Sedation dentistry is used to apply mild sedatives to a patient to help them relax and can range from a wide variety of treatments from a calming, relaxed feel all the way down to a deep sleep. Listed below... Read more »

Stress Can Destroy Your Smile

Stress can destroy your smile, often in more ways than one. Deep stress and anxiety have been known to not only throw off sleep patterns but also affect your diet and your daily health care habits. All of these missteps in your self-care can even affect your smile. Oftentimes, stress... Read more »

Are Dental Veneers Successful in Creating Smile Makeovers?

Are dental veneers successful in creating smile makeovers? Dental veneers are a robust tooth restoration treatment that can not only enhance your smile, but they can also conceal and cover up many negative or unrepairable aspects of it. Dental veneers work by designing a thin yet durable shell that is... Read more »

Common Questions About Water Flossers

Water flossers are an alternative to dental floss for individuals who suffer from weak joints, old age, or even have dental treatments that are not easily cleaned with thread. Listed below are common questions about water flossers: What is a water flosser? a.) A dental floss thread that is always... Read more »

Dental Bridges, Implants, and You

Over the past twenty years, the dental industry has seen great improvements when it comes to the application of dental implants. When they first came onto the market, dental implants were primarily used only to replace only one tooth at a time. Now your dentist, Dr. David Edlund, can replace... Read more »

The Effects of Dental Health on Overall Health

You are likely among the many who do not realize the ways that issues in the mouth can affect other parts of the body. An abscessed tooth, an infection which usually results from severe tooth decay, occurs at the root of a tooth. An abscessed tooth manifests as a very... Read more »

Back To The Basics: Remember To Visit The Dentist

If you look at the list of services we provide at Hampden Dental Care, you will find a variety of restorative options. While we are happy to be able to offer this for our patients, we also want to prevent you from needing them. That’s what general and family dentistry... Read more »