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Can you cure gum disease?

At Golden Dental Solutions, our team of dentists believe in preventative dentistry. Preventative dentistry, or preventative dental care, is an effective way of keeping the smile healthy and proactively caring for the teeth and gums to reduce the risk of complications. Some of the more common dental problems that are seen include gum disease and… Read More »


The six early and late-stage signs of gum disease

Drs. Nancy Gill, Dallas Kenson, and Evelyn Qi of Golden Dental Solutions in Golden, CO, want you to know that gum disease is not something to take lightly. Also called periodontal disease, gum disease is an infection of the tissues and bones that support your teeth. It is most typically caused by plaque, a sticky… Read More »


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The dangers of periodontal disease

Drs. Nancy Gill, Dallas Kenson, and Evelyn Qi of Golden Dental Solutions in Golden, CO educate patients on how to keep their smiles healthy. This includes brushing, flossing, and visiting regularly for cleanings and evaluations to catch problems in their earliest stages. This also includes the diagnosis and treatment of periodontal disease, sometimes referred to… Read More »


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Facts about gum tissue recession

Gum recession is a prominent issue for patients in the community of Golden, CO. It may occur gradually, but is often noticed by dental providers during routine evaluations and visits. In order to address this problem, patients need to visit with a dentist to get a proper evaluation and determine what can be done about… Read More »


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What puts a patient at risk of periodontitis?

Periodontitis, or gum disease, is a condition that can significantly affect a patient’s oral health and wellness. This infection develops in the soft tissues, and as bacteria multiples, can result in a variety of issues. In addition, it can lead to the loss of gum tissue, jawbone, and even natural adult teeth. While proper oral… Read More »


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How to keep your gums healthy

What does having a healthy smile mean to you? Does it mean having a beautiful smile that is bright and vibrant? Does it mean having fresh breath? Does it mean keeping the smile free from periodontal disease and tooth decay? No matter what you associate with having a healthy smile, it comes down to taking… Read More »


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How tooth loss is linked to mental and physical decline

With continued research into oral health, studies continue to show the link between tooth loss and certain concerns such as physical decline and impacted mental health and wellness. Even though these concerns can arise during the process of aging, research performed shows that patients with tooth loss may also be dealing with other concerns including… Read More »


What is the connection between oral health and strokes?

Experts have been well aware over time that there is a substantial connection between conditions such as gum disease and the health of one’s heart. Cardiovascular health continues to be a concern in patients who exhibit the later stages of periodontal disease. Gum disease is an infection that occurs in the soft tissues and is… Read More »


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Do You Know Why Teens and Soda Don’t Mix?

Teens and soda. The two go together like peanut butter and jelly, right? Most adults can remember gulping down a flavorful carbonated beverage at lunch or when watching the big game on Friday night. It’s difficult to imagine adolescence without certain cornerstones, soda and burgers and fries being some of them. The problem is, we… Read More »


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What to Expect from Laser Gum Treatment

Gum disease is one of the most prevalent problems addressed in the dental office. Because infection in the gums is a progressive problem, our preference is to treat the early signs of disease as quickly as possible. Without treatment, bacteria that cause infection in superficial gum tissue invade deeper spaces through periodontal pockets. The progression… Read More »


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