A Composite Resin Filling Can Repair a Cavity Visible in your Smile

Minute textures in tooth enamel can create areas that trap bacterial deposits, which promotes tooth decay and other oral health complications. This serious problem can be compounded, if the cavity is visible in your smile, and alters your appearance. In a situation like this, you should not delay in seeking treatment at Dr. Nicole Furuta’s Denver, Colorado clinic. If the... read more »

Cosmetic​ Dentistry Might Need to Restore a Tooth with a Porcelain Crown

Here at Lodo Dental, we understand that your smile's appearance means to you. That's why our highly trained dentist, Dr. Nicole Furuta, is trained and experienced at a wide range of cosmetic dental treatments. Many people with multiple cosmetic imperfections in their smile are interested in restoring the faces of their teeth with dental veneers. However, if you just have... read more »

Dental Trauma Can Cause a Toothache

A toothache is most commonly associated with untreated tooth decay. However, this is not always the case. There are also times when an accidental fall or a blow to the face can lead to a toothache. When this happens, the dental trauma can affect the root or socket of the tooth. In most cases like this, the toothache pain is... read more »

Frequently Asked Questions About CEREC® Same-Day Dental Crowns

With the help of modern technology and the advancements of the dental community, a wonderful new product from CEREC® can make dental crowns possible in a single day. If you have a tooth that is weak, broken, fractured, or damaged, it may be possible to diagnose the ailment and have a crown crafted for you all in the same day.... read more »

A Cracked Tooth Often Needs Quality First Aid and Professional Care

While it is rare, there are instances when an accident, blow to the face or other oral trauma can cause a significant dental fracture. When this happens, the damage to the oral tissues can sometimes be severe. The severity of the crack or dental fracture will often determine the first-aid and professional treatment needed at Lodo Dental. Immediately following the... read more »

All Dental Checkups Include an Oral and Pharyngeal Cancer Screening

Maintaining good oral health involves several different aspects. Beyond brushing and flossing your teeth each day, your regular dental checkup at Lodo Dental will clean your teeth and allow our team to monitor the overall health of your mouth. This also includes a screening for oral and pharyngeal cancer. Detecting oral and pharyngeal cancer significantly improves your chances of treatment... read more »

Picking Floss? We Can Help!

You probably know that there are a number of things you can do to protect your teeth. Similarly, you know that brushing and flossing are vital to your oral health. However, do you know how to determine the type of floss that’s best for your teeth? If you have large gaps in your teeth, you should consider dental tape or... read more »

Dental Sealants Can Help Protect Against Occlusal Cavities

The occlusal, or biting surfaces, of the molars and premolars in the rear of your mouth can have deep pits and fissures in the tooth enamel. On one hand, this helps the teeth grind and chew tough foods. On the other hand, these deep textures can also trap plaque and food particles, potentially promoting tooth decay. If your dentist, Dr.... read more »

Why Is Dark Chocolate Good for Your Teeth?

You probably know that sugary foods aren’t great for your teeth or for your overall health. However, did you know that other ingredients can positively affect the health of your mouth? Some foods, such as dark chocolate, could actually have a number of benefits. Sugary foods can create an environment where bad bacteria can grow and produce acids that can... read more »