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X-ray machine for teeth
Jan 12, 2020, 7:16 PM
X-Rays are important tools used by dentists and orthodontists to identify problems with the teeth. X-Rays provide dentists with highly detailed photos of the teeth, bones, and supporting tissues. Many parents have questions regarding X-Rays for…
A plate of whole wheat bread and other foods
Dec 23, 2019, 9:34 PM
Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease, which causes an intolerance to gluten. When those who suffer from celiac disease consume gluten, their bodies don’t properly absorb the gluten, which damages the small intestines. While most symptoms of celiac…
Close-up of man vapping
Dec 17, 2019, 10:01 PM
It’s common knowledge that smoking cigarettes and using tobacco in any capacity can be harmful to overall health. Smoking causes problems in the throat and lungs but can also damage teeth and the soft tissues of the mouth.
Young lady sitting in dental chair with dentist looking into her mouth
Nov 27, 2019, 2:00 PM
People with an open bite have front teeth that either slant outward or apart, creating a space between the top and bottom front teeth when the mouth is closed. An open bite is considered a malocclusion, meaning the teeth aren’t properly aligned when…
Lingual braces on the interior of young mouth
Nov 13, 2019, 6:36 PM
Lingual braces are not as well known, but they are a great alternative to traditional metal braces. Lingual braces are placed along the backs of the teeth instead of the front, making them less conspicuous. There are also differences in terms of…
Young girl with braces and dentist in background
Nov 1, 2019, 10:21 PM
The answer to this question is: absolutely not! Your dental braces will not cause your teeth to loosen or fall out. This is a common question that orthodontists hear, so we want to address it for any concerned patients.
Attractive woman smiling with a toothbrush
Oct 21, 2019, 10:18 PM
Making sure to brush your teeth at least twice a day is a vital and necessary part of maintaining good oral hygiene. Brushing your teeth gently removes the plaque and bacteria that can cause dental cavities and the weakening of the tooth enamel. If…
Halloween
Oct 14, 2019, 9:19 PM
Fall is here and Halloween rings in the start of the sugar season! The next few months are likely to include an increase in sweets, treats, and plenty of hot chocolate. This is a great way to celebrate and spend time together, but it can have a…
Braces, No Braces
Sep 23, 2019, 7:50 PM
People who are confident and proud of their smiles tend to have higher self-esteem and are happier with their overall appearance. If you’re ashamed or embarrassed about your smile, it can cause you to be anti-social, shy, and less likely to smile at…
Mamelons
Sep 9, 2019, 8:45 PM
When your child’s permanent teeth begin to erupt, you may start to notice ridges on the ends of the teeth. These ridges and bumps are known as tooth mamelons. Mamelons are different for each person.

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3210 E. Woodmen Rd. #200
Colorado Springs, CO 80920

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Tuesday   8:30am-5pm
Wednesday   8:30am-5pm
Thursday   7am-3pm
Friday   Closed/Continuing Education
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    We offer orthodontics services for all ages, young and old - it’s never too late to correct your teeth and obtain the beautiful and healthy smile you’ve always wanted!

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    Address: 3210 E. Woodmen Rd. #200
    Colorado Springs, CO 80920

    Phone: 719.309.6823
    Fax: 719.309.6831

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