What is Teeth Clenching and Grinding?

Clenching and grinding one’s teeth (also referred to as bruxism) is a common dental problem. Grinding often occurs at night and is when an individual repeatedly moves their teeth back and forth against one another. Clenching generally happens during the day and is when we squeeze our teeth together forcefully. The precise cause of clenching and grinding is… Read more »

What is Dental Erosion & How Can I Treat it?

To fully comprehend tooth erosion, it is necessary to understand what tooth enamel is, why it’s important and the role it plays in tooth erosion. Tooth enamel is a dense, thin, outer material that covers your teeth. The enamel on your teeth helps to provide protection against substances, such as acid and sugar that may… Read more »

Our Intra-Oral Scanner Makes Dental Impressions a Breeze

When you have certain dental procedures performed, such as dental implants or crowns, your dentist will nee to make impressions of your teeth. In the past, this meant having a certain kind of goop called alginate put on your teeth, which can be an unpleasant sensation. Thanks to advanced technology, however, we can take digital… Read more »

Different Holiday Celebrations Share a Focus on Family

As the days shorten and the weather begins to chill, many Colorado residents are beginning to think about the holiday season. At Trailhead Dental, we understand the important role of tradition in celebrating winter holidays. Today we’re looking at some of the more popular holiday traditions that will be celebrated throughout our nation this winter…. Read more »

3 Festive Events to Check Out This December!

The holiday season is right around the corner, and the team at Trailhead Dental understands what a busy time the coming weeks can be. Many of our patients prefer to schedule their dental appointments in the first few weeks of the month of December, before the hustle and bustle of the holidays is fully underway…. Read more »