Colorado Springs Special Needs Community Champions

We serve the special needs community like no other practice in the Colorado Springs area. Our practice has a heart for the special needs community and decades of experience working with these patients. If your loved one has special needs, he or she may not be able to tolerate traditional dental care. However, good dental … Continued

Silver Fluoride In Dental Care

Silver diamine fluoride (SDF) has long been used outside the US in dental treatment, and has been gaining popularity in the US since its approval by the FDA. It was cleared for use in 2014 by the FDA to support the treatment of dental sensitivity in adults over age 21.  The “off-label” use, or use … Continued

Dentures versus Dental Implants: What you need to know

Missing teeth can have a negative effect on our self-esteem, our smile, and even our health, which is why some people look to dentures as a viable option for replacement. In today’s dentistry, however, there are more options for tooth replacement than simply dentures, and those options may be a better fit. We want to … Continued

Modern Dentistry Colorado Springs

Miles from Washington’s Wooden Teeth Dentistry has come a long way from its beginnings in 1530 and even since it was established as a profession in American in the 19th Century. (Source: Modern Dentistry Wikipedia) Specialists now exist to support dental health, and advances in dental health have created everything from improved sedation methods, same … Continued

How to teach your kids to brush their teeth

Good oral health is just one area of hygiene we want for our children. Healthy habits are something we all work to instill in our children while they are young, and a daily habit of brushing teeth is critical. Peter McIntyre DDS is a family dental office in Colorado Springs and he offers several tips … Continued

Does flossing work?

It seems this question wouldn’t cause so much controversy, but it has been in the news lately. “There is little proof flossing protects your teeth or gums” Headline from Today.com It seems scientific studies cited by these reputable news sources are showing no benefit to flossing. Even Public Health England declared there was no value … Continued

10 things to know about getting a Dental Implant

Are you considering getting a dental implant? People suffering with missing teeth are now considering dental implants as a viable option instead of temporary fixtures such as bridges and dentures. Here are 10 things you should know about getting a dental implant. Dental implants create a foundation for permanent tooth replacements. They are artificial tooth … Continued

Family Dental Care

Family dental care may not be something you consider fun, maybe not as fun as family game night, but it is important for your family’s overall health. In fact, role modeling a healthy dental experience for your children can make a huge difference in their perspective of dental care and have a positive impact their … Continued

Emergency Dental Colorado Springs

Emergency Dental: What you need to know to stop suffering today Tooth Pain. If you have it, you want it to stop, now. Broken tooth. If it happens, you need a solution, quick. Most dental services tend to fall in the preventative or restorative care areas, but there are times when an emergency dental visit … Continued

How to Choose Great Colorado Springs Dentists

How to Choose Great Colorado Springs Dentists When it comes to our health, we don’t take our service providers lightly. Not only should they be knowledgeable, but also friendly and offer the type of service we want in the environment we are comfortable in. Colorado Springs dentists are a part of the health and wellness … Continued