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Is It a Mouth Ulcer? How to Tell and What to Do

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The reason we develop mouth ulcers is still not known and may vary widely from person to person. However, we are sure of one thing – these sores are painful and annoying and affect how you speak, eat, drink, and even brush your teeth.

Types of Mouth Ulcers

Mouth ulcers also referred to as canker sores, appear in the soft tissue of your mouth and gums. There are three main types:

  • A herpetiform ulcer (HU) look like herpes sores, hence the name. However, unlike herpes, a canker sore is not contagious. Since HU ulcers tend to recur quickly, it can seem like the condition never improves.
  • A minor ulcer causes minimal pain and often clears up ...

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3 Reasons to Extract Wisdom Teeth

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Have you ever thought about wisdom teeth and why we get them?

Wisdom teeth, also referred to as third molars, are the teeth that are farthest back in your mouth. Everyone is different, and some people never get wisdom teeth, but there are usually two on top and two on the bottom.

Why Do We Have Wisdom Teeth?

When our ancestors were foraging around for food, their diet consisted of hard nuts, leaves, roots, and meat that required a lot of chewing power. Your wisdom teeth are a holdover from this time, so considering our diets are primarily made up of processed foods, they no longer serve any practical purpose.

Why Extract Wisdom Teeth?

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Seeking the Right Dentist in Stapleton for Your Family

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Choosing a dentist is right up there with choosing a family physician or pediatrician for your child because we are all part of your healthcare team.  While modern medical and dental insurance plans play a role in how you choose your care, it shouldn’t be your number one reason for making your choice.

Here are some other points to consider:

Someone with Experience and a Good Reputation

If you can find a dentist that a friend or family member recommends, that is often the best route, as they are already trusted by someone you know. One thing to consider is that you have the same goals for your smile. In other words, don’t take ...

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How to Know You've Found a Great Dentist

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Going to the dentist is a necessary part of life and finding their care adequate should be at least a minimum requirement. How do you know that you’ve found a truly great dentist? Read on.

You Actually Enjoy Your Dental Appointment

We realize this is a tall order, and most people searching for a dentist in Stapleton may not expect to look forward to their dental exams and cleanings. We hope to turn that feeling around by providing you with the very best, personalized care that makes you feel like you are valued.

Our team values include improving lives by caring for people, not just teeth.

You Leave with that Feeling Fresh Feeling

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Welcome to Central Park Dental

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Hello and welcome to the newest addition to our website, an informative blog that will touch on common questions or topics of interest in our office. Central Park Dental is a general dentistry office in the Stapleton neighborhood of Denver, CO. We are a family dental practice providing care for both kids and adults. The practice is owned by Dr. Karlyn Taylor, a longtime Stapleton resident, and she is thrilled to be serving the community.

Our treatment philosophy:

Our approach to dental treatment is centered around prevention and maintaining optimal oral health. Did you know that many oral diseases have been linked to systemic health conditions? Keeping up with your regular care ...

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