Electric vs Manual Tooth Brushes
Electric vs Manual Tooth Brushes

Benefits from an electric toothbrush VS a Manual Tooth Brush A question we ask daily is “Do you use an electric toothbrush or a manual toothbrush?” Manual toothbrushes are people powered; the person does back and forth circle motions and keeps track of the two minutes of brushing. Electric toothbrushes are battery operated and do...

Veneer, Teeth Whitening and Dental Cleanings in Colorado Springs
Regain Your Smile

You won’t always be able to hide behind the mask, let us help you regain that smile! As we learn more about the pandemic and take steps to control the spread of it we know that life will one day be back to a more normal way. One day we won’t all be able to...

Dentures Colorado Springs
New Dentures, Now What?

New Dentures, Now What? We see many different denture cases in our office. We love seeing a patient’s smile transform. Even though these may not be the patient’s natural teeth we still recommend our Colorado Springs denture patients come in every 6 months to see our hygienists. Now you may be curious as to why...

How Does Periodontal Disease Affect Our Health?
How does periodontal disease affect my entire body?

How does periodontal disease affect my entire body? There are many well-established links between our oral health and the health of our entire body (the oral-systemic link). Studies have shown that people who suffer from periodontal disease are as much as twice as likely to suffer a heart attack, and 3x as likely to suffer...

Dentures Colorado Springs
In-Office Loyalty Program

Mountain Springs Advanced Dental's Loyalty Program One of the most common things we see is patient’s who don’t come in because they don’t have dental insurance. Going to the dentist can be a costly experience, however it is just as important as going to a medical provider, as dentists are the medical provider for your...

Dental Office for Kids in Colorado Springs
Kids Oral Hygiene Mouth

Kids Oral Hygiene Did you know that February is Child Oral Hygiene Month? This month raises awareness for the education and importance of your child’s oral hygiene. Everyone is born with 2 sets of teeth, Primary and Permanent. Primary teeth typically erupt between the ages of 6months-3 years. Primary teeth consist of central incisors, laterals,...

Periodontal Disease & How To Treat It in Colorado Springs
I was diagnosed with Periodontal disease, what does that mean?!

Periodontal Disease Treatment Periodontal disease or periodontitis (otherwise known as gum disease) is a chronic long-term infection of the supporting structures of the teeth. In many cases, periodontal disease can go undetected for years before the damage is diagnosed. Like other chronic illnesses, such as diabetes and heart disease, periodontal disease is described as a...

Best Teeth Whitening in Colorado Springs
White Teeth – What Bleaching Systems Are the Best?

I want white teeth, what bleaching systems are the best? When have all new patients fill out a Dental History form. On the form we ask, what is one thing you would like to change about your smile? We see a lot of whiter teeth comments. Patients try everything from whitening toothpastes, whitening strips, and...

Do You Need Crowns?
Do You Need Crowns?

I need crowns. Does your Dentist do these? Dr. Patterson is a board-certified Prosthodontist. A Prosthodontist is a dentist who specialize in restoring severely damaged and missing teeth. They specialize in removable and fixed devices, cosmetic restorations, and mis-aligned occlusions. Dr. Patterson went through additional schooling and residency to become a board-certified Prosthodontist. Crowns are...

A Year in Review
A Year in Review

2020. It came, it saw, it wreaked havoc, and left a mess a behind. At the beginning we all had bright visions of what the year would bring. January was a busy month of planning ahead, finalizing 2019 and looking forward to how we could better serve our patients and their dental needs. February was...