Wisdom Teeth Removal – Why and When

Lately, the latest trend amongst trending topics has been celebrities keeping their Instagram followers up-to-date on their dental health. This includes top A-listers like Paris Hilton, Lily Allen, and Emile Hirsch. Even Ariana Grande has gotten in on the act. Recently, Grande gave social media users a front row seat to the removal of her Read More

Labor Day – Signals Summer’s End

It’s that time of year again! Labor Day is our last chance to celebrate the summer. But what actually is the meaning behind Labor Day? Labor Day began in 1894. The US Congress decided that the first Monday of every September would honor the working men and women of our great country. This would include Read More

Buck Teeth – What To Do

Buck teeth, also known as a malocclusion or severe overbite, is much more common than we think. In many cases, buck teeth are a hereditary condition. But, it can also be worsened by prolonged thumb sucking, bottle feeding or the overuse of a pacifier. Throughout history, buck teeth have been the cause of bullying and Read More

Smile – It Offers Many Benefits

A simple smile holds the key to many wonderful secrets. When you flash a those wonderfully beautiful pearly whites, you are sending a message not only to the world but subconsciously to yourself. You are telling the world that you are happy and confident but also telling yourself. We all smile when we are happy Read More

Sunburn – Be Safe In The Sun

  The Team at Total Orthodontics knows that regardless of the many health warnings about skin damage from the sun, many still subject themselves to the burning rays of the sun for extended periods of time. More than one-third of adults and 70% of children have admitted to getting sunburn at least once or twice Read More

July 4th – Here Are Some Fun Facts

We celebrate American Independence Day on the July 4th every year. We think of July 4th, 1776, as a day that represents the Declaration of Independence and the birth of the United States of America as an independent nation. The Continental Congress approved the final wording of the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, 1776. Read More

Congratulations to All Graduates in 2017

Graduation is in the air during the month of June. Whether that graduation is from Junior High School, Senior High School or College, we want to express our hardiest congratulations to all of our graduates in Lone Tree and Greenwood Village CO. In many instances, parents often deserve congratulations as well for helping with homework, Read More

Father’s Day – Say Thanks To Your Dad

Father’s Day is certainly not the oldest holiday in the World or even in America. Usually, Dads are celebrated by getting a day to do whatever they want…which most Dads believe to be a great idea. You will see Dads playing golf, fishing, bowling, working on their Model-T-Bucket hot rod or just plain napping in Read More

Mother’s Day – Thanks Moms!!

Mother’s Day – Total Orthodontics wants to shout out a great big, huge, humongous THANK YOU to Moms everywhere. Mother’s Day falls on Sunday, May 14th this year. So Dads…do not plan any golf that day and kids…do not plan a movie with your friends. Plan on spending the day doing whatever it is that Read More

Easter – Some Fun Facts and History

Easter is not just about egg hunts, candy, Cadbury eggs and chocolate rabbits. For Christians, Easter celebrates the resurrection from the dead of Jesus Christ. It is a moveable holiday or feast since it does not occur on the same exact day every year. Most Christian churches in the Western part of the globe celebrate Read More

Orthodontic Retainers – A Necessity?

Orthodontic retainers…Do you really know how important they are? Okay, so you decided to invest in the straightening of your teeth. Your smile is perfect and you are absolutely delighted with your results from Total Orthodontics. Now what? Orthodontic retainers that were made specifically for you are the most important key to you maintaining that Read More

Tooth Decay – New Approaches To Repairing

Tooth decay…Did you know that for over a century dentists removed both healthy and diseased portions of tooth structure when treating patients as a preventative measure to avoid future decay? However, in the 1970s, a new treatment options emerged, in the dental field known as “Minimally Invasive Dentistry” (MID) attempts to preserve as much of Read More

Oral Hygiene – You Only Have One Mouth

Oral Hygiene … Okay we all know what oral means and the definition of hygiene is “conditions or practices conducive to maintaining health and preventing disease, especially through cleanliness”. Therefore it means taking care of your mouth and teeth. All dentists and Orthodontists like those at Total Orthodontics recommend being attentive to your teeth and Read More

Dental Abscess – Here Is The Info

A dental abscess, or tooth abscess, is an accumulation of pus that forms inside the teeth or gums. The abscess typically originates from a bacterial infection, often one that has accumulated in the soft pulp of the tooth. Bacteria exist in plaque, a by-product of food, saliva and bacteria in the mouth which sticks to Read More

Teeth As A Tool Is A Bad Idea

Care for your teeth! Have you ever been frustrated opening a bottle, container, prying open a lid, or ripping open a package with your hands? Jimmy Fallon, host of NBC-TV’s popular “Tonight Show” tried prying open a tube of scar tissue repair gel with disastrous results. For the 40 year old comedian, what happened next Read More

Revamp Your Smile With Orthodontics 2017

Orthodontics 2017…The New Year is the perfect time to make changes to improve your life, whether that means a new exercise program, healthier diet, or getting a healthier new smile. What better way to boost your appearance, confidence and achieve better dental health than orthodontics! Do you have any of these dental problems? • Crowding Read More