Bittersweet Family Dentistry Blog
July 23, 2017
You’ve been using teeth whitening strips you got from the store for a few days now, and you notice…absolutely no difference in the color of your smile. You read the instructions again, and you’re sure you’re using them correctly, so what is the problem?
In reality, many generic whitening treatments simply aren’t strong enough to yield dramatic results, and on the other hand, some can be so potent that they actually damage your teeth and even bleach your gums! If you’re wanting to whiten your smile in the safest and most effective way possible, the best approach is to have it done professionally by your dentist. Most often, there are two kinds of treatments dentists can use to brighten your teeth: in-office and at-home. Today, we’re going to cover both of them so you can find the perfect way to make your smile shine. (more…)
July 11, 2017
Usually, when you visit your dentist in Greeley, you walk in and out the practice with confidence in your smile. But this time, you just visited your dentist for a professional cleaning and thorough exam and they have unfortunate news: you need dental work. A dental crown to be exact. What now? Don’t fret. Dr. Buffington and Dr. Forney are both here to help you every step of the way to restoring your full dental health.
May 23, 2017
Springtime is just beautiful in Colorado! It practically takes effort not to smile at what you see around you. Dr. Buffington and his team also want you to be able to smile when you see your own smile. With this in mind, the cosmetic dentist in Greeley offers a number of procedures that will alter, conceal or reshape imperfections. Read on to learn more about the various treatments and how each one can improve the appearance of your teeth.
April 19, 2017
If you are faced with tooth loss, your dentist in Greeley, Dr. Shawn Buffington, recommends replacement as soon as possible. If you qualify, dental implants in Greeley are your best options because today’s dental implants realistically mimic the look, feel and function of your natural teeth. Would you like to know if you qualify for dental implants? Would you like other questions answered about how implants are placed and what life is like with these highly successful artificial teeth? Read some important information here about these exceptional prosthetics and how they repair and enhanced gapped smiles.
March 27, 2017
If you’re new to Colorado, finding a dentist in Greeley may be the next “to-do” on your checklist. For most people, choosing a new dentist usually comes down to surveying a few friends and neighbors for a recommendation. If you don’t have any solid references, we’d like you to consider a few things. When you choose a new dentist, you’re making an important decision for you and your family. Buffington Family Dentistry understands that you’re entrusting the well-being of you and your loved ones with us when you step into our office. We provide compassionate, comprehensive care designed to meet your family’s individual dental needs.
February 15, 2017
You bit down on corn on the cob and heard a loud “crack.” Your tooth hurts because a large piece of it chipped off. Before anything else, contact your dentist in Greeley at Buffington Family Dentistry. You’ll receive compassionate, accurate advice to stabilize that tooth and get the treatment you need fast.
January 24, 2017
So, you’ve experienced dental problems in the past? Most of us have. Contrary to popular belief, it’s not healthy to leave open spaces or damaged teeth in our mouths. Missing or damaged teeth had to have begun with trauma or previous oral health problems, and leaving them as is will likely lead to more. Our dentists, Dr. Shawn Buffington and Dr. Mark Forney, recognize the risks involved with a flawed, incomplete smile. Dental crowns may be the restorative dental solution you’ve been looking for. Meet your next restorative dentist in Greeley by visiting Buffington Family Dentistry. (more…)
December 17, 2016
When your tooth is failing or already missing, it impacts your life in many ways. For example, you may not be able to properly chew or eat the healthy foods you used to enjoy, and your nutrition may suffer. You may also feel self-conscious or embarrassed about your missing tooth, and your confidence suffers. The good news is that there are solutions and Dr. Shawn Buffington can help! Here’s more information about dental implants in Greeley.
November 5, 2016
When it comes to cosmetic dentistry, there are a lot of misconceptions surrounding the topic. Often, people view cosmetic dentistry as a service for the elite or for those who are vain. However, this could not be further from the truth. People from all walks of life choose cosmetic dentistry to enhance their oral functions. In addition to improved oral functions, you can also increase your outlook on life while gaining a more attractive smile. As your dentist in Greeley, we offer smile makeovers to achieve the benefits of a confident, beautiful smile.
October 18, 2016
You partner with your Greeley dentist to create and maintain a beautiful, life-long smile. But, if tooth loss occurs through injury, decay or gum disease, Dr. Mark Forney can offer you the modern standard in tooth replacement: dental implants. These artificial teeth look, act and feel like natural teeth.