Regular Dental Cleanings & Exams

Dr. Thomas Ouellette and our team recommend that you visit us for a dental cleaning in Denver, Colorado, at least twice a year. Even if you brush and floss perfectly, professional cleanings are needed so that tartar buildup can be removed and so that our dentist can detect any dental issues early on. We have found that our patients feel... read more »

What Do You Know about Dental Floss?

The amazing benefits of dental flossing is an often-overlooked portion of dentistry that often goes unappreciated. Dental floss is designed to clean your mouth and reach the hidden areas in the inner recesses between your teeth to achieve the perfect clean. If your teeth and gums remain bacteria-free, they can continue to shine and work effectively for the rest of... read more »

Are Your Teeth the Cause of Your Bad Breath?

Are your teeth the cause of your bad breath? Bad breath, also known as halitosis, is the result of a nasty or foul odor deriving from your mouth. It is usually caused by poor oral hygiene but it may also be a symptom of a far more serious ailment within your mouth or body. Everything from the foods you eat... read more »

Gum Disease: Risks & Indications

Gum disease attacks the gums and tissues that surround and support the teeth. This infection is a major cause of tooth loss in adults. Gum disease is caused by plaque, the sticky bacteria that form on the teeth. Gum disease is usually painless, so you may not know that you have it. However, there are some warning signs of this... read more »

The Facts About Your Age and Your Teeth

As you start to get older, you may notice a few changes in your mouth. Similarly, there are a few things you’ll need to do to keep if you’d like to keep your teeth healthy. You see, many factors can impact your oral health, and as you age you’ll be more likely to be exposed to a variety of them.... read more »

Do the Daily Four and Your Smile Will Love the Holidays

October kicks off the seasonal festivities with Halloween and autumnal parties, but October is also National Dental Hygiene Month. While we are always eager to spread awareness for oral health at Thomas E Ouellette, DDS, PC in Denver, Colorado, we are excited to share the National Dental Hygiene month message of Do The Daily 4. This message is designed to... read more »

How to Heal After Scaling and Root Planing Treatment

Scaling and root planing in Denver, Colorado, is a beneficial treatment that can help you improve your oral health after it has been affected by gum disease. However, the treatment does require a recovery period, and our skilled dental team is happy to give you the tips you need to fully recover and have the best experience possible. We recommend doing... read more »

Controlling Plaque to Prevent Cavities

Welcome to the office of Thomas E. Ouellette, DDS, PC, in Denver Colorado! Today we would like to talk a little bit about dental plaque and how it impacts your smile. Streptococcus is a bacteria living in the mouth which feeds on sugars and starches left behind after eating, creating acid. If this acid is not removed by daily brushing and... read more »