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 »

Periodontal Maintenance

At the dental practice of Dr. Thomas Ouellette, we want our patients in Denver, Colorado, to know that healthy gums are as important to your smile as your pearly whites. So what can you do if your gums are bleeding? 1-Oral Hygiene: brush at least twice each day, and consider using an electric toothbrush as it can massage the gums to allow... read more »

Oral Health Facts About Alcohol

As you probably know, drinking alcoholic beverages can lead to serious health issues, but did you know that your smile can suffer as well? While you may have heard that certain drinks, such as coffee or tea, can stain your teeth, did you know that alcohol can wear down your enamel? If this happens, you may ultimately find yourself coping... 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 »