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 »

Tooth Decay Might Be Treated by a Cavity or a Crown

While the tooth enamel layer on each of your teeth is designed to be durable enough to resist the advance of bacteria, it is nonetheless possible for poor oral hygiene to allow tooth decay to develop. When this happens, you might notice a change in texture, increased sensitivity, or general state of discomfort in the tooth. In a situation like... 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 »

Why Not Brighten Your Smile for the New Year?

At our practice in Denver, Colorado, Dr. Thomas Ouellette and our team are excited to help you achieve a vibrant, healthy smile all year round. A healthy smile is one of your most valuable assets, as it can elevate your self-confidence in addition to your overall health. Our goal is to help you maintain your confident smile by offering a... read more »

Don’t Let New Cavities Destroy Your Teeth and Your Happiness

If you suffer from a new toothache, you may have a cavity. Don’t let new cavities destroy your teeth and your happiness. The effects of cavities can be nullified with the help of our dentists at Thomas E Ouellette, DDS, PC by using dental fillings. The two most common types of dental fillings are metal amalgams and composite fillings. Both... 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 »

If You Are Missing a Filling, the Tooth Might Need to Be Restored by a Crown

Fillings are designed to repair small to medium-sized cavities. As time goes by, older and larger fillings have a greater propensity to fail. Sometimes, bacteria can work their way between the seam of a filling and cause a new area of decay. When a filling is lost, there might not be enough healthy enamel remaining for your dentist, Dr. Thomas... read more »

Dental Crowns Fix Missing Fillings

Fillings are intended to repair small to medium-sized cavities. Even though a filling is designed to last a long time, the bacteria in your mouth can sometimes weaken the cement that is holding it in place. If a large filling is lost or if new decay has developed in the tooth, there might not be enough healthy enamel remaining to... 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 »