Create an Improved Oral Health Identity with Dental Erosion

The outer layer on your teeth is a thin layer of protection known as the tooth enamel. However, as stout as it is, it can be damaged. When your enamel is eaten away slowly over time due to harmful acids and plaque buildup, it’s referred to as dental erosion. To... Read more »

Flossing is Essential for a Healthy Smile

Are you looking for ways to help keep your smile healthy? If so, then good for you! Keeping your smile healthy is important, which is why our office here at Holmes Dental in Fort Collins, Colorado, is happy to talk to you about a key factor in your oral health,... Read more »

Take Control of Your Gum Disease

If you have gum disease then you might want to take control of it, so you can reverse this condition before you suffer painful results. Here at Holmes Dental in Fort Collins, Colorado, our team is dedicated to providing top-quality care, which is why we want to talk to you... Read more »

Fluoride and Benefits 101

Do you remember the fluoride program required in elementary? Instructions would be read by a supervisor and promptly followed. If not, the rinse program was probably not in effect yet. This was to ensure students were getting their dose of fluoride to protect their teeth. Fluoride is a preventative measure,... Read more »

A Lost Crown Needs Urgent Dental Care and Treatment

The crown restorations performed by the dentists at Holmes Dental’s Fort Collins, Colorado clinic involve securing the piece of dental work in place with a strong dental-grade adhesive. As potent as this bond is, there are still things like periodontal disease or dental trauma that can weaken it. Sometimes, you... Read more »

Can a Water Flosser Save Your Smile?

Can a water flosser save your smile? A water flosser is an interdental device that is customized to supplement your oral health care treatment using an alternative oral health care treatment method of cleaning between teeth. Water flossers work by using a unique device that can spray lines of water... Read more »

Oral Trauma that Results in Tooth Loss Might Need a Bridge Restoration

Oral trauma can come in different degrees of severity. Minor-to-moderate dental trauma can often be repaired by a dental filling or dental crown. In some cases when the pulp or root of the tooth suffered moderate harm, the tooth will need endodontic care via a root canal. In an extreme... Read more »

Are You in Need of a Dental Bonding Treatment?

Are you in need of a dental bonding treatment? Do you have any slight or minor issues with a tooth that can be fixed without completely encasing a tooth or covering it completely? If so, a dental bonding treatment may be your best option. Dental bonding works by applying a... Read more »

Dental Implants Can Bring Back Your Healthy, Functional Smile

Are you missing teeth in your smile? If so, dental implants are often the perfect choice to bring back your healthy, functional smile. Our dentist, Dr. Nicole Holmes is experienced with dental implants and are happy to tell you everything you need to know about restoring your smile with this... Read more »

Have Periodontal Disease? Scaling and Root Planing Can Help

Periodontal disease is one of the less talked about threats to your oral health. People mostly hear about cavities and dentures being the two main adverse effects of poor dental hygiene. However, periodontal disease is also something that patients should be aware of it. Periodontal disease starts by a buildup... Read more »