Fixed Post Orthodontic Retainers

Happy Ides of March, whatever that is!  This time around I wanted to discuss the fixed or glued-in wire retainer that has become very popular with orthodontic patients. While these glued in wires that string along the lower front teeth or upper teeth have been around for a long time, we are seeing a huge increase in their use in... read more »

Happy Almost February!

Wow, after 2020 lasting a decade, this month sure flew by! We await February with bated breath, you remember? Children's National Dental Health Month! This is the year that the national Give Kids A Smile Day is 20 years old. Dentists from across the nation call attention to the dental needs of less fortunate kids and provide free dental care.... read more »

January News

  Happy New Year!  As the kids start back to a school routine of sorts, Big Grins is ready and waiting to reach your kids in a warm and positive environment!  We have expanded hours to Fridays, increased capacity for specialty appointments, and have upped our technology to better serve you. First and foremost:  We are very COVID safe for... read more »

Letter To Our Patients

Dear Patient Families, As a periodic update, I wanted to let you know about new issues with the practice of dentistry in Larimer County.  As of yesterday, Larimer County entered back into a high-risk Covid-19 surveillance category based on a combination of new Covid-19 infections and hospital bed availability.  This is obviously not good news headed into the cold season.... read more »

Fall 2020

Fall! The crispness of the mornings, the glowing yellow leaves, the smell of fall candles burning in the house, and the start of hoodie season. While we continue to manage the “2020-ness” of the season we are in, I am thankful for the change in seasons for something to look forward to. Juggling work and childcare, managing virtual learning, fires,... read more »

Practice Update

We are now working SEVEN days a week! As we enter our fourth month with Dr. Rachel at Big Grins, I thought I would give you an update on how Big Grins is doing. In a word: COMFORTABLE! (And I mean that in the kindest possible way.) Comfortable in that we are into a COVID preparation and prevention routine that... read more »