Opening the Big Grins Playroom!

At long last, Big Grins is getting back to a state of normal! Hugs and handshakes are back!  With over half our county population vaccinated, the CDC has relinquished the mask mandate for adults. Vaccinated adults need not wear them in our office. Unvaccinated adults are encouraged but not required to wear masks. Unvaccinated children will still wear masks in... read more »

Getting Back to Normal

April Showers bring… more vaccinations! More than a year has lapsed since our play room has closed. The fact that our play room is closed is the biggest bummer to our patients as they walk through it. BUT… we are excited for the increase in vaccinations that we are getting closer to our world “pre-COVID”. Larimer County is hoping for... read more »

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 »