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 »

Six Smile Safety Tips For Healthy Teeth and Gums This Summer

With summer in full swing, your family is likely busy with a new routine involving cookouts, sleepovers, camping, vacationing abroad, or even just hanging around the house and a staycation. What you’re likely not doing is getting the kids up for school and keeping to an established oral hygiene routine. No matter what your family is doing to enjoy the... read more »

First Month of Limited Reopening

Happy Monday, but more importantly, WABTW (We Are Back to Work)! It was wonderful being lumped in with nail salons and tattoo parlors in the eyes of the government of Colorado, but kids with accidents, cavities, and "What is that?” questions were building up. It was time! And it is nice to be needed. My staff and I reacquainted ourselves... read more »

Infection Control Blog 4/2020

Hello Friends and Patient Families! Hope you are all safe and finding the silver linings to staying out of the public. We at Big Grins Pediatric Dentistry are doing the same. Like Tom Petty says, “The waiting is the hardest part.” When we DO get back to the clinic, we will be ready! A lot of you have called to... read more »

A Message From Big Grins Regarding Covid-19

A message from Big Grins regarding COVID-19. I wanted to reassure you that we are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and preparing for any potential impacts to our dental practice community. Our goal is to stay well-informed, plan effective protocols, and, as always, keep the safety of our patient families and team a priority. As a pediatric dental practice, we... read more »

Dental Fluoride 101 for Parents

February traditionally rings in Valentine's Day with hearts, chocolate, candy, flowers, and stuffed animals, but it's also National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM)! Long after Valentine's goodies are gone, your child's healthy smile can last a lifetime. NCDHM is sponsored by the American Dental Association and each year the campaign targets a different dental health goal. February 2020's theme is:... read more »