How early should a kid get braces?

Posted on August 15, 2014 What every parent should be asking: How early should a kid get braces? Hi, my name is Greg Evans, I am a (board certified) pediatric dentist practicing in Fort Collins Colorado. The question you asked is a very good one and one every parent and dentist should ask. Surprisingly, many… Read more »

What’s In A Toothpaste?

Posted on August 15, 2014 What’s in a Toothpaste? We have to remember in selecting a toothpaste that the marketing and selling of toothpaste in a billion dollar industry and is heavily influenced by advertisement. We have also seen a recent trend in that new toothpastes are not bothering any longer with the American Dental… Read more »

What Can I Do About Teething Pain?

Posted on August 15, 2014 What can I do about Teething pain? Hi, my name is Greg Evans, I am a (board certified) pediatric dentist practicing in Fort Collins Colorado. The question you asked is a very good one and one I answer frequently. Surprisingly, many professionals dental and medical don’t have the correct answer… Read more »

Ulcers, Cold Sores and Bumps

Posted on August 15, 2014 Ulcers, Cold Sores, and Bumps Oral pathology was a subject I loved in dental school, so abstract, so much to remember. I don’t like it so much now; now it happens to real people. For my patient population, I can thankfully say that almost everything I see falls into the… Read more »

Nitrous Oxide (Goofy Gas)

Posted on August 15, 2014 Spring in Fort Collins means we will soon welcome another class of Dental Assistants to our profession from Front Range Community College. As I prepare the Nitrous Oxide Certification course, I thought parents may be interested in gaining a good understanding of the drug and its use in children’s dentistry…. Read more »

Mouthwash for children; benefit or snake oil?

Posted on August 15, 2014 Mouthwash for children; benefit or snake oil? The foundation of any oral health program is going to have to center on the regular and frequent removal of plaque. There is simply no substitute for brushing teeth to physically remove the bacterial and acidic plaque for your kids. But in the… Read more »

Choosing Your Child’s Dentist

Posted on August 15, 2014 How should I choose my child’s Dentist? In this high tech era, one thing hasn’t changed. You still have to visit the dentist for treatment. As far as I know, no one has perfected the home version. And, the best dental treatment of all is preventive treatment. A pediatric dentist… Read more »

How often should I take x rays?

Posted on August 15, 2014 How often should I take x rays? Hi, my name is Greg Evans; I am a (board certified) pediatric dentist practicing in Fort Collins Colorado. The question you asked is a very good one and one I answer frequently. Surprisingly, many professionals’ dental and medical don’t have the correct answer… Read more »

Hey Sports Fans!

Posted on August 15, 2014 Hey Sports Fans! With Fall right around the corner, ‘tis the time to start thinking about preparing for… no, not school! Fall Sports! More specifically, does your child or teen have the proper gear for those contact sports: football, volleyball, basketball, lacrosse and the worst, trampoline horse play? Yep, anytime… Read more »

Facial Esthetics and Teeth

Posted on August 15, 2014 Facial Esthetics and Teeth Every so often I get a question about gum height or tooth size from my patients. What they are actually asking is a question about esthetics, the balance and harmony of a smile. What makes up a nice smile is a number of components; when they… Read more »