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Welcome to the blog of Arvada dentist Dr. David Eaton. Check back frequently for useful information about our services, our practice, and news you need to know to keep your smile strong and healthy!

50 Shades of White Teeth

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There’s an old commercial in which a teacher asks a room full of small children to name the color of her teeth. Rather than hearing the standard ‘white’ she is showered with colors like Ecru, Mother of Pearl, and Beige! It was a funny but painful example of the many shades and variations of a […]

Which Medications Cause Dental Cavities?

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If you are a middle-aged adult or older who has suddenly started to get cavities again, you might be wondering why you are suffering from a childhood problem so late in life. Maybe you’re worried that you might have to give up on dessert from now on. You should know that you are not the […]

A Timeline for Your Dental Treatment

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Coordinating your dental care to fit into your busy lifestyle can be a challenging endeavor. Whether you are hoping to squeeze in a few fillings on your day off or have a dental crown replaced before you leave for a vacation, you will find that the planning process is difficult if you don’t have an […]

Talk to Your Dentist about Dentures

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Today’s dentures aren’t what they once were. While it’s true that dentures are still useful for replacing missing teeth, they are no longer seen as the huge chompers that sat in a glass on your grandparent’s night tables. These days, dentures are fully customizable to be so lifelike that they can’t be distinguished from real […]

Tooth-colored Fillings are Modern Works of Art

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Tooth-colored fillings are a perfect example of the tremendous advancements that we’ve seen in dentistry over the last three decades. There was a time when having a cavity filled meant that you could expect an unattractive metal filling that could be easily seen whenever you opened your mouth. Thankfully, times have changed, and dentists in […]

What to Do for a Chipped Tooth

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Chipped Tooth Trouble A chipped tooth is not something you plan for on a regular day with a toddler, during a sports practice with a child athlete, or during a vacation skiing or snowboarding, yet these times are often when they happen! Make sure you’re prepared with how to handle it immediately after a tooth […]

Dietary Dos and Don’ts for Better Dental Health

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Although you know that certain foods can have an effect on your waistline and your health, did you know that your food choices can also have an effect on your teeth? As you enjoy the summer season in Arvada, consider these dental dos and don’ts to make your dentist proud. Pickles. The acid that turns […]

Lasers: High-Tech Dental Care That’s Affordable

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Laser dentistry may sound a little “space agey” and expensive. And while dental procedures performed with a laser do deliver top-tier service and results, Dr. David Eaton of Ward Road Dental also makes laser treatment affordable. Dr. Eaton’s goal is to provide advanced dental care for Arvada patients. To do this, he uses state-of-the-art tools […]

What Is Your Dental Disease Category?

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The word ‘disease’ has a scary reputation. When speaking about your general health or dental health, it’s a word that no one wants to hear. The truth is that a disease is simply an abnormality or disorder. Of course, some diseases can be more troublesome than others, but any disease can be harmful enough to […]

Advantages of Dental Implants to Restore Your Smile

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You shouldn’t put off replacing missing teeth. An incomplete smile can negatively impact your appearance and your health. Everything from your confidence to your diet can suffer. Your relationships with family and friends may deteriorate because of your embarrassment over your smile. In Arvada CA, our patients rely on Dr. David Eaton for comprehensive, leading-edge […]