Entries by Garon Larsen, D.M.D.

Three Benefits of Implant-Retained Dentures

Getting a new smile after you’ve lost your natural teeth is a very exciting thing! It can feel overwhelming, but at the same time, the possibilities seem endless! Most adults still go for traditional dentures, but they soon discover that dentures aren’t always very comfortable. That’s why we love implant-retained dentures! They take dentures to […]

Modern Methods for Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry today offers a lot of simple and modern methods for improving the appearance of a patient’s teeth and gums. Thanks to developments in dental technology, what used to be a complicated and tedious procedure can now be completed in just one day! Here are a few cosmetic dental procedures that you can inquire […]

What to Look For in a New Dentist

When it comes to finding affordable cosmetic dentistry, or even simply affordable dentists, it can be hard to know where to turn. Whether you have questions about the cost of dentures or want a prescription for teeth whitening products, dental care is important and shouldn’t be left to any cheap dentist. So before you make […]

The Downside To Running They Don’t Tell You About

“Exercise is the single best thing you can do for your brain in terms of mood, memory, and learning,” writes Harvard psychiatrist John Ratey. Americans are all too familiar with the many health benefits of exercise, but is that the whole story? Certain types of exercise are much more likely to take a lasting toll on […]

Advantages of Tooth-colored Fillings

In the past, amalgam or silver filling was the only choice for people who needed to have a tooth filling. Although this type of filling was durable and inexpensive, it provided little or no aesthetic benefit to the patient. It can turn dark in a few years and was not really pleasant to see especially […]

Sleepless Nights Due to Sleep Apnea

Is your bed partner or room mate giving you sleepless nights due to his/her loud snoring? Is the snoring getting louder and longer than usual and becoming more and more frequent that it’s starting to affect your relationship? Although occasional snoring can come after taking certain medications or alcohol, constant snoring can be pointing to […]

How Stress Causes Bruxism and TMJ Disorder

Constant pressure at work and growing demands at home lead to stress. Stress can manifest itself not just in our relationships with others but even physically, in the form of pain, usually in the head (headaches and migraines) or in the neck and shoulders (muscle spasms and stiffness). Stress can cause the tightening of the […]

Invisalign Treatment Process

Are you looking for a better alternative to braces? Dr. Larsen provides the perfect solution to your bite problem. You don’t need conventional braces with metal brackets and wires that can interfere with your daily life. Instead, you’ll wear Invisalign removable aligners. The orthodontic treatment will gradually move your teeth into place according to the […]

Alpine Sleep Apnea Treatment

Sleep apnea is a condition wherein a person experiences breathing difficulties during sleep. Even though it is a fairly common condition, few people get a professional diagnosis and corresponding treatment. Moreover, people dismiss sleep apnea symptoms as normal, if embarrassing, behavior. There are two kinds of sleep apnea. Obstructive sleep apnea, the more common of […]