Brian Gurinsky, DDS, MS Blog

How to care for dental implants?

Dental implants are a great solution if you want comfortable natural looking teeth. As with any restorative procedure, you must have a good at home care routing to keep your smile looking great. Good oral hygiene is required with dental implants to increase the life of the implant. The recovery time for dental implants is

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How strong are dental implants compared to real teeth?

Dental implants can last a lifetime if they are cared for properly. If you are looking for a strong, permanent solution for your teeth, then dental implants may be right for you. Implants are the closest thing to having natural teeth in your mouth.  They not only look and feel natural, they are comfortable. Implants

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How do dental implants work?

If you are looking for a permanent solution for your teeth, then dental implants may be right for you.  Brian Gurinsky DDS, MS provides many restorative type procedures for our patients.  One of the most common procedures is dental implants. Dental implants are the closest you will get to having natural teeth.  They feel natural

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What are some of the advantages of dental LASER therapy?

If you notice you have inflammation or pain in your mouth or gums it may be time to consult with a Periodontist who can provide you with the options and benefits of a process called LASER therapy.  Gum disease is one of the most common diseases today. If gum disease is left untreated, it can

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What is the difference between a Periodontist and a DDS?

We all have choices when it comes to our dental care. Brian Gurinsky, DDS, MS strives to provide the most effective periodontal services available to our patients using state of the art technology. It is important to understand the difference between a periodontist and a DDS or Doctor of Dental Surgery, so patients are aware

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Tips to Make Your Smile Last Forever

Taking proper care of your teeth and gums is the best way to keep your smile healthy for life. Think of your mouth as the environment from which to eat, speak, smile, and laugh. All of these functions are important to the way we feel and the way we are perceived. When oral health is

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The Link between Gum Disease and Overall Health

How Preventing and Managing Gum Disease Contributes to Overall Health We’ve been taught since childhood that our oral health is important to maintaining a strong and beautiful smile. What you may not realize is that the condition of your gums can also affect other aspects of your health, making a significant impact on your overall

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What can I do about my dry mouth?

Dry mouth is common for those of us that live in Colorado and other dry places.  However, a condition called xerostomia (dry mouth) can also be the result of again, medication side effects, smoking, drinking alcohol, mouth breathing and various other causes.  Not only is it annoying to constantly be licking your lips and sucking

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Traditional Vs. Implant-Supported Denture

Patients with missing teeth have a variety of options available to them to restore their smiles’ function and aesthetic. Having the right dental prosthetic is essential to your lifelong comfort. Below we’ve highlighted the pros and cons of each treatment.   Aesthetics Traditional dentures have been the standard option for patients who have lost a full

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