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Patient Communication System

Appointment Reminders A year ago, we implemented a new patient communication system. This system is integrated with our practice management software. One of our main goals was to be able to provide timely reminders to patients about upcoming appointments. The system uses text messages, emails, or if […]

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2018 Rocky Mountain Dental Convention

2018 Rocky Mountain Dental Convention

 Dental Convention, Denver, CO On Thursday and Friday of last week, the staff and I attended the 2018 Rocky Mountain Dental Convention (Jane and Judy also stayed in Denver to attend the Saturday sessions).  We try to attend this conference every year as it offers classes on […]

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Mouth Burns – Dos and Don’ts

Mouth Burns Have you ever taken a bite of food or a drink of a beverage that is hotter than anticipated? If the temperature is high enough, you can burn your tongue, cheeks, or worse, the top of your mouth. What should you do if this happens? […]

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Dental Procrastination is Expensive

Dental Procrastination = $$ If you’ve read through the pages on our website, you know that our dental philosophy stresses prevention of dental problems. This is important because dental procrastination is expensive. Last fall, I received a call from an out-of-state relative who hadn’t seen his dentist […]

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Habits That Aren’t Good For Your Teeth

Habits That Aren't Good For Your Teeth

Well, it’s been awhile since our last blog post. October found me back in Nebraska two different weekends, once for a football game (don’t ask), and the second time to celebrate my dad’s 96th birthday. November found us busy with therapy dog events and kid visits.   That […]

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COMOM 2017 – Free Annual Dental Clinic

COMOM 2017 – Free Annual Dental Clinic

This past weekend, Colorado Mission of Mercy held its annual free dental clinic, this year in Pueblo, Colorado. I volunteer at this clinic when I’m in town, but unfortunately, I was out of state this year. Luckily, we had several staff members – and a dog – […]

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Be Smart About Halloween Candy

Be Smart About Halloween Candy

Halloween Candy It’s that time of year – Halloween is just around the corner. As a parent or as someone giving out candy, what do you need to know? Candy Harmful To Teeth We’re not sure that there’s such a thing as candy that’s good for your […]

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Rubber Dam – An Important Dental Tool

Rubber Dam - An Important Dental Tool

Not every dentist uses a rubber dam when performing dental procedures on patients. Not all patients understand what rubber dams are or why they are used. In fact, I had a patient in the office yesterday who recently transferred from another office.  She had no idea what […]

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Fluoride Helps Prevent Cavities

Benefits of Fluoride Today’s Gazette Telegraph includes an editorial from the Sun Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Titled “Fluoride’s Benefits are Settled,” the article brings up an important point about dental health. Decades of scientific research shows fluoride helps prevent cavities and is safe in the amounts […]

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Should You Brush Your Teeth? Yes, But….

Should you brush your teeth? As a practicing dentist of 30 years, the answer from me is a definite yes. But, that comes with some qualifications in terms of scientific data, brushing that is actually harmful to your teeth, and other things besides brushing that can help […]

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Mark T. Albers, D.D.S.
We made a big mistake when we left as patients of Dr. Albers when he moved his office north. But after about six months without his skills and great staff, we realized that such an exceptional dentist is worth any amount of extra drive time, so we returned. We also appreciate his very solid family and community values.

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Mark T. Albers, D.D.S.
2155 Hollowbrook Drive
Suite 20
Colorado Springs, CO
80918

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