Dr. Michael Adler - Boulder General Dentist Blog

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August 29, 2018

As school starts back up in Boulder, it’s a good idea to consider your oral health. The care you take of your teeth and gums has a profound impact on your oral and systemic health - and biannual visits are a key part of that care. If it has been longer than six months since your last dental visit, now is the best time to call 303-449-1119 to schedule your next appointment at Adler Advanced Dentistry. Located in Boulder, Dr. Adler welcomes patients from all surrounding communities including Lyons, Nederland, Louisville, and...

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August 16, 2018

dental implants boulder colorado dentistIf you have one or more missing teeth you may feel self-conscious about your smile. Having missing teeth can be embarrassing and may cause you to hide your smile from others in social situations. At Adler advanced dentistry, we believe everyone should have a beautiful healthy smile that you feel great about. That's why we offer dental implants as a permanent solution to replace missing teeth.

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July 24, 2018

porcelain veneers candidates cosmetic dentistry boulder coloradoCosmetic flaws with your teeth can affect your confidence and cause you embarrassment in social situations. You may feel awkward smiling or laughing if you have misshapen or discolored teeth. At Adler Advanced Dentistry, we want you to feel great about your smile so that when you have that next job interview, first date, or a big meeting, you’ll feel confident that your smile looks its best.

Fortunately, there is an easy,...

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June 29, 2018

pregnancy and sleep apnea risks boulder colorado dentistIf you’ve heard of sleep apnea before but are not sure who it affects and what causes it you’re not alone. Many people are familiar with the condition; however, they may think that it only affects those who are overweight. While individuals who are overweight do have a higher risk of having the condition the truth of the matter is that anyone can suffer from sleep apnea. And a recent study found...

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May 21, 2018

Temporomandibular joint disorder, more commonly known as TMJ, is a musculoskeletal condition that can cause chronic pain in your mouth, face, and other regions of the upper body. It is generally the result from problems with the jaw joints and muscles in the mouth from a trauma or stresses on that area. In the infographic below, we outline the prevalence of this condition in the U.S. and the most common symptoms generally experienced by those suffering from TMJ.

If you have any of these symptoms and are concerned you may have TMJ, please call our experienced neuromuscular dentist Dr....

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April 19, 2018

tmj tmd treatment options boulder colorado dentistIf you suffer from temporomandibular joint disorder, or more commonly known as TMJ, you know just how painful and life-altering its symptoms can be. Living with TMJ can mean battling painful symptoms on a daily basis such as chronic headaches, face and jaw pain, and even neck, shoulder and back pain.

The condition is caused by your jaw joints and muscles having...

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April 15, 2018


I first met Dr. Michael Adler when he opened his dental practice in Boulder in the late 1980s. Soon after I became a patient. Today my entire family relies on Dr. Adler and his staff for their dental care.

I’ve learned to watch for and take notice of people who are well placed in their professions, whether it be in medicine, finance, technology, education, entertainment, or virtually any area of specialization. Often these people stand out almost immediately upon meeting them. The passion they have for their work shows in the way they speak, their continuing pursuit of improvement, and in other...

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February 27, 2018

family dentistry boulder colorado At Adler Advanced Dentistry in Boulder, we understand how busy life can be when you have kids. Between school and social activities, it can be hard to find time to spend together as a family. At our office, we don’t want you to worry about having to find separate dentists for your children and yourself, that’s why we believe in providing quality and comprehensive family dentistry care.

When you come to our office for...

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February 03, 2018

Epigentic Orothodontics Case Study: Part 3


Dr. Adler adjusted the upper appliance by tightening the springs on it. As the palate grows forward the springs loosen.

Typically during this phase of treatment we would be seeing our patients every month. Dr. Adler also had me start doing jaw stabilization myofunctional therapy exercises and I started to use lip tape at nights.


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January 30, 2018


Epigenetic Orthodontics Case Study: Part 2


This appliance check we removed my lower fixed retainer and seated the lower Fixed-Removable Lingual Arch (FRLA) appliance. It has a specific amount of prescribed expansion and torque built into it that will help widen my lower jaw arch. We adjusted my molar pads since I was no longer contacting on my 2nd molars, which indicates that the pitch of my lower jaw is changing (we want this!). We measured that I had 1 mm of growth on my left side and 2 mm of growth on my right side. For me adjusting to the FRLA appliance was easy compared to the Fixed Growth...

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