Reasons Not To Put Off Your Dental Treatment

When it comes to dental disease such as cavities, periodontal disease, or tooth abscess, time is of the utmost importance. What may start as a simple filling or a small dental procedure can turn into a more extensive surgery and more costly treatment if not done in a timely manner and leave your teeth more […]

Bad Breath? Your Tongue Could Be The Culprit

The tongue is a muscular organ in your mouth that is imperative  for speech and also helps manipulate food and drink for swallowing. It is covered in tiny papillae that help you taste your food. These areas can trap bacteria and residual food particles. Although the tongue is not susceptible to getting cavities, it can still […]

TMJ: Jaw Joint Facts, Disorders, and Treatment Options

Our Highlands Ranch Dental Office can help diagnose and treat discomfort associated with the jaw joint referred to as the “TMJ”. What is the TMJ? The Temporomandibular Joint, commonly referred to as TMJ, is a very complex joint that connects the jawbone to the skull. This is the only joint in the body that depends […]

The Best And Worst Candy For Your Teeth On Halloween

Happy Halloween Highlands Ranch! Our Highlands Ranch dental office wants you to have a spooktacular night! When you sort through your candy our Highlands Ranch dentists, Dr. DeLapp and Dr. Parsons want you to keep a few things in mind to keep your teeth healthy! Here are a some things to keep in mind when […]

Best and Worst Foods For Your Dental Health

Our teeth are important in our every day lives. From a smile to chewing food, it is important to keep our teeth strong and healthy. So, what are some foods that keep our teeth strong and healthy? And, what are the foods that we should avoid because they weaken our teeth? Our Highlands Ranch dentists, Dr. […]

Can You Spare 4 Minutes A Day? That’s All Your Teeth Need!

Our Highlands Ranch Dentists, Dr. DeLapp and Dr. Parsons recommend at least four minutes per day on brushing and flossing. Ideally this would include two minutes in the morning and two minutes in the evening. Having a consistent and effective oral hygiene routine coupled with fluoride containing products including toothpastes, floss, and mouthwash have been […]

Why You Should Choose Dental Implants? Our Highlands Ranch Dentist Explain…

Many people have lost a tooth or multiple teeth due to a variety of dental reasons. You maybe weighing your options between Dental Implants, Dental Bridge, or a Removable Dental Partial. Dental Implants are considered the standard of care and what is recommended to replace a single or multiple missing teeth are here are the […]

Top 10 Dental Treatments to Improve Your SMILE!

You may wonder what are the best ways to improve your smile and what treatment you should speak with our Highlands Ranch Dentist about. Here are the top 10 dental treatments used to improve your smile 1. Composite or White fillings. You may have had fillings done many years ago that are made of a […]

All About Tooth Enamel

Fun Facts About Enamel: A tooth is made up of three layers: Enamel, Dentin, and the Pulp. Tooth enamel is the thin outer layer of the tooth. Enamel is considered the hardest structure in the mouth and even harder than bones. It is usually translucent and can easily be stained by things like red wine, […]

Our Highlands Ranch Dentist Explain The Proper Technique For Flossing

Flossing is an important part of your daily oral hygiene routine. Flossing cleans in between your teeth and gums that traditional brushing can miss. Flossing cleans an additional 40% of the surface of a tooth that is missed by brushing alone. Don’t skip the floss! Many of us may not know the proper technique for […]

 
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