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 […]

Is Your Gum Disease Making You Sick? Our Highlands Ranch Dentists Explain

Gum disease is a significant dental disease. It is estimated that 8/10 people suffer from some sort of gum disease. Gum Disease can be as simple as gingivitis (swollen or bleeding gums) to something more complex as periodontal disease (loss of bone around teeth). Our Highlands Ranch dental office wants you to know that gum […]

Common Early Childhood Dental Diseases

Toddlers and Children are highly susceptible to dental disease. It is important to address these issue to maintain optimal health as the mouth is the gateway tot the rest of the body. An unhealthy mouth can lead to other healthy issues in the body. It is important to take top notch care of the mouth […]

Why Are Dental X-Rays So Important? Why Do You Need To Have Them?

“To see is to know, to not see is to guess!” Our Highlands Ranch Dentist, certainly don’t want to guess about your health! Based upon your dental health, our Highlands Ranch Dentists, Dr. DeLapp and Dr. Parsons will recommend dental radiographs (commonly referred to as dental x-rays) along with your routine examination. There are several […]

How Do We Get Cavities? Our Highlands Ranch Dentists Explain

At one of your visits to our Highlands Ranch Dental Office, you may have been diagnosed with a cavity? So, what is a cavity and how did it get there? A Cavity is a hole in the tooth. The hole is caused by acid produced by bacteria in the mouth. The bacteria then multiply and […]

Tooth Care During Pregnancy. What do our Highlands Ranch Dentist Recommend?

Pregnancy is a magical time in any expecting mother’s life. Your OB may have discussed their recommendations to help baby grow happy and healthy. But did you know that your mouth and oral hygiene play a vital role in your baby’s development? Studies have shown mother’s with poor oral hygiene and oral disease are at […]

Our Highlands Ranch Dentist Explain the 5 Most Common Flossing Mistakes

Flossing is an important part of your daily oral hygiene routine. Flossing cleans 40% of the tooth structure that brushing alone cannot. Flossing cleans in between the teeth and underneath the gums and removes bacteria and food debris. Most people skip flossing altogether or are not effectively flossing. Here are the five most common flossing […]