Don’t Forget about your lips! May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month!

Did you know that it is estimated we get over 300 days of sunshine per year here in Denver, Colorado! Although there is no shortage of Vitamin D in the Mile High City, all this sunshine can make us more susceptible to skin cancers. May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and we want to make […]

10 Minutes to Paradise! (Or Castle Rock’s Daniels Park)

Just 10 short minutes from suburbia and you can be in a different world. In this world, snow-capped mountains take your breath away, herds of bison peacefully graze in the valley below and everywhere you look is another, and yet more beautiful view. Daniels Park is the little piece of paradise that we are talking […]

The Scary Side of Missing Teeth – and What You Can Do About It

Do you have one or more missing teeth? You’re not alone. According to the American Dental Association, the average adult between the ages of 20 and 64 has decayed or missing teeth. If the gap left by your missing teeth is out of sight, you may think it’s okay to delay treatment. However, there’s a […]

Should I have a Fluoride Treatment At My Next Highlands Ranch Dental Visit?

Getting optimal fluoride is the most effective way to prevent cavities. Although our water is fluoridated to safe and optimal levels, many of us are not receiving adequate doses of fluoride to prevent caries (cavities). Whether you have made the switch to bottled or filtered water, using toothpastes without fluoride, or simply require more fluoride […]

Is my Child’s Night Time Grinding Normal? Ask our Highlands Ranch Dentist

Clenching and grinding most often occurs during the night and is also know as Bruxism. Bruxism is one of the most common sleep disorders in America. Most people are not aware that they, or their child, grind their teeth until our Highlands Ranch Dentists notice signs of tooth wear, fractured tooth structure or filling material, […]

Our Highlands Ranch Dentist’s Favorite Foods for Healthy Teeth

You probably realize the foods you choose have an impact on your waistline, heart health, and overall well-being, but did you know your diet can also affect your oral health? In honor of National Nutrition Month, Dr. DeLapp, Dr. Parsons, and the entire Highlands Ranch dental team here at Cottonwood Dental Group would like to share a few […]

A Day in the Life of Your Highlands Ranch Dental Assistant

We’re thrilled to celebrate our talented and hard-working dental assistant, Kelly, for Dental Assistant Recognition Week, March 6-12, 2016! Our Highlands Ranch dental practice wouldn’t function effectively without our caring and friendly dental assistant! She greets and cares for our valued patients and performs many of the vital day-to-day activities that keep our practice running smoothly! […]

The Tooth Fairy’s Top Tips to Help Your Toddler LOVE to Brush

Hello, friends! I’m the Tooth Fairy, and Dr. DeLapp and Dr. Parsons and the team at Cottonwood Dental Group have graciously given me the opportunity to take over their Highlands Ranch dental blog today! February is my favorite month of the year – it’s Children’s Dental Health Month! I LOVE teaching parents and kids how to keep their […]