Dry Mouth, Why Is It So Bad For Your Mouth, Our Highlands Ranch Dentist Explain

Dry mouth commonly referred to as xerostomia is a chronic condition that affects a large portion of the population. What are the common causes of dry mouth? 1. Taking prescription medication including multiple prescription medications 2. Chemotherapy or Radiation for cancer treatment. 3. Conditions such as Sjorgen’s Syndrome, Diabetes, Lupus, or Cerebral Palsy 4. Obstruction […]

What is a Root Canal and what can I expect during the procedure?

You may have been told that you need a root canal therapy at your most recent trip to our Highlands Ranch dental office. Root canal therapy is simply the removal of the nerve of the tooth. This is done for several reasons, including severe pain or sensitivity, infections, or a cavity that is so large […]

Is Flossing Really Worth It? See What Our Highlands Ranch Dentists Say.

We have all read the article claiming flossing is of no importance. This article claims that there were not studies to prove that flossing prevents oral disease. So why should you continue to clean in between your teeth? Did you know that each tooth has 5 surface areas? The top of the tooth (called occlusal […]

Our Highlands Ranch Dental Office Continues To Invest In Your Health With The CariVu Detector

Our Highlands Ranch Dentists, Dr. Parsons and Dr. DeLapp believe in providing you with the latest products, techniques, and services. Continuing with this belief, our Highlands Ranch Dentist have invested in CariVu caries detection system. What is the CariVu caries detection system? This intraoral camera transillumates (or light) tooth structure without the use of radiation. […]

What Can Cause A Toothache? Our Highlands Ranch Dentist Explain

The dreaded toothache, most who have experienced this pain can tell you that it is one of the most uncomfortable experiences. The head and neck, including your teeth are heavily vascularized and innervated. This is what gives us the ability to have a wide range of sensations, but also what causes a toothache to cause […]

Do You Need To Take Antibiotics Before A Dental Procedure If You’ve Had Joint Replacement Surgery? Our Highlands Ranch Dentists Have The Answer.

Joint replacement surgery is being a more common procedure, with about 332,000 hip replacement surgery’s and 719,000 total knee replacement surgeries each year. In the past both orthopedic surgeon and dentist have recommended taking an antibiotic such as Amoxicillin or Erthromycin prior to having and dental procedure. It was believed that there was a potential […]

White Dental Fillings, Highlands Ranch Dentistry

During your last visit to our Highlands Ranch Dental office, Dr. Parsons or Dr. DeLapp may found a cavity that needed to be restored. Or maybe you have a tooth with a fracture  or crack. Our Highlands Ranch Dentist probably reviewed the many options you as a patients have to fix a cavity or broken […]

Teeth Whitening in Highlands Ranch, CO

Do you have an event coming up? A wedding, birthday, anniversary that you want to have a dazzling smile for? We think you should have the smile you want and deserve! If you are considering teeth whitening our Highlands Ranch Dentists are here to help. Our Highlands Ranch Dentist have researched many whitening systems on […]