Ask Dr. DeLapp and Dr. Parsons: “What Type of Floss Should I Use?”

When you walk down the oral care aisle at your local drugstore, you might be completely overwhelmed by the dizzying array of floss options! Unwaxed, waxed, tape, flavored, unflavored, picks…how do you choose the right floss for you? Is one type better or more effective than others? No matter which option you choose, it’s imperative […]

Don’t Forget Mouth Guards On Your Back-To-School Checklist!

It’s that time of year again – time for the kids to head back to school! No doubt you’re busy helping them prepare for the new school year by working your way down your “back-to-school” checklist – binders, check. Pencils, check. Cool new outfits, check. But is your checklist missing something crucial for your kids’ […]

Fluoride and Sealants: They’re Not Just For Kids Anymore

You’re very diligent about brushing twice a day and flossing regularly. You even make sure you see Dr. Candace DeLapp or Dr. Sarah Parsons and Ann at least twice a year for your checkup and cleaning! Then one day, Dr. Candace DeLapp or Dr. Sarah Parsons tells you you have a cavity! How could this happen? Believe it or not, […]

Give Your Teeth a Fighting Chance: Avoid These Dental Enemies

Your teeth have many friends: toothpaste, floss, fluoride, water, healthy foods, and of course, your Highlands Ranch dentists, Dr. Candace DeLapp and Dr. Sarah Parsons! But did you know the health and well-being of your pearly whites could be under attack from dental enemies? It’s true! You might be able to identify a few smile nemeses […]

8 Reasons to Choose the CLEAR Alternative to Traditional Metal Braces!

Are you dissatisfied with your smile? You may have dreamed of having straight teeth, but perhaps you can’t get past the idea of having the “metal mouth” look. Did you know there’s a CLEAR alternative? Your friends, family members, and coworkers may not even realize you’re having orthodontic work done! Here at Cottonwood Dental Group, […]

8 Reasons to Choose the CLEAR Alternative to Traditional Metal Braces!

Are you dissatisfied with your smile? You may have dreamed of having straight teeth, but perhaps you can’t get past the idea of having the “metal mouth” look. Did you know there’s a CLEAR alternative? Your friends, family members, and coworkers may not even realize you’re having orthodontic work done! Here at Cottonwood Dental Group, […]

Secrets of the Highlands Ranch Summer Super-Mom!

1. Download fun, free dental apps for kids available on the App Store or Google Play: • Toothsavers Brushing Game • OralB Disney Magic Timer • Brusheez – The Little Monsters Toothbrush Timer 2. Play fun tooth games (for all ages), watch videos, and get free downloads at these educational sites: • http://www.colgate.com/en/us/kids/kids-corner • http://www.2min2x.org […]

Toothbrush Tell-All: Tips to Choose the Right Toothbrush

We all know that we are supposed to brush at least twice a day for two minutes, right? But do you know if you’re using the right toothbrush? First, let’s talk about some toothbrush fun facts: • Early forms of toothbrushes have existed for almost 5000 years. • The first toothbrushes were in the form […]

Summer Smiles: Tips To Keep Your Smile Bright After Whitening

Ah, summer… time for backyard barbecues, poolside parties, sunny vacations, and more! As you get your family ready for summer adventures, don’t forget to schedule a teeth whitening to get your summer smile ready for all of the photos you’re about to take during your travels and activities! While in-office whitening isn’t permanent, it does […]