It’s In The Water: The Debate Over Fluoridation Lives On

Via KHN Many people take for granted the addition of fluoride into public drinking water systems that aims to prevent tooth decay. It’s a seven-decade-old public health effort. But it’s not nearly as universally accepted as one might think. At least seven cities or towns across the country debated it just this summer. For example, […]

Chewing Sugarless Gum to Prevent Cavities

According to the ADA (www.ada.org) Clinical studies have shown that chewing sugarless gum for 20 minutes following meals can help prevent tooth decay. The chewing of sugarless gum increases the flow of saliva, which washes away food and other debris, neutralizes acids produced by bacteria in the mouth and provides disease-fighting substances throughout the mouth. […]

Study: Tooth Loss Associated With Reduced Physical, Mental Health Among Older Adults.

via: ADA Morning Huddle Study: Tooth Loss Associated With Reduced Physical, Mental Health Among Older Adults. Science Daily (9/13) carried a release stating “older adults who have significant tooth loss are less functional when compared with people who lose fewer teeth,” according to a study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. For […]

Fun Facts About Teeth!

As your Highlands Ranch Dentists, We agree with MonarchSmiles – Your teeth are unique to you, just like your fingerprints!  We hope you have a great weekend, and don’t forget to floss! Fun Fact Friday:  

Dental Insurance 101: Our Highlands Ranch Dental Team explains the differences

Dental Insurance can be overwhelming and confusing. With so many options and plans it can be hard to understand what your specific dental package includes. Unlike Medical Insurance, we like to think of dental insurance as a benefit. Most benefits including a $1,500 to $2,000 a year maximum with a $50-$100 deductible. What that means […]

What makes our Highlands Ranch Dental Office different

We are not your ordinary average dental office. This is apparent from the moment you step in our Highlands Ranch dental office. So what makes us so different? In a world where not all dentists are created equal, our doctors make sure to stay on top of their skill set. Both Dr. DeLapp and Dr. […]

SiroWorld Conference was a success for our Highlands Ranch Dentists

This past week, our Highlands Ranch dentist, Dr. DeLapp and Dr. Parsons attended SiroWorld in Orlando, Florida. This conference focused around advancements in dentistry including digital dentistry. The theme of the conference was “Safer and More Efficient.” Our doctors certainly learned a lot on how to provide you with top notch dentistry in a more […]

Highlands Ranch Dentists on: BUSTING DENTAL MYTHS

Via Dental Care of Stamford Are myths about dental care getting in the way of your oral health? Unfortunately, there are many misconceptions about dental care that get shared again and again, and they can lead you in the wrong direction when it comes to caring for your health. Take, for instance, the idea that […]

10 REASONS YOU MAY BE OVERDUE TO SEE THE DENTIST

via Guerra Dental If you haven’t been to a dentist in a while here are some things you might want to consider and may be signs that you are due for a checkup. Bad Breath Gums bleeding when you brush Tooth pain Diabetes Puffy gums Tarter Build up Yellowing Teeth Stained Teeth Chronic Health Issues […]