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At Cottonwood Dental Group, we aim to not only provide excellent, comprehensive dental services, but also to educate our patients about proper dental care. We want to help you by giving you the information that you need to maintain the health and beauty of your teeth. Read our blog posts today.

How Do We Get Cavities?

At one of your visits to our Highlands Ranch Dental Office, you may have been diagnosed with a cavity.  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 grow

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Why Is Dental Health Important?

Did you know your dental health plays an important role in your overall health? It’s true! Aside from improving your appearance and boosting your confidence, good oral hygiene can impact your health and well-being. Here are a few ways that dental health impacts your entire body. Your Heart Depends on It Taking care of your

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When Should Kids Start Brushing Their Teeth?

78 / 100 Powered by Rank Math SEO Good dental hygiene starts when children are very young. Kids need to develop habits that contribute to their oral health, including a regular brushing routine. Since there are many benefits to having good oral hygiene, it is important to help children become comfortable with brushing their teeth from

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Gum Disease: Important Things To Know

Good dental care is about more than just glistening white teeth. We encourage and help patients to take care of every part of their oral health in order to prevent diseases that start small but can have a big impact down the road. One common problem facing nearly half the American population is gum disease.

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Perfecting Your Oral Care Routine

83 / 100 Powered by Rank Math SEO Your oral care plays a significant role in your overall health. Certain oral conditions can cause health problems, including pneumonia, endocarditis and pregnancy complications. It is important to have an oral care routine that is performed daily, for maximum well-being. The Perfect Oral Care Routine Brush Experts recommend

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All About Tooth Enamel

A tooth is made up of three layers: Enamel, Dentin, and 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, tea, and coffee. The body

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