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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.

Why Are Dental X-Rays So Important? Why Do You Need to Have Them?

“To see is to know, to not see is to guess!” Our Highlands Ranch Dentist certainly doesn’t want to guess about your health! Based upon your dental health, our Highlands Ranch Dentist, Dr. Parsons will recommend radiographs (commonly referred to as dental x-rays) along with your routine examination. There are several reasons for this, and

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Does It Matter When You Brush Your Teeth?

You know you need to brush your teeth. But does it matter when you brush your teeth? Actually, you might be surprised! While the time of day doesn’t matter much when it comes to teeth brushing, there are certain times you should avoid brushing your teeth. Let’s take a deeper dive into the topic. When

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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

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Your Gums and Your Health

When you think about your dental health, you may think only of your teeth, but the reality is that dental health encompasses your teeth, your tongue, and your gums. In fact, your gums play a particularly important role in your health—not just your dental health, but your overall health. Gum disease can be tied with an

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Cracked Tooth Syndrome Treatment Options

You may have a very commonly occurring problem in one of your with or without restorations may exhibit this problem, but teeth restored with a typical silver alloy (filling) restoration are the more susceptible. When fillings become “too large” crowns are recommended to reduce the risk of fracture. Typical Signs and Symptoms of Cracked Tooth

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Time to Brush Up on Your Brushing Basics For Healthier Teeth

Brushing Basics You’ve probably been brushing your teeth for as long as you remember, but are you doing it the right way by following brushing basics? That’s right – when it comes to brushing, there’s a right way and a wrong way. In fact, most Americans make at least one mistake in their tooth-brushing regimen. Let’s

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