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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.

Tooth Care During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a magical time in any expecting mother’s life. Your OB may have discussed their recommendations to help baby grow happy and healthy. But did you know that your mouth and oral hygiene play a vital role in your baby’s development? Studies have shown mothers with poor oral hygiene and oral disease are at

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How Much Brushing Is Too Much?

Brushing your teeth is vital to your overall health. Experts agree that brushing twice a day, for two minutes each session, is the best way to remove plaque, food and bacteria. We know that teeth brushing is beneficial, but it is possible to brush too much? The short answer is yes, it is very possible to

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The Proper Technique For Flossing

65 / 100 Powered by Rank Math SEO Flossing is an important part of your daily oral hygiene routine. Flossing cleans in between your teeth and gums that traditional brushing can miss. Flossing cleans an additional 40% of the surface of a tooth that is missed by brushing alone. Don’t skip the floss! Many of

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The Best Foods for a Healthy Smile

There is more to mouth health than your daily oral hygiene routine. You likely know of the foods that should be avoided to maintain a healthy smile, but do you know there are foods that can actually promote a healthy mouth? Acidic foods and beverages can damage your enamel, but balancing your diet with better food and

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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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