Top 5 Oral Health Tips

Foods and Habits to Avoid for Healthy Gums

Did you know that what you eat can affect your gum health? Certain foods contain ingredients that can lead to plaque buildup and cavities, resulting in gum disease if left unchecked. To help keep your teeth and gums healthy, let’s take a look at some of the foods that you should avoid.  Sticky Foods Sticky … Continued

February 16, 2023
Top 5 Oral Health Tips

How Gum Disease Affects Dental Implants

A dental implant is a permanent solution for replacing missing teeth. They are artificial tooth roots made of titanium that fuse with the jawbone, creating a stable foundation for replacement tooth crowns. Although dental implants can be a long-lasting and successful treatment, gum disease can cause serious issues for patients with implants. It’s important to … Continued

December 15, 2022
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Gum Disease: What Is It and How To Prevent It

Visiting the dentist isn’t a top priority for everyone. It’s often avoided because it’s uncomfortable or because it’s too expensive. However, ignoring your dental health can lead to some serious consequences and end up costing you more in the long run. In this blog post, we will discuss gum disease, a preventable disease that, if … Continued

November 24, 2022

Use Your Benefits Before Year’s End

If you have a flexible spending account (FSA) or a health savings account (HSA), now is the best time to schedule dental care. Most FSA and HSA plans reset at the beginning of the year, taking with them any unused money. To avoid losing money that you have saved for health care expenses, it is … Continued

November 12, 2018

June is Men’s Health Month

June is Men’s Health Month and a great time to schedule a routine cleaning and examination with one of our experienced Denver dentists. Oral health is often overlooked in discussions about systemic health – as if the two things were somehow separate. But the truth is, oral health and systemic health are intricately linked, with each impacting … Continued

June 4, 2018

Treatments for Exposed Tooth Roots

Gum recession occurs when gum tissue begins to shrink or pull away from the roots of teeth. Visible tooth roots are one of the main indications of gum recession, but increased tooth sensitivity is often a sign as well. If you are experiencing gum recession, call 303-321-5656 to schedule a consultation at our Cherry Creek office right … Continued

May 24, 2017

Gum Disease and Kidney Failure

Almost immediately on the heels of a study linking gum disease to breast cancer comes a new meta-analysis of data gathered by the CDC regarding increased risks for death among people with chronic kidney disease who also have periodontitis. The Link between gum disease and kidney failure has long been known, but this study focused … Continued

February 23, 2016

Gum Disease Linked to Breast Cancer

Gum disease is a known risk factor for heart attack and stroke, liver and kidney failure, pregnancy complications, and a host of other systemic diseases and illnesses. New research conducted during the Women’s Health Initiative Observational Study on more than 73,000 women has now linked advanced periodontitis to yet another deadly disease – breast cancer. … Continued

January 5, 2016

What does a General Dentist treat?

General dentists provide the basic dental care to prevent, diagnose and treat a wide range of dental problems. When a dental condition is advanced and requires a specialist, a general dentist can refer you to one. At DeWitt Dental Associates, our experienced and caring Denver general dentists provide comprehensive services to meet a variety of dental … Continued

November 24, 2014