Whiten Your Teeth in Time for Summer!

There is no time like the present to prepare your smile for summertime fun – and one of the easiest and most effective ways to prepare your smile is with teeth whitening. The cosmetic dentists at DeWitt Dental Associates offer both take-home tooth whitening kits and fast in-house whitening services to meet the varied needs … Continued

April is National Stress Awareness Month

We live in stressful times. While safety and human accomplishment are at all-time highs, the constant go-go-go, ceaseless noise, and relentless pace of our technologically-driven world are seeing an increase in stress-related diseases and disorders including: Heart disease Respiratory problems Obesity Chronic headaches Digestive problems Accelerated aging Diabetes Stress also increases risks for depression, anxiety, … Continued

Is Ketosis Breath Treatable?

The keto diet (ketogenic diet) is a low-carb, high-fat diet that has grown in popularity over the past several months. Many people have found this type of eating can help with weight management. Many have also found it can come with a particularly unpleasant side-effect: “keto breath.” Ketosis breath is typically described as smelling of … Continued

How do Dental Implants Compare to Other Tooth Replacement Options?

Dental implants are small titanium screws that are inserted into the jaw to replace missing tooth roots. Unlike other forms of tooth replacement, dental implants are secured into bone where they work to preserve jaw structure and create an immovable anchor for your final restoration. If you are missing one or more teeth, DeWitt Dental Associates can … Continued

Is Sedation Dentistry Safe?

Sedation dentistry, also known as “twilight” or “sleep” dentistry, is used to help patients find optimal comfort during and after their procedures. Sedation dentistry may be performed with oral medications, nitrous oxide, or intravenously (IV sedation), all of which enjoy an impressive safety record. It should be kept in mind that not every type of sedative is … Continued

The Dangers of Charcoal Teeth Whitening

Nearly everyone aims to have a bright, white smile that portrays youth and vitality. There are various professional teeth whitening options available that can help you achieve the smile of your dreams. However, there are other at-home teeth whitening remedies that are gaining popularity, such as the use of charcoal. It’s important to know the risks of … Continued

Implant Restoration Options

At DeWitt Dental Associates, our cosmetic dentists offer the strongest, most attractive, and most effective restorations for dental implants. Which one is best for your needs will be dependent on factors unique to your smile. To learn which dental implant restoration option will best restore strength and beauty to your smile, call our Cherry Creek office … Continued

Your Guide to Sedation Dentistry at DeWitt Dental Associates

Sedation dentistry is used to calm anxious patients, to help quell dental phobia, and to provide comfort and relaxation during longer procedures. The type of sedation used for your procedure will be dependent on a variety of factors including your anticipated level of discomfort and your personal preferences. Before suggesting a specific method of sedation dentistry, … Continued

Dental Implants: From Seashells to Titanium

Archeologists have found evidence of tooth replacement as long as 5,000 years ago. Using pebbles or seashells, depending on location, peoples of the Bronze Age fashioned tooth-like objects to insert into the holes left by missing teeth. Clearly, even prehistoric cultures could see the value of a full set of teeth and used these objects … Continued