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

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

Black Hairy Tongue. What is It? And What can be Done to Treat it?

Black hairy tongue. The name alone is fairly awful, and the condition it describes, at least visually, lives up to the name. But what, exactly, is black hairy tongue? Projecting from the tip, sides, and top of your tongue are lingual papillae. These papillae have taste buds at their tip, enabling you to experience all … Continued

Causes of Tooth Wear

Our teeth are remarkably strong. Under ideal circumstances, brushing and flossing as recommended and visiting the dentist every six months for cleanings would be all that was required to maintain a strong and healthy smile. But we don’t live under ideal circumstances – and many people will face tooth wear despite their best efforts. One … Continued

Most Popular Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments in Denver

There are many cosmetic dentistry treatments that can be used alone or in combination to produce a straight, strong, bright, and attractive smile. But how can you tell which cosmetic treatment is right for you? The SlideShare below provides basic information on 7 of the most popular cosmetic dentistry treatments at our Cherry Creek office. The best … Continued

Is it Too Late to Whiten my Teeth for the Holidays?

The Holidays are officially upon us. Let the photos commence. Unless, of course, you are shy about your smile due to unsightly and embarrassing stains. In that case, photos may be the last thing you want to smile for. Who wants an eternal reminder of stained teeth? No one. That’s who. The good news is, … Continued

Dental Bonding for Tooth Whitening

If your teeth have stains above the enamel – like those caused by coffee and tea – a simple, in-office teeth whitening service is likely enough to restore a bright and white appearance. Our Cherry Creek cosmetic dentists also offer take-home teeth whitening kits that are very effective at removing topical stains. These may be better for … Continued

Will Tooth Whitening Work on Veneers?

Porcelain veneers are resistant to staining, but cannot be whitened once they have discolored. This makes taking care of your veneers absolutely essential for their continued beauty. Unlike natural tooth enamel that can be lightened with topical bleaches, veneers do not respond to tooth whitening treatments. However, you can reduce prematurely staining your restorations by: … Continued

Solutions for Chipped Teeth

Chipped teeth may not seem like a big deal, especially if they aren’t causing any pain. However, even a small chip in the enamel of your teeth can increase risks for tooth decay and infection. Tooth infection may produce symptoms including increased tooth sensitivity and persistent bad breath. An infected tooth may also allow bacteria … Continued