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

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

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

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

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

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

Gum Disease Risk Factors and Prevention

Inflamed and irritated gums are not an uncommon problem. Fortunately, our experienced dentists in the Denver and Cherry Creek area can help you avoid gum problems in the first place. Gum disease is caused by bacteria in your mouth. Bacteria is contained in plaque, and the toxins produced by the bacteria not only cause cavities, the toxins … Continued