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So far Shauna Duty has created 28 blog entries.

The Six Most Common Causes of Bad Breath

2019-09-10T13:05:52-06:00

What’s more embarrassing than spilling your drink on a first date? Bad breath. The drink can be cleaned up, your shirt will dry, but you’re out of luck when bad breath hits; gums and mints can only do so much. At Metropolitan Dental Care, we want to educate our patients on healthy dental habits.  Here are the six most common causes of bad breath and what you can do about them. 1.Dry Mouth Your saliva is essential for protecting your mouth and teeth against gum disease, cavities, infection, and bad breath. Saliva contains electrolytes, mucus, antibacterial compounds, and enzymes that strengthen and [...]

The Six Most Common Causes of Bad Breath2019-09-10T13:05:52-06:00

How to Treat Stress-Induced Teeth Grinding

2019-09-10T13:04:51-06:00

How do you deal with stress? Do you eat unhealthy foods? Sleep? Binge-watch a Netflix show? If you aren’t dealing with your stress in a healthy way, it may lead to another issue: teeth grinding. Also known as bruxism, this condition affects 10% of the population. That’s nearly 33 million people in America alone. Teeth grinding may be due to an underlying cause such as TMJ, but even then, stress can make the symptoms worse. If you occasionally wake up with a dull headache, stiff jaw, or sensitive teeth, you might be grinding your teeth. At Metropolitan Dental Care, we offer the [...]

How to Treat Stress-Induced Teeth Grinding2019-09-10T13:04:51-06:00

How to Achieve a Smile Worthy of a Toothpaste Commercial

2019-09-10T13:02:37-06:00

Do you avoid smiling because of chipped, cracked, stained, decayed, or crooked teeth? Transform your appearance with a smile makeover from the dentists at Metropolitan Dental Care. With cosmetic treatments such as veneers, teeth whitening, and Invisalign® clear braces, we can give you the confidence boost you need. Since 1983, our friendly and caring staff has worked with hundreds of patients to create smiles that are worthy of a toothpaste commercial! Our dentists – who have been designated Top Doctors in the Denver community for the last 11 years--provide excellent, expert service to every person that walks in our doors. If you’re [...]

How to Achieve a Smile Worthy of a Toothpaste Commercial2019-09-10T13:02:37-06:00

Porcelain Veneers Aren’t Just for the Movie Stars

2019-09-10T12:58:45-06:00

When flipping through a magazine or watching the VMAs, what’s the first thing you notice? For some of us, the white, bright, beautiful smiles are what catch our attention. Celebrities like Tom Cruise, Hillary Duff, Zac Efron, and George Clooney are just a few stars who have enhanced their smiles with porcelain veneers. But these aren’t just for the rich and famous. Porcelain veneers are beneficial for people feeling insecure about their smile due to chipped, broken, discolored, or crooked teeth. If you’re ready to have the smile of your dreams, our highly skilled dentists at Metropolitan Dental Care in Denver are prepared to help! [...]

Porcelain Veneers Aren’t Just for the Movie Stars2019-09-10T12:58:45-06:00

Understanding Dental Insurance

2019-08-22T10:41:40-06:00

More often than not, dental insurance is a frustrating topic. In simple terms, insurance companies look out for their own interests – leaving much to be desired from doctors and patients alike. If you’re looking for an insurance dentist in the area, look no further than Metropolitan Dental Care. Today, your Denver dentist explores the ins and outs of dental insurance and explains how our team can help alleviate your worries and frustrations. Do you have specific question about your insurance plan? Reach out to your insurance dentist today by calling 303-534-2626. Our team of financial experts is standing by to [...]

Understanding Dental Insurance2019-08-22T10:41:40-06:00