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Possible Causes and Effective Treatments for Bad Breath


We’ve all dealt with bad breath in one way or another. Maybe you went on a date with someone whose bad breath was the reason there wasn’t a second one. You’ve probably gone to a meeting feeling self-conscious about your breath and sat as far away from your colleagues as possible. Whatever your experience, it’s important to understand what causes bad breath and how it can be treated at home or by a dentist. Continue reading this blog to learn more about the causes and treatments of bad breath. Reasons for Bad Breath There are several causes of bad breath, ranging [...]

Possible Causes and Effective Treatments for Bad Breath2020-08-03T16:18:15-06:00

5 Ways Dental Cleanings Improve Oral and Overall Health


People can accomplish good oral hygiene by doing these five things: Brush twice a day Floss daily Rinse with an antimicrobial mouthwash Eat properly Visit the dentist regularly Many people do at least three of these things but often neglect regular dental cleanings. While your teeth may look and feel healthy, without visiting the dentist at least twice a year, it’s impossible to know for sure. Dentists have the tools, resources, and knowledge to detect oral health problems below the surface. Need a little more convincing? Here are five ways regular dental cleanings can improve your oral and overall health. 1. [...]

5 Ways Dental Cleanings Improve Oral and Overall Health2020-07-24T11:28:04-06:00

How to Stop the Progression of Gum Disease


At Metropolitan Dental Care, our expert dentists are passionate about eliminating gum disease from our patients. However, for people who don’t visit the dentist regularly, the disease will continue to progress. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, half of adults age 30 and older have some form of gum disease, also known as periodontal disease. This disease is caused by plaque not being properly removed from the teeth. Eventually, the plaque builds up and affects your gums, teeth, and then the gum tissue and bone that support your teeth. Common causes of periodontal disease include: Poor oral hygiene habits Diabetes Unaddressed tooth [...]

How to Stop the Progression of Gum Disease2019-10-22T10:47:19-06:00

The Six Most Common Causes of Bad Breath


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 Breath2019-10-22T10:44:36-06:00

Denver Dentist Offers Tips for Fresher Breath


Bad breath is embarrassing. Furthermore, it can be an indicator of more serious health issues. Today, your Denver dentist at Metropolitan Dental Care explores common causes and treatments for bad breath and also offers a few tips for keeping your breath fresher for longer. If bad breath is impacting your quality of life, schedule a visit at Metropolitan Dental Care today. Call us at 303-534-2626. Common Bad Breath Causes There are several reasons why bad breath develops. We all know that a particularly oniony or garlicky meal can cause a temporary foul odor. But what about bad breath that lingers? This [...]

Denver Dentist Offers Tips for Fresher Breath2019-08-22T10:06:17-06:00