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How do I get my child excited about oral hygiene?

2020-01-08T07:48:02-07:00

Getting a child excited about dental care can feel like (wait for it) pulling teeth. While your children may fight over the remote control, chances are they don’t fight over who gets to brush their teeth in the morning and evening. The aim of encouraging good oral hygiene habits isn’t to elevate flossing to the level of, say, movie night, but some simple tips can improve their oral hygiene habits enough to save their teeth from unwanted decay. Who knows, it might even give one less chore to remind them about every night. Offer a metaphorical carrot The old carrot vs [...]

How do I get my child excited about oral hygiene?2020-01-08T07:48:02-07:00

Most Popular Cosmetic Dental Treatments

2020-01-08T07:38:12-07:00

We could bombard you with facts and figures, but you don’t need to read a report to know that the appearance of your smile shapes how you feel about yourself and how others view you. Whether you are seeking a promotion, new romantic relationship, or simply want to feel proud when you look in the mirror, cosmetic dentistry has a lot to offer.  If you’ve been considering revamping your smile, these popular cosmetic treatments (all offered at our dental practice) are a good place to start.  Teeth Whitening If your teeth are discolored, professional teeth whitening can brighten your smile by [...]

Most Popular Cosmetic Dental Treatments2020-01-08T07:38:12-07:00

Try These New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthier Smile

2020-01-08T07:38:28-07:00

If you’re like most Americans, the past two months have been full of merriment and probably way too many sugary treats. January is the perfect time to regroup and rethink your habits. At Metropolitan Dental Care, we hope that your resolutions include a healthy dose of options that will brighten your smile.  So while you’re considering a new gym membership or other health-minded decision, consider these New Year’s resolutions by your Denver dentist for a healthier smile.  Resolution #1: Visit Your Dentist Twice this Year You can skip right over this tip if you always schedule twice-a-year visits to our office. [...]

Try These New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthier Smile2020-01-08T07:38:28-07:00

Your Denver Dental Office Answers: How long will your dental implant last?

2019-12-10T12:51:28-07:00

Traditional restorations require upkeep, maintenance, and continual replacement. If you are seeking a permanent solution to tooth loss in Denver, CO, Metropolitan Dental Care offers dental implants. The titanium posts are surgically placed in the jaw bone and can support a dental crown, bridge, or denture. Due to the advanced materials used and the surgical placement process, dental crowns are the only permanent solution to tooth loss currently available.  How do implants work? Traditional restorations are supported by nearby teeth or the surface of gums. Dental implants function more like natural teeth because the posts are anchored within the jaw bone. [...]

Your Denver Dental Office Answers: How long will your dental implant last?2019-12-10T12:51:28-07:00

How does poor oral health affect the entire body?

2019-12-10T12:56:42-07:00

Oral systemic health refers to the connection between overall health and oral health. A growing body of studies and research has shown connections between gum disease and health problems like diabetes, stroke, heart disease, dementia, arthritis, and even complications during pregnancy.  Research by the National Institutes of Health found that the presence of gum disease increases an individual’s risk of developing heart disease by 20 percent.  If you have risk factors for cardiovascular disease, the doctors of Metropolitan Dental Care can schedule periodontal treatments to restore the health of your gums and potentially lower your risk of serious health issues. Our [...]

How does poor oral health affect the entire body?2019-12-10T12:56:42-07:00