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Can I avoid tooth extraction with Invisalign?

2020-03-22T22:34:50-06:00

You’re thinking about straight, uniform, beautiful teeth and a head-turning smile. It could change your life, and certainly make you feel better about how you look. But if you’ve been told that before getting braces you’ll need tooth extractions, you may want to check out Invisalign.  Invisalign can effectively treat orthodontic issues while also, in some cases, eliminating the need for tooth extractions. However, Invisalign is not a one-size-fits-all treatment. You’ll need to meet with an Invisalign-certified dentist or orthodontist to learn whether this clear orthodontic aligner system is right for you. What is Invisalign? Invisalign corrects a multitude of orthodontic  [...]

Can I avoid tooth extraction with Invisalign?2020-03-22T22:34:50-06:00

Will I regret getting veneers?

2020-03-25T18:27:20-06:00

The decision to move forward with veneers requires careful consideration. Veneers can drastically change the appearance of your smile. They will correct issues that you may have thought would plague your smile forever. When making the decision to commit to veneers, you may wonder if in the future you might regret your choice. The dentists at Metropolitan Dental Care have designed beautiful porcelain veneers for numerous patients, and their results were life-changing. Some patients expressed doubts prior to having veneers placed, but their worries were eliminated once they saw a significant improvement in their smiles. What are veneers? Veneers are used [...]

Will I regret getting veneers?2020-03-25T18:27:20-06:00

How to Prepare for Gum Graft Surgery and a Prompt, Successful Recovery

2020-03-08T22:45:36-06:00

If you’re preparing for a gum graft procedure, you might assume that the outpatient surgery will be the most challenging part. Actually, recovery following the procedure can be a challenge if you don’t incorporate post-op recommendations into your routine. Many patients have had trouble when attempting to eat, and it can be more difficult than you anticipate.  The dentists at Metropolitan Dental Care want to provide you with some helpful suggestions on how to enjoy your meals post-surgery. These Q&As will help you prepare for a successful recovery. Is pain normal after a gum graft surgery? While a gum graft procedure [...]

How to Prepare for Gum Graft Surgery and a Prompt, Successful Recovery2020-03-08T22:45:36-06:00

Is it reversible? Effective Gum Disease Treatments

2020-03-24T08:44:03-06:00

So your dentist has informed you that you have gum disease. While a gum disease diagnosis may sound intimidating, the condition is treatable. With help from the hygienists and dentists at  Metropolitan Dental Care, you’ll learn how to reverse the effects of gum disease and keep your gums healthy long-term.  What is gum disease? Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is an infection of the gum tissue. It is commonly caused by poor oral hygiene. Lack of regular and effective brushing and flossing allow bacterial plaque to accumulate. Over time, plaque turns into tartar that must be removed with special [...]

Is it reversible? Effective Gum Disease Treatments2020-03-24T08:44:03-06:00

What are my options following tooth loss?

2020-02-06T13:34:20-07:00

Tooth loss is far more common than many people think. The American Academy of Prosthodontists notes that an estimated that 178 million Americans are missing one or more teeth, and around 40 million Americans are missing all of their teeth. Following the loss of a tooth, the doctors of Metro Dental Care can fit you with a customized restoration that allows you to speak and eat with confidence.  We have multiple experienced dentists on staff, including a periodontist and orthodontist. We have been proudly serving the Denver area for over 30 years. What are my tooth replacement options? There are two [...]

What are my options following tooth loss?2020-02-06T13:34:20-07:00