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5 Reasons to Choose an Implant Dentist to Replace Your Missing Tooth

2020-06-16T09:15:48-06:00

Tooth loss can detract from the appearance of your smile. Most importantly, it can have a significant negative impact on your oral health and quality of life. When tooth loss occurs, it’s important to address the issue as soon as possible to restore, health, aesthetics, and function. Here, our doctors at Metropolitan Dental Care discuss five reasons why you should choose an implant dentist to replace your missing tooth. #1: Tooth loss affects your appearance. When a tooth is missing, the cheeks can develop a “sunken-in” appearance. Additionally, jawbone atrophy is a byproduct of tooth loss. This means that the jawline [...]

5 Reasons to Choose an Implant Dentist to Replace Your Missing Tooth2020-06-16T09:15:48-06:00

The Most Effective Tooth Replacement Options

2020-06-10T13:40:20-06:00

Missing teeth are often a result of trauma, gum disease, and/or tooth decay. Fortunately, dentists offer safe and effective solutions so patients can avoid the health, mental health, physical, and sociological consequences that come from having missing teeth, such as: Jawbone loss Shifting teeth Difficulty chewing Speech issues Early aging Low self-esteem Missed job opportunities In this blog, we’ll explain the two most popular and most effective tooth replacement options available to patients with missing teeth. Dental Bridge A dental bridge does just what you would expect it to do—it bridges the gap between the patient’s natural teeth. A traditional dental [...]

The Most Effective Tooth Replacement Options2020-06-10T13:40:20-06:00

Are dental implants worth it?

2020-05-28T07:06:11-06:00

Did you know that one-fifth of U.S. adults over 65 have no teeth? And 58 percent of American adults over 50 have fewer than 21 teeth? While the reasons vary, much of this is due to gum disease, cavities, and genetics. Sadly, when a person loses one tooth, they’re more susceptible to losing others. Patients suffering from tooth loss have the option of leaving the space empty or replacing it. We’ve discovered that the best route for most patients is dental implants. Read this blog to learn five reasons why dental implants are definitely worth the time, money, and effort. 1. [...]

Are dental implants worth it?2020-05-28T07:06:11-06:00

Tooth Replacement Options: Dental Implants, Bridges, and Dentures

2020-04-24T06:51:43-06:00

How do missing teeth affect you? Good question! If you have one or more missing teeth, your risk of infection, tooth decay, gum disease, and further tooth loss is heightened. Additionally, tooth loss is detrimental to the health of your jawbone. If there is no tooth root to stimulate the jawbone, it begins to deteriorate resulting in atrophy and significant aging. To reduce the chances of developing these oral health issues, the tooth or teeth must be replaced. Your dentist may recommend dental implants, bridges, or dentures. The option that’s best for you will depend on time constraints, budget, oral health, [...]

Tooth Replacement Options: Dental Implants, Bridges, and Dentures2020-04-24T06:51:43-06:00

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