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How to Care for a Dental Bridge

2020-10-31T21:45:21-06:00

Dental bridges are one of the most common restorative dentistry treatments for missing teeth. Traditionally, bridges were made from gold or metal alloys, but today they are more commonly made with medical-grade ceramic that appears much more natural. Modern dental bridges can also be created with a metal substructure and ceramic coating to provide a beautiful appearance and durability. On average, a dental bridge can last anywhere from five to twenty years when taken proper care of. Continue reading to learn how to care for a dental bridge from our experienced Denver dentists. Brush properly two times a day. Most of [...]

How to Care for a Dental Bridge2020-10-31T21:45:21-06:00

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

Denver Dentist Answers: What are the pros and cons of dental implants?

2019-11-05T10:29:00-07:00

This model show the teeth have been capped and the stainless pin in the gums. Let’s face it. Tooth loss happens. The primary goal of a dentist should always be to do whatever it takes to save a natural tooth, but that is not always possible. Trauma, failed root canals, severe decay, and gum disease can all cause adults to lose permanent teeth. And some patients experience hypodontia, in which a tooth or teeth are never formed. One option to replace a missing tooth is a dental implant. But what are the pros and cons of a dental implant? At [...]

Denver Dentist Answers: What are the pros and cons of dental implants?2019-11-05T10:29:00-07:00

Tips for Cleaning a Dental Bridge

2019-08-22T10:27:49-06:00

Dental bridges are one of the leading treatments for tooth loss. These restorations consist of two dental crowns with artificial teeth – called pontics – in between them. When bonded into place, the dental bridge spans the gap left behind by missing teeth, effectively completing your smile. Today, your Denver dentist at Metropolitan Dental Care offers a few tips and tricks for cleaning around your dental bridge. These recommendations can help you keep your restoration in tip-top shape for years to come. If you’ve sustained tooth loss, consider what a dental bridge can do for you. Schedule an appointment with your [...]

Tips for Cleaning a Dental Bridge2019-08-22T10:27:49-06:00

Dental Bridge vs. Partial Dentures: Which Should I Choose?

2019-01-11T15:40:20-07:00

When tooth loss occurs, gaps in your smile can not only hurt your confidence, but impair your ability to chew and speak normally. Our Denver practice offers a number of teeth replacement options that can restore a full smile with natural-looking and functional oral appliances. Two common treatment options are a dental bridge or partial dentures. Depending on your situation, you may be considering both options. Below, learn more about bridges and partials, and which one that will fit your mouth and lifestyle the best. Looking for restorative dentistry services in Denver, CO? Metropolitan Dental Care, located in the heart of [...]

Dental Bridge vs. Partial Dentures: Which Should I Choose?2019-01-11T15:40:20-07:00