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How to Find a Great General Dentist


A general dentist can be compared to a general practitioner. Patients visit this type of dentist most often throughout their lives and typically build a relationship with only one general dentist. This is who patients visit for general dental cleanings and exams, fillings, common restorative procedures, and even some cosmetic procedures. If you’ve recently moved to a new city or if you’re just not satisfied with your current general dentist, it’s probably time to begin your search for a new one. Thankfully, your search can begin in the comfort of your own home, but you’ll end up in a dentist’s office [...]

How to Find a Great General Dentist2020-06-03T07:27:16-06:00

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


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

Could Bruxism Be the Cause of Your Headaches?


Drifting off to sleep can be hard when you have tomorrow’s to-do list running through your head. We’ve all been there, but for many people, it’s a nightly occurrence. When stress, worry, and anxiety from the day spill over into your sleep cycle, teeth grinding and clenching (or the clinical term, bruxism) can contribute to headache pain or even migraines. If you have symptoms of teeth grinding or clenching, and are looking for relief, our Denver, CO, practice can help. At Metropolitan Dental Care, we offer night guards and other dental appliances that protect the strength of your teeth, support a [...]

Could Bruxism Be the Cause of Your Headaches?2019-01-10T11:37:11-07:00

Knowledge is Power! How to Have a No-Fear Dental Appointment


It's safe to say that very few people look forward to their dental appointments. Something about baring your open mouth for others to poke around with pointed metal objects is just counter-intuitive. You can't see what's happening in there; you have no idea what the dentist is going to find; and you probably have the expectation that something painful could happen! There is something very universal about aversion to dental appointments. We get it. But we also know, and you also know, that they are a necessary part of keeping your teeth healthy and free from decay. So how can you combat this instinctive response that's [...]

Knowledge is Power! How to Have a No-Fear Dental Appointment2017-09-08T13:52:43-06:00

How Periodontal Treatments Save Teeth


If you or a family member has been diagnosed with gum disease, periodontal treatments should be a part of your life. Gum disease is not curable and is the number one cause of tooth loss. Any time you see an older person struggling with dentures, the odds are good that he or she lost those teeth to gum disease. Does a gum disease diagnosis mean you are destined to lose your teeth eventually? Not necessarily, but only if you get your symptoms under control. Simply put, perio treatments save your teeth. What Gum Disease Does to Your Mouth Gum disease is the condition [...]

How Periodontal Treatments Save Teeth2017-08-24T09:09:11-06:00