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What Are the Symptoms of Gum Disease?


If you have noticed that your gums look and feel differently, bleed easily, or are painful, you might have gum disease. This harmful condition can lead to other oral health issues, such as mobility and tooth loss. Our Denver team explores signs and symptoms of gum disease so you can seek treatment when you need it. What is Gum Disease? Gum disease – also known as periodontal disease – leads to inflammation of the gums that are caused by several factors, including bacterial infections. If left untreated, infection can spread to other teeth, causing mobility or tooth loss. Bacteria present in [...]

What Are the Symptoms of Gum Disease?2020-08-20T09:56:25-06:00

How to Stop the Progression of Gum Disease


At Metropolitan Dental Care, our expert dentists are passionate about eliminating gum disease from our patients. However, for people who don’t visit the dentist regularly, the disease will continue to progress. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, half of adults age 30 and older have some form of gum disease, also known as periodontal disease. This disease is caused by plaque not being properly removed from the teeth. Eventually, the plaque builds up and affects your gums, teeth, and then the gum tissue and bone that support your teeth. Common causes of periodontal disease include: Poor oral hygiene habits Diabetes Unaddressed tooth [...]

How to Stop the Progression of Gum Disease2019-10-22T10:47:19-06:00

Home Remedies for Gum Disease: Do They Work?


Gum disease is a leading cause of tooth loss among Americans. Nearly half of the adults living in the United States have suffered from some form of this condition. Left untreated, gum disease can lead to mobility, shifting, and even tooth loss. Online, you’ll find lots of home remedies that claim to address gum disease. But do these treatments actually work? Today, our Denver dental team at Metropolitan Dental Care explores this topic. If you have bleeding, tender, swollen gum tissue, periodontal disease could be to blame. To learn more, contact Metropolitan Dental Care at 303-534-2626. Do Home Remedies Actually Work? [...]

Home Remedies for Gum Disease: Do They Work?2019-07-12T04:42:20-06:00

How Periodontal Care Can Improve Your Overall Wellness


By now, you’ve probably heard about the undeniable link between oral health and systemic health. But why does this connection exist, and why does regular dental care boost your quality of life? Today, our team at Metropolitan Dental Care in Denver explains how periodontal care can improve your overall wellness. To schedule an appointment at our practice, contact us at 303-534-2626. We have two offices serving Lone Tree and Denver. Exploring the Mouth-Body Connection The oral cavity is teeming with bacteria. Most of the bacteria found here are harmless – but some have the potential to cause disease. Because the mouth [...]

How Periodontal Care Can Improve Your Overall Wellness2019-06-12T10:14:38-06:00

What to Expect Before, During, and After Your Deep Dental Cleaning


If you’ve been told you need a deep dental cleaning (also known as scaling and root planing), you may be wondering about the details of this procedure. What is it? How is it different from a regular hygiene visit? Do I really even need it? Today, our team at Metropolitan Dental Care in Denver explains what to expect before, during, and after your deep dental cleaning so you can be well-informed and prepared for your appointment. If you would like to schedule a visit at our practice, give us a call at 303-534-2626. We can help determine if a deep dental [...]

What to Expect Before, During, and After Your Deep Dental Cleaning2019-06-12T10:07:01-06:00