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Five Benefits of a Gum Graft


Gum recession exposes the teeth roots and significantly increases the risk for tooth decay, gum disease, and other oral health issues. A gum graft at Metropolitan Dental Care is the most effective treatment for a receding gum line. This procedure involves adding gum tissue to the area of deficiency. The tissue can either be autogenous (from the patient’s palate) or non-autogenous (donor tissue). Here, your Denver Dentist explores this procedure a bit more and discusses five major benefits of this treatment. If you have dental sensitivity, exposed teeth roots, or other symptoms of gingival recession, schedule an appointment at Metropolitan Dental [...]

Five Benefits of a Gum Graft2019-08-22T10:03:53-06:00

Receding Gums? Here’s Why


Did you know that soft-bristled toothbrushes are recommended by the American Dental Association over stiff-bristled brushes? There’s a reason that a gentler scrub is recommended by dental professionals everywhere: a heavy hand while brushing with stiff bristles not only scratches tooth enamel but actually contributes to a receding gumline and the need for a gum graft procedure in Denver. However, improper brushing isn’t the only culprit of receding gums—several issues could be contributing to your disappearing gum tissues. Below, learn more about the “how” and the “why” behind gum recession. […]

Receding Gums? Here’s Why2019-05-09T20:03:38-06:00

Treating Gum Recession: Oral Surgery in Denver


Are your teeth becoming more sensitive to hot or cold temperatures? Are your teeth roots exposed? If your gum tissue red and inflamed? If so, you could be suffering from gum recession. This condition is characterized by gums that pull away from the teeth and reveal the roots. Left untreated, recession can lead to other serious health issues, including mobility and tooth loss. At Metropolitan Dental Care, our specialists provide oral surgery in Denver for patients suffering from gum recession. Today, we will explore the causes, symptoms and treatments for this condition so you can be well-informed of your options. What [...]

Treating Gum Recession: Oral Surgery in Denver2018-08-21T09:46:33-06:00