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How does poor oral health affect the entire body?


Oral systemic health refers to the connection between overall health and oral health. A growing body of studies and research has shown connections between gum disease and health problems like diabetes, stroke, heart disease, dementia, arthritis, and even complications during pregnancy.  Research by the National Institutes of Health found that the presence of gum disease increases an individual’s risk of developing heart disease by 20 percent.  If you have risk factors for cardiovascular disease, the doctors of Metropolitan Dental Care can schedule periodontal treatments to restore the health of your gums and potentially lower your risk of serious health issues. Our [...]

How does poor oral health affect the entire body?2019-12-10T12:56:42-07:00

Happy Oral Health Month from Your Denver Dentist!


June is oral health month. What better time to offer up a few hygiene tips and tricks for healthy teeth and gums? Research has proven there is an undeniable link between oral health and overall wellness. When you take care of your mouth, you’re taking care of your whole body. Today, your Denver dentist at Metropolitan Dental Care explores 5 things that can help you enjoy optimal oral health for years to come. Has it been a while since you’ve been to the dentist? If so, schedule a visit at Metropolitan Dental Care in Denver or Lone Tree. Call us today [...]

Happy Oral Health Month from Your Denver Dentist!2019-06-13T08:31:13-06:00

Stock Up on These Teeth-Friendly Foods


You have your brushing and flossing routine down pat, and you always attend your bi-annual cleanings and examinations, but do you think about your teeth when you’re loading up the grocery cart? Food is our body’s fuel; putting in the right kinds of foods can strengthen your body and help it heal. Certain foods are especially good for your teeth and gums. Do your mouth a favor; read on to find the enamel-friendly foods you should toss in the cart next time you hit the grocery store! Searching for a “dentist near me” in Denver, CO? Metro Dental Care’s convenient location [...]

Stock Up on These Teeth-Friendly Foods2019-04-24T12:22:49-06:00

Manual vs Electric Toothbrushes: Your General Dentist in Denver Weighs In


Something as simple as shopping for a toothbrush can become overwhelming when you realize how many options there are. Dental manufacturers will stop at nothing to convince you that their product is essential to proper oral health. For this reason, many patients are curious to know if electric toothbrushes are better than manual ones. Let’s get straight to the point. Both types of toothbrushes can clean the teeth safely and effectively. However, they each have pros and cons which may sway your decision when it comes to point of purchase. Today, your general dentist in Denver at Metropolitan Dental Care weighs [...]

Manual vs Electric Toothbrushes: Your General Dentist in Denver Weighs In2018-08-21T10:15:43-06:00