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When is Gum Surgery Necessary?


At Metropolitan Dental Care, we believe in keeping treatment as conservative as possible. That being said, there are times when surgical intervention is necessary to preserve the health of your teeth and gums. Here, your Denver dentists discuss gum surgery and explain when this type of treatment may be necessary. What is gum (periodontal) disease? The mildest form of periodontal disease is gingivitis. This begins with the build-up of bacterial plaque that hardens into calculus. Also known as tartar, calculus irritates the gums, causing them to become inflamed and easily bleed. With gingivitis, the symptoms are mild, and the teeth remain stable. Many people [...]

When is Gum Surgery Necessary?2021-04-29T18:43:18-06:00

Recognizing the Symptoms of Gum Disease


If you’ve spent any time at all in the dental office, you know that gum disease can wreak havoc on your oral health. In fact, it is the leading cause of tooth loss. At Metropolitan Dental Care, we offer a wide range of treatments in periodontal care, including deep cleanings, gum surgery, and more. But treating gum disease early can help prevent more serious problems from developing in the future. If you suspect you have gum disease in Denver, consider scheduling an appointment with Dr. Mike Norouzinia, our on-staff periodontist. He can recommend a customized treatment plan to help you achieve [...]

Recognizing the Symptoms of Gum Disease2018-09-13T14:30:18-06:00

3 Common Gum Disease Treatments


Your teeth and gums work together to create a beautifully balanced and healthy smile. When one is unhealthy, it can negatively affect the other. It is estimated that 90 percent of Americans over the age of 30 have at least one cavity. That means nine out of every 10 people you come in contact with most likely have a cavity, making it a common health concern. While it may be the norm to discuss cavities among friends and co-workers, one oral health concern that is just as serious but less talked about is gum disease. This chronic gum infection affects roughly [...]

3 Common Gum Disease Treatments2017-11-02T17:22:31-06:00