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What Are the Symptoms of Gum Disease?

2020-08-20T09:56:25-06:00

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

When is Gum Surgery Necessary?

2021-04-29T18:43:18-06:00

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

Genetics and Gum Disease in Denver

2019-04-24T09:42:18-06:00

The leading cause of tooth loss is periodontal disease. In fact, nearly half of all Americans will develop the condition at some point in their lives. While neglectful habits and poor oral hygiene can certainly contribute to gum disease, these are not the only factors. Genetics play a significant role as well. If you have gum disease in Denver, our doctors at Metropolitan Dental Care can help identify the root cause and treat the condition accordingly. Hereditary Effects on Periodontal Disease Heart disease and other serious health conditions can often run in families. The same is true for periodontal disease. Many [...]

Genetics and Gum Disease in Denver2019-04-24T09:42:18-06:00

Types of Oral Surgery in Denver, CO

2019-04-23T13:12:08-06:00

No one likes to hear that they need surgery. However, at times it is necessary to provide the highest level of care. If you need oral surgery in Denver, we hope you will consider us. At Metropolitan Dental Care, we understand that convenience is important to our patients. That is why we have general dentists and specialists on staff at our practice, so you can have all of your dental needs met under one roof. Whether you need a tooth removed, a tooth replaced, or periodontal therapy, we’ve got you covered. Our Denver dentists will do everything they can to help you [...]

Types of Oral Surgery in Denver, CO2019-04-23T13:12:08-06:00

Are You in Need of a Full Mouth Restoration?

2017-11-03T15:23:41-06:00

When you examine yourself in the mirror, what do you see smiling back at you? Do you notice missing, uneven, broken, or severely damaged teeth? If any imperfections are preventing you from fully displaying your smile, it may be time to consider a full mouth restoration. By combining several restorative and cosmetic procedures into one treatment plan, you can address multiple issues at once. While some treatments can be completed in one office visit, others will be spread out over several months. These treatments will work together to create a healthier, more attractive smile that will give you the confidence you [...]

Are You in Need of a Full Mouth Restoration?2017-11-03T15:23:41-06:00