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What is your tooth pain telling you?


Our body has a way of communicating with our mind when something is “off”; usually, it’s through pain or discomfort. Sore muscles, sinus pressure, and headaches are all ways that our body communicates that it needs rest, water, or anything else. Your teeth and gums are no different! When patients call our Denver dental practice complaining of tooth pain, it’s an indication that something is not as it should be. To discover the source of the pain, and to treat the underlying issue, our doctors use information such as the patient’s description of the pain, as well as X-ray images and [...]

What is your tooth pain telling you?2019-05-13T09:31:25-06:00

Three Reasons Why Your Dentist May Perform a Tooth Extraction


“Dental extraction” is the term we use to describe removing a tooth from the mouth. Most dentists will tell you that maintaining your natural teeth is always preferable for keeping a healthy, strong mouth. But sometimes, a tooth becomes negative - rather than positive - to your overall health and wellbeing. Though “pulling a tooth” can sound scary, our dentists are experienced and highly skilled in removing teeth with minimal discomfort. Below, learn the most common reasons why your Denver dentist could recommend a tooth extraction. When it comes to oral health, you want to choose the best for you and [...]

Three Reasons Why Your Dentist May Perform a Tooth Extraction2019-05-10T13:41:35-06:00

Filling or Crown? The Best Treatment for Your Tooth


Yikes! A painful tooth can be an unwelcome surprise. When you bite down and experience sensitivity or pain, restorative dental treatments could be necessary. Restorative dentistry can eliminate the painful symptoms of teeth that have been damaged due to decay, infection, or trauma. Typically, for mild to moderate damage, your Denver restorative dentist will restore teeth through dental fillings or dental crowns. To understand the differences between these two common treatments, and to learn which one could be best for your painful tooth, read on! To schedule your appointment with a restorative dentist near downtown Denver, call our practice at 303.534.2626. [...]

Filling or Crown? The Best Treatment for Your Tooth2019-04-07T19:40:05-06:00

6 Things You Shouldn’t Do After a Tooth Extraction


If your Denver dentist advises a tooth extraction, the health of your mouth would benefit from removing a damaged or unhealthy tooth. While removing a tooth can seem daunting, there’s a lot you can do to help improve your recovery and get back to life as normal more quickly. When talking about extraction recovery tips, it’s often easier to talk about what NOT to do. By avoiding just a few things during the first few days of recovery, you can experience a positive recovery experience. Though the length of recovery varies from person to person, it often lasts anywhere from a [...]

6 Things You Shouldn’t Do After a Tooth Extraction2019-04-07T12:03:45-06:00

Restoring a Broken Tooth


A broken tooth means a restorative dentistry appointment is in your future! If you break a tooth, follow these instructions to stabilize the tooth until you can be seen by our Denver dentists. Once you get to your appointment, your Metro Dental Care dentist may recommend one of the following treatments to restore your broken tooth. The type of treatment needed can vary, depending on the severity of the break, the health and strength of your tooth, or the location of the tooth that broke. Below, learn more about our common restorative procedures and what you can expect while in the [...]

Restoring a Broken Tooth2019-04-03T17:38:18-06:00