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When to Seek Replacement Teeth


Every Denver dentist will tell you that your natural teeth are always worth saving; maintaining the “real thing” is the best option for a healthy comfortable smile. But sometimes, replacement teeth are needed because — life happens; when teeth are no longer positively impacting your oral health, or are beyond restorative procedures, tooth replacement offers a safe and effective alternative. But many patients wonder when is the right time to seek out replacement teeth? How do you know when replacement teeth will be better than your natural teeth? Read on to discover the common reasons why our patients receive replacement teeth. [...]

When to Seek Replacement Teeth2019-03-15T12:21:39-06:00

5 Common Causes of Toothaches


Maybe you’ve been there before. You wake up one morning with pain radiating from your tooth. You felt just fine the night before. What happened? Sometimes toothaches appear suddenly without explanation. Today, our team at Metropolitan Dental Care explores 5 common causes of toothaches and explains how we can treat these symptoms at our Lone Tree, CO dental practice. #1: Tooth Decay When the tooth enamel is compromised, you are at a higher risk for tooth decay. When plaque deposits are not regularly removed, they feed on starches and sugars in the oral cavity. As a result, acid is produced, which [...]

5 Common Causes of Toothaches2018-12-14T06:21:22-07:00