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5 Reasons to Choose White Fillings

2020-10-19T10:12:41-06:00

What’s worse than a cavity? How about having it filled with unsightly silver mercury that stands out in your mouth for the world to see? Yikes! Even if you have to deal with tooth decay, it’s not as bad as you might think since you can choose a white filling. These fillings have grown in popularity over the past several decades because of the benefits that they boast. At Metropolitan Dental Care, any one of our talented dentists can use this option for damaged teeth to improve their appearance and enhance function. White fillings can help restore your oral health and [...]

5 Reasons to Choose White Fillings2020-10-19T10:12:41-06:00

When Does a Toothache Require Treatment?

2020-02-13T11:18:18-07:00

As with other forms of pain or discomfort, a toothache is the body’s way of communicating a potential oral health issue. Patients should take any toothache seriously. Even mild oral discomfort can develop into persistent pain if left unaddressed.  If you are experiencing severe or persistent oral pain, please schedule a visit to our office soon. Most causes of toothaches can be treated with minimal intervention. Once the source of your discomfort has been addressed, you can enjoy restful sleep and restored oral health.  What is causing my toothache? Diagnosing the cause of your toothache will be our doctor’s top priority [...]

When Does a Toothache Require Treatment?2020-02-13T11:18:18-07:00

Treating Tooth Decay

2018-06-12T08:05:00-06:00

There are several different restorative options used to repair decayed teeth. However, most patients don’t really stop to think about them until they are faced with a cavity. Today, your Lone Tree dentist will explore a few of the most common treatments for tooth decay, including fillings, crowns, and root canal therapy. Metropolitan Dental Care has been providing full-service dental care for our community for over 30 years. No matter what your unique dental needs, our team can help. Dental Fillings During the first stage of tooth decay, bacteria erode the enamel and make the teeth more vulnerable to damage. Once [...]

Treating Tooth Decay2018-06-12T08:05:00-06:00

Do You Need a Tooth Extraction?

2017-11-29T21:46:43-07:00

Have you recently received the news that a tooth needs to be extracted? Do you have anxiety about the procedure or how your smile will be affected? If you find yourself nodding along to these questions, rest assured you are not alone, and this is a completely normal response. While conservative restorative methods, such as root canal therapy or dental crowns, are generally attempted first to preserve a tooth, when the damage is severe, a tooth extraction may be recommended to protect your oral health. If an unhealthy tooth remains in place, it can lead to chronic pain, gum disease, abscess, [...]

Do You Need a Tooth Extraction?2017-11-29T21:46:43-07:00

7 Foods That Naturally Whiten Teeth

2017-11-29T21:34:54-07:00

It’s a pretty well known fact that coffee, red wine, black tea, and tomato-based products can dull and stain your teeth. But did you know there are certain foods available that may naturally brighten your pearly whites? Just by making a few food swaps in the grocery aisle, you can deter tooth decay and, perhaps, enjoy a more radiant smile. Whiter teeth can take years off your appearance and make you look and feel more attractive. At Metropolitan Dental Care, we offer professional teeth whitening at our Lone Tree and Denver locations, to lighten tooth enamel by several shades. It is [...]

7 Foods That Naturally Whiten Teeth2017-11-29T21:34:54-07:00