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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

Jawbone Regeneration for Dental Implants


Dental implants are the Cadillac of teeth replacement. However, to qualify for them, patients must have adequate jawbone to support the posts. Those who have lost significant bone volume over the years can increase their eligibility for dental implants with jawbone regeneration. This type of oral surgery in Lone Tree can be performed by our onsite periodontist, Dr. Mike Norouzinia. At Metropolitan Dental Care, we provide a number of treatments under one roof for the convenience of our patients. What Causes Bone Atrophy? Have you ever noticed that individuals who wear traditional dentures sometimes have a “sunken-in” appearance? This gaunt look [...]

Jawbone Regeneration for Dental Implants2018-04-10T11:50:02-06:00

Full-arch Replacement using Dental Implants


It is no secret that dental implants have changed the world of dentistry. As a matter of fact, the majority of dentists worldwide agree that implants are the most superior teeth replacement option available. But what about patients who are missing all of their teeth? If this is your situation, you may be wondering if dental implants are even an option for you. At Metropolitan Dental Care, we offer a number of dental implant solutions for patients with a variety of needs. Today, we will explore the different types of full-arch replacement using dental implants, and also discuss why this type [...]

Full-arch Replacement using Dental Implants2018-02-06T09:46:20-06:00

What is Bone Grafting and When is it Necessary?


“You need a bone graft.” It’s not the most comforting sentence in the world. If your dentist tells you this, there is no need to worry! Bone grafting is actually a common procedure in dentistry, and it isn’t as scary (or as invasive) as it sounds. Bone density can be insufficient in some cases. This may be due to trauma, infection, or genetics. At Metropolitan Dental Care, our restorative dentist and periodontist offer bone grafting procedures to rebuild the jawbone for a healthy foundation. There are actually several reasons why a bone graft may be necessary. Today, we will explore some [...]

What is Bone Grafting and When is it Necessary?2018-01-22T06:26:26-06:00

Benefits of Implant-Supported Dentures


Are you currently wearing a traditional denture? Today’s prostheses are more lifelike than ever before, delivering a beautiful, natural-looking smile. However, many who wear full dentures are still self-conscious, often feeling the need to cover their mouths when they talk, smile, and laugh. This is because conventional dentures, no matter how well-made, can still slip and shift around. At Metropolitan Dental Care, we offer dental implants in the Lone Tree and Denver areas. Dental implants can be used to stabilize a denture, so you can go back to enjoying the little things again, like your favorite foods! To find out how [...]

Benefits of Implant-Supported Dentures2018-01-22T06:13:09-06:00