Are you seeking solutions for teeth grinding in Denver? Did you know that bruxism and TMJ disorder share several of the same symptoms? These two conditions can exist separately or in conjunction with one another. Therefore, it is important to understand the differences between the two so you can receive proper care and treatment. Today, our team at Metropolitan Dental Care will explore the similarities and differences between these two issues and discuss treatment options for both. About Bruxism Bruxism is a condition characterized by teeth grinding or clenching. While most patients brux subconsciously while sleeping, some find they involuntarily [...]
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Gum disease is incredibly common. In fact, according to the American Dental Association, nearly half of all individuals in the United States have suffered from the condition at some point. While our team at Metropolitan Dental Care is well-equipped to treat gum disease effectively, we prefer to prevent it altogether when possible. Even if you are genetically prone to the condition, following a few guidelines can help keep harmful bacteria at bay and offer a better quality of life. Today, our team will discuss several tips and tricks for preventing periodontal disease in Lone Tree. Attend All Routine Dental Visits Professional [...]
Unfortunately, in today’s world, chronic stress is becoming more commonplace. Coping with the pressure, tension, and worries of daily life can be difficult. If stress is not managed in a healthy, productive way, it can take a toll on your health, including your teeth and gums. Today, your general dentist in Lone Tree will discuss the types of oral health conditions that can develop due to stress and explain how patients can manage these issues. Metropolitan Dental Care has been serving our community for over three decades. No matter what your oral health concerns, our doctors can help you develop a [...]
Cleaning between the teeth is essential for healthy teeth and gums. In fact, it is just as important as brushing. There are several different methods available for achieving this goal, including floss, interproximal brushes, dental picks, and Waterpiks. Today, our team at Metropolitan Dental Care discusses the key differences between traditional floss and Waterpiks. When you attend a dental visit in Lone Tree, we can help you determine which technique will be most beneficial for your oral health needs. What is a Waterpik? A Waterpik – or a water flosser – is a device that emits a thin, strong, stream of [...]
Summertime is here! It’s time for fun in the sun. Before you jet off to your vacation destination, it’s important to be prepared for anything that comes your way – and that includes dental emergencies. Unfortunately, toothaches can occur without warning. While dental pain can certainly be a nuisance, it doesn’t have to ruin your vacation. Today, your emergency dentist in Lone Tree at Metropolitan Dental Care will discuss some of the most common traumatic scenarios and explain how to address them appropriately. If you are in the Denver or Lone Tree area, and are experiencing a dental emergency, call Metropolitan [...]