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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

“What are Those Things?”: Exploring Common Instruments in a Dental Office


You’ve been to the dentist tons of times, but you’ve never asked about those strange instruments your doctor uses to examine your teeth. Today, your general dentist in Lone Tree will satiate your curiosity and explore some of the most common tools used in a dental office. At Metropolitan Dental Care, we value patient education. In fact, our team believes the more you understand about the procedures we perform here, the more confident and relaxed you will be when undergoing your treatment. So, kick back, get comfortable, and read on to learn about the wild and wonderful world of dentistry! Mouth [...]

“What are Those Things?”: Exploring Common Instruments in a Dental Office2018-04-10T11:43:49-06:00

What a Dental Checkup and Cleaning Can Do for You


Even though we always enjoy catching up with our patients, there is a lot more to routine checkups and cleanings than a friendly hello. In fact, there are scientifically-based reasons why individuals should attend appointments at least every six months. At Metropolitan Dental Care, our team is passionate about helping patients achieve and maintain healthy teeth and gums. Today, we will talk about some of the most common benefits of regular visits and explore what a cleaning and dental checkup in Lone Tree can do for you. Remove Plaque and Tartar You brush at least twice a day. You never miss [...]

What a Dental Checkup and Cleaning Can Do for You2018-04-10T11:45:44-06:00

Foods to Eat after Oral Surgery


No one likes to hear that they need an extraction, gum graft, or other form of oral surgery. However, following the rules and guidelines following your procedure can help you enjoy a successful recovery. In fact, eating the right foods can even be fun! If you have undergone ­– or are about to undergo – oral surgery in Lone Tree, allow our team at Metropolitan Dental Care to recommend some of the best foods for recovery. Foods to Eat Following oral surgery, the soft tissues inside your mouth may be a bit irritated and sensitive. Therefore, the foods we recommend will be [...]

Foods to Eat after Oral Surgery2018-03-29T09:19:09-06:00

5 Things to Look for in a Dental Office


Finding a Lone Tree dentist for you and your family can be a daunting task. With countless options available, how do you choose the one that’s right for you? It’s important to have a doctor with knowledge and experience, yet it’s equally significant to find a provider that is kind, compassionate, and understanding. If you are seeking a dental office in Lone Tree, we sincerely hope you will pay us a visit at Metropolitan Dental Care. Our entire team strives to create an atmosphere of comfort, friendliness, and relaxation. We enjoy fostering relationships with existing and new patients alike. Today, we [...]

5 Things to Look for in a Dental Office2018-03-27T08:09:56-06:00