Did you know that nearly half of all Americans are living with a single type of disease? You may not hear about it on the news, but gum disease is a serious and extremely common disease that can affect the soft tissues of your mouth. Also known as “periodontal disease,” gum disease can affect our Denver patients’ overall health, and has been linked to heart disease and other systemic conditions in recent years. Staying on top of your oral health means remaining vigilant for early signs of gum disease. If you are experiencing any of the symptoms below, and are looking [...]
About Dr. LawAfter graduating from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, Steve Law, DDS co-founded Metropolitan Dental Care in 1983. Dr. Law continues his education regularly to bring Denver patients the latest technology, techniques, and comforts.
Yikes! A painful tooth can be an unwelcome surprise. When you bite down and experience sensitivity or pain, restorative dental treatments could be necessary. Restorative dentistry can eliminate the painful symptoms of teeth that have been damaged due to decay, infection, or trauma. Typically, for mild to moderate damage, your Denver restorative dentist will restore teeth through dental fillings or dental crowns. To understand the differences between these two common treatments, and to learn which one could be best for your painful tooth, read on! To schedule your appointment with a restorative dentist near downtown Denver, call our practice at 303.534.2626. [...]
If your Denver dentist advises a tooth extraction, the health of your mouth would benefit from removing a damaged or unhealthy tooth. While removing a tooth can seem daunting, there’s a lot you can do to help improve your recovery and get back to life as normal more quickly. When talking about extraction recovery tips, it’s often easier to talk about what NOT to do. By avoiding just a few things during the first few days of recovery, you can experience a positive recovery experience. Though the length of recovery varies from person to person, it often lasts anywhere from a [...]
Your smile pulls double duty; it not only functions as a way to speak and eat, but conveys your mood and alters your appearance. Dentistry services from Metro Dental Care combine form and function to address both sides of your unique smile. When it comes to restoring and repairing your smile, two comprehensive treatments can provide dramatic results for a totally new smile. For patients desiring improved health and function, a full mouth restoration offers restorative treatments. And for those patients desiring improved aesthetics and form, a smile makeover can alter the appearance of teeth and gums for a beautiful, inviting [...]
If you have crooked teeth, you may wonder “why?” If teeth are made to align correctly, why are so many people’s smiles misaligned and crooked? One theory says it's because of our modern diet. As early humans, we ate tougher, harder foods, and didn’t cut things up before chewing. Therefore, our jaws were much stronger and grew bigger during childhood. Today, our soft diet creates smaller jaws that are less likely to be able to adequately fit all our teeth in alignment. Crooked teeth are quite normal. But for our Denver patients who are looking to straighten their smile, we have [...]