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Our new employee Shawn Tipple talks about why he chose to pursue a career in Dentistry

As an aspiring dentist, I have received mixed responses when I explain to others the career path I have chosen.  Most are intrigued, however, some retort with, “I honestly cannot stand the dentist…no offense”.  But hey, can you blame them for this response? I don't enjoy having others' hands in my mouth either. While many cringe at the thought of visiting the dentist, oral health brings me excitement. Dentistry combines scientific knowledge, hands on activity, and most importantly social interaction. I believe I speak for many in the dental field when I say dentistry is interesting because there is no greater [...]

Our new employee Shawn Tipple talks about why he chose to pursue a career in Dentistry2016-10-25T21:48:09-06:00

6 Signs That It’s Time for a Dental Checkup and Cleaning

The American Dental Association recommends dental appointments every six months. However, it is estimated that nearly 100 million Americans don’t make it to a dentist every year. This leaves people vulnerable to oral health issues that could have easily been prevented with a dental checkup and cleaning.  At Metropolitan Dental Care, we understand that our fast-paced world makes it difficult to find time to see a dentist. But, it’s still important to be proactive about your oral health. So, if you haven’t been to a dentist in a while, then here are six signs that it’s time for a dental checkup [...]

6 Signs That It’s Time for a Dental Checkup and Cleaning2022-01-18T11:01:12-07:00

Can a cosmetic dentist fix my smile?

In short, yes, a cosmetic dentist can fix your smile! The longer version of the answer is a little more complex. Every patient’s journey to their ideal smile is different because we are all unique. Before you even begin your cosmetic dentistry journey, you may require restorative care, such as a dental crown, filling, or dental bridge. Gum disease treatment is also necessary for some patients. Once you have reached optimal oral health, the cosmetic procedures can begin. While you may have an idea of what treatments you need, a cosmetic dentist can explain all of your options in detail and [...]

Can a cosmetic dentist fix my smile?2020-12-11T09:16:48-07:00

The Dangers of Teeth Grinding and How to Quit

Bruxism, also known as teeth grinding, affects millions of children and adults across the country. Two of the most common causes of teeth grinding are stress and anxiety. When the worries of the day spill over into your sleep, the body may react by grinding the teeth. Because this happens at night, bruxism often goes completely unnoticed. Other causes of bruxism include taking certain medications, sleep disorders, and lifestyle choices. Continue reading to learn about the dangers of teeth grinding and how it can be treated. The Negative Effects of Teeth Grinding Bruxism affects much more than just your teeth; it [...]

The Dangers of Teeth Grinding and How to Quit2020-12-02T09:26:46-07:00

Denver Dentist Offers 7 Oral Hygiene Tips for a Healthy, Radiant Smile

Oftentimes, a beautiful smile is correlated with a healthy smile. While bright, perfectly straight teeth may seem to be in perfect health, that isn’t always the care. However, a less-than-perfect smile can be in great health! For most of our patients, the goal is to have both at the same time. As dentists, our first priority is to help patients achieve optimal oral health. Once we’ve met that goal, we are happy to help our patients create a picture-perfect smile through cosmetic dental treatments. Gaining and maintaining a healthy, beautiful smile starts at home. Here are seven tips from our Denver [...]

Denver Dentist Offers 7 Oral Hygiene Tips for a Healthy, Radiant Smile2020-11-29T22:26:23-07:00

Tooth Replacement Options for A Single Missing Tooth

Just one missing tooth can affect the appearance and function of your smile. An imperfect smile can also lead to poor oral health, compromised overall health, and low self-esteem. It is so important to replace a missing tooth as soon as possible to avoid these negative consequences. Even for a single missing tooth, there are several tooth replacement options. In this blog, our Denver dentists discuss the advantages and disadvantages of a dental bridge, partial denture, and dental implant. Tooth Replacement Option #1: Dental Bridge A traditional dental bridge can replace up to three missing teeth by attaching to the neighboring [...]

Tooth Replacement Options for A Single Missing Tooth2020-11-17T08:17:30-07:00
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