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Metro Dental Holiday Hours 2016

We will be closed on December 24, 26, and 31. We are open on December 27, 28, and 29. Metro Dental Team thank all our patients for your support and wish everyone Happy Holidays! 

This may surprise you: Super Athletes and their Garbage Mouth

Very interesting article on the importance of oral health as an integrated part of overall body health. Many causes of bad dental problems star athletes have such as over-consumption of sugar drinks, constant snacking leading to dental decays and grinding due to stress are also suffered by average individuals. Whether you think you may have
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Dental Emergency Tips #1

We are going to run a series of posts giving patients helpful tips on common dental emergencies and how to deal with them until you can see your dentist. It is important that you see your dentist even if symptoms resolve because the lack of pain or discomfort does not mean lack of disease- and
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Your Child’s First Visit at the Dentist

This is a question which is asked very often at our office by parents and the answer may surprise you. Parents often wonder at what age it would be appropriate to bring their precious little ones to see the dentist. Some parents believe that there is no need to see a dentist until all the
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You may be grinding your teeth but just don’t know it!

Do you wake up with sore teeth, facial facial or jaw joints? Have you experienced increased sensitivity to hot/cold in your teeth or noticed that your teeth are getting shorter and shorter every year? If you answer yes any of the above questions, you may be grinding your teeth. Teeth grinding or bruxism is quite
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Dental Myth-Busters

At Metro Dental we want everyone to know the important facts about dental care. The internet provides a lot of valuable information which can be helpful, but there are also a lot of ‘myths’ about your teeth that are not evidence or scientifically based and many of those myths can be detrimental to your oral
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Proper Brushing Techniques

Tired of hearing the same old tune from your dentist or hygienist when you get your cleaning? Here are some useful tips for you to read for yourself, at your leisure. Improper brushing can not only leave plaque and calculus that will ultimately lead to tooth decays and periodontal disease, it can also cause self-inflicted
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