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Functional services - eliminating jaw pain, healing cold sores, and treating inflamed gums.Life is hard on our teeth, even when we take proper care of them. Circumstances beyond our control, such as age, genetics, and accidents or illnesses, can all have an effect on our oral health—as can diet and habits such as smoking.

Regardless of the cause, a cavity, tooth infection, or damaged or missing tooth robs you of your ability to function normally. It can make eating painful, change the way you chew, cause bad breath, and make you self-conscious about smiling. Some of these conditions can lead to even bigger problems if they’re ignored.

Whatever your concern, Metropolitan Dental can help you be yourself again. And that doesn’t just mean restoring your teeth to their normal, healthy state—it also means eliminating jaw pain, healing cold sores, and treating inflamed gums.


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