Denture Talk: Common Reasons Young People Need Dentures

Dentures can become stigmatized as an old person thing. But in reality, many younger people end up needing dentures to restore their smile. It makes sense when you think about it. Most people finish having all their permanent teeth come in by their early teens—with wisdom teeth usually erupting in the late teens, early … [Read more...]

Is A Dental Implant Painful?

For those who have been considering one or more dental implants, a common concern is if a dental implant is painful. Since receiving a dental implant requires surgery, there is a certain amount of pain associated with this dental operation. However, the pain is temporary and can be overcome with the right dentist and … [Read more...]

Denture Talk: Are Supported Or Fixed-Implant Dentures What You Need?

If you have been considering dentures to address your oral health needs, you likely know that there are several styles of dentures and that implanted dentures are the most stable options. However, what you may not know is that there are two different types of implanted dentures—implant-supported dentures and fixed-implant … [Read more...]

Denture Talk: All You Need To Know About Partial Dentures

There are plenty of instances where you don’t need the full traditional dentures, but other dental solutions such as dental implants or dental bridges aren’t the answer. Instead, you can opt for partial dentures as a flexible solution to replace missing and damaged teeth. Partial dentures are custom-made dental … [Read more...]

How Dental Checkups Can Help Fight Gingivitis and Alzheimer’s Disease

As the effects of Alzheimer’s disease become better known, more people are investigating ways to prevent this debilitating cognitive decline disorder. Among the preventative solutions, you get answers like using hearing aids to correct hearing loss, stay social, keep engaged in things to help occupy your mind, and other … [Read more...]

Denture Talk: Are There Different Kinds Of Dentures?

The image of dentures that comes to most people’s minds is the traditional removable dentures, the ones they may have seen their grandparents use. However, dental technology has become far more advanced, and there are several different kinds of dentures now available. Two Basic Styles Of Dentures Here at Castle Rock … [Read more...]

Denture Talk: What You Need To Know About Dry Mouth And Dentures

When you are missing most to all of your teeth, dentures can help make eating and speaking far easier, as well as helping to prevent your face from having a sunken in look. But, sometimes, dentures wearers can suffer from dry mouth, which can have a significant impact on your oral health. What Is Dry Mouth Dry mouth is a … [Read more...]

Dispelling Common Myths About Dental Implants

There is plenty of misinformation that gets circulate about dental implants. From saying they are obvious to being too hard to care for, these myths are passed around and may stop you from choosing to have a dental implant placed when it is actually the best choice for you. Learn the truth behind the most common myths … [Read more...]

7 Best Tips To Clean And Store Dentures

Taking care of your dentures may not be as intuitive a process as you might think. As dentures are an investment in your overall oral health and confidence, it is important that you know how to care for your dentures. To help you properly care for your dentures, our dentists at Castle Rock Dental have seven of the best … [Read more...]

Denture Talk: How Dentures Used To Be Made And How They’re Made Today

The modern denture has come a long way since humankind first started trying to replace missing teeth. Where we now use materials such as porcelain and acrylic resins, dentures used to be made with far different materials, ranging from wood to animal teeth! While you won’t find animal teeth dentures at Castle Rock Dental, … [Read more...]