What Happens When Your Dentures Dry Out?

When dentures dry out, it may cause pain and discomfort. The material that dentures are made out of requires constant moisture in order to keep them comfortable to wear each day. See below care tips for keeping dentures in the best possible shape. How Do Dentures Dry Out? Your dentist will provide a set of care tips … [Read more...]

Denture Talk: Can You Wear Dentures With An Overbite?

Are you missing teeth? The loss of teeth brings with it the loss of your smile and a decrease in your confidence levels. Perhaps you are interested in dentures, but you’re faced with an issue like malocclusion; an over or underbite. In truth, most of us have a very slight overbite that does not require correction. Having … [Read more...]

Why Your Dentist Should Know You’re On Blood Thinners

Perhaps you've heard the phrase before, "You can't change one part of the body without affecting the whole." Even in the world of dentistry, we see this inseparable interconnection from the mouth to the rest of the body. Changes done in your mouth have systemic effects because work done in your mouth doesn't just stay … [Read more...]

5 Denture Emergencies And How To Handle Them

In many cases, dental issues are developed over time due to bacterial growth, infection, and tooth decay, none of which is a fast process. However, some dental problems happen quickly and require emergency responses. If you aren't sure how to identify a dental emergency, and what to do if you find yourself in the middle … [Read more...]

Cigarettes And Tobacco — What Can They Do To Dentures?

People are often warned about how cigarettes and other nicotine products can harm their dental and overall health. Yet, some individuals may believe that once they start wearing dentures, smoking is fine since there are no longer natural teeth to affect. However, that is far from the reality. Here at Castle Rock Dental, … [Read more...]

Denture Talk: Dentures Can Help Fight Depression By Restoring Smiles

When there is something wrong with your teeth, it can be hard to even want to smile. Issues ranging from chipped teeth, discoloration, to tooth loss can be demoralizing and trigger depression and anxiety, notable worse in those predisposed to those issues. Tooth loss is particularly hard on people, especially if multiple … [Read more...]