Denture Talk: Will Drinking Alcohol Damage My Dentures?

Your dentures will restore your smile and your oral functionality. They also come with some restrictions, including avoiding soaking them overnight in solutions that contain alcohol. It can be tempting to leave your dentures soaking overnight in mouthwash, or to use products containing isopropyl alcohol to clean them. This … [Read more...]

What To Expect With Full Mouth Tooth Extraction Before Dentures

If you have severe decay in most of your teeth, or you have advanced periodontal disease, you may be a good candidate for full dentures. Prior to being fit with your dentures, you could be in need of a full mouth tooth extraction. A full mouth extraction and dentures may be the recommended treatment course, in order to … [Read more...]

Denture Talk: How To Keep Dentures From Falling Out

One of the concerns that many dental patients face when they first get dentures is that they worry about their dentures slipping and falling out. The dentures you wear should offer you a secure fit against your gums. However, it could be that your dentures have gradually felt looser and simply don’t fit as well as they once … [Read more...]

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...]

What Is A Denture Adhesive And How Do I Know If I Need It

If you’re looking to get dentures in the near future (or have them already), then some sort of denture adhesive might be something you’re looking into in order to help take care of your mouth, gums, and new pearly whites. What Is A Denture Adhesive? Dental adhesives essentially work by helping to keep your dentures in the … [Read more...]

Can Dentures Be Fit To Receding Gums?

Gum recession can be triggered by a number of issues, ranging from periodontitis to genetics. If not addressed, gum recession can also lead to tooth loss. So, before any dentures can be fitted, your gum recession will need to be addressed. Whether you only need deep scaling and planing or need gum grafts, once your gum … [Read more...]

Do Dentures And Implants Cause Problems At Airport Security

Travelers who have had dental work may worry that they will set off the metal detectors when going through security at an airport. However, while there may be metal included in some dental work, such as the rods in dental implants, this kind of metal will not set off a metal detector at an airport. Dental Implants Do … [Read more...]