Complete Denture Anatomy – What Makes Up Your Dentures?

Whether partial or full, dentures can restore both your ability to smile with confidence and your ability to enjoy foods that you love. But do you know what goes into the making of your dentures? There are several parts to your complete dentures, each serving a vital role in ensuring that your dentures look and function … [Read more...]

Denture Talk: What Can You Eat With Dentures?

There are so many benefits to getting dentures. Your new dentures have restored your smile, boosted your confidence and best of all restored your ability to enjoy your favorite foods again. You may wonder what to eat with new dentures, or whether some of your comfort foods are off limits now that you are a denture wearer. … [Read more...]

Facial Collapse – What Is It And How To Avoid It

After the loss of your natural teeth, dentures can offer the restorative solution you are looking for. More than restoring your smile, dentures can restore functionality where it was once lost when the natural teeth were in poor health or had been lost. Over time, denture wearers may start to notice several changes to their … [Read more...]

Everything You Need To Know About TMJ And Dentures

Dentures can restore functionality and aesthetics after having lost multiple teeth. There are some well-known concerns about dentures, but many are not aware of the connection between TMJ and dentures. The more that you understand about your dentures and how they can have an impact on your life overall, the better you will … [Read more...]

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...]