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When You Have No Teeth

Sometimes you end up with only some (or none) of your teeth left in your mouth, due to an accident, disease, genetics, or some other reason, when you are missing some or all of your teeth, you experience problems. Confidence:  Your Beautiful Smile is gone!  So now you might be avoiding smiles or keeping your…

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The Gums on my Denture don’t Match the Gums in my Mouth

When the gums on your denture are not the same colour as your natural gums, they look fake. Everyone wants their dentures to look natural, so as not to appear to be wearing dentures.  But can the gums of the denture be lightened or darkened?  Unfortunately, this is not possible.  A new denture must be…

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Is It Hard to Eat with Dentures?

Eating with dentures is a skill that every patient acquires, albeit differently in each case.  As the patient, it is important to understand that the way you ate with real teeth is no longer helpful to you. A totally new set of skills will need to be learned to allow you to use the muscles…

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You Should Not Wear Loose Dentures

When loose dentures are worn, it can result in excessive friction and pressure against the gums and bones.  As a result, you may experience sore spots and/or  bone shrinkage.  Sore spots you will be aware of, but bone shrinkage you may not!  An annual exam with your Denturist will help you rid these sore spots and…

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Dentures Worn and Flat, Don’t Chew Well

If the teeth on your dentures are worn flat, then it is vital they are replaced.  In fact, having reached that point you can be certain that you have lost bone structure because of the existing set of dentures. Remember, bone loss is silent, with no symptoms and no pain.  It’s a microscopic process that…

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Dental Implants and Airport Metal Detection?

Contrary to urban legend, dental implants do not set off airport alarms.  These implants are not magnetic, they are made of surgical grade titanium. Dental implants are designed to be very safe for all people, physically, and for anything a person may need to do, like going through the airport.  Dental implants are also safe…

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Wires Showing on my Partial Denture

Wires or clasps are positioned exactly to create the best retention for the denture while causing the least amount of stress for the teeth involved.  Unfortunately, sometimes the esthetics  are not great.  A better solution would be to have implants installed to support the partial denture, so that no clasps would be required, especially any…

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I Hate My First Partial Denture

A new denture, partial or complete, is very difficult, for some, to adjust to.  ‘It feels bulky’, ‘It moves when I talk or eat’, are common comments after a person receives their new denture.   Most first dentures of any type will feel bulky and mobile, especially in cases where extractions have just occurred.  Usually within…

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Repairs

Many patients will come in for a repair right away if a front tooth is lost, but they will put it off if it’s a tooth in the back and not visible in the mirror.  The truth is, those molars in the back are just as important as the front teeth.  Your molars support your…

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Avoiding Denture Problems

Some denture wearers experience infections in their mouths. Cheilitis is not common problems, but it can occur. Cheilitis is a painful infection causing inflammation and cracks in the corners of your mouth. It seems like it might be because of the dentures but it is, in fact, a result of yeast in your body. And…

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