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How Will I Look with Dentures??

Dentures created by your Denturist, are created directly by the Denturist.  The same person who meets with you, knows what you want, and knows what you look like.  So he can immediately pour up your impression and set the teeth to compliment your face, because he has seen you.  If years of aging and pronounced…

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Can I Replace Just My Bottom Denture?

Yes, you can, but the improvement in your fit will be compromised. The bite of your new denture with the old denture depends on how worn and ill-fitting the complimenting denture is.  For example, if you have a set of dentures that are 5 years or older and we replace only one of the dentures,…

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My Sister’s Teeth Fit Her Great, Why Do I Have Problems?

Patients will often compare their experience with dentures to someone else’s experience.  This is human nature and although it sounds reasonable, it really isn’t.  Everyone Patient success with function and esthetics is directly related to the structures of the oral cavity and the patient’s chewing habits.  Some people chew only on one side, or chew…

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Dentures: How Visiting A Denturist Can Benefit You

PREVENTION AND TREATMENT Poor oral health can affect more than just your mouth, it can also have an impact on your physical and emotional wellbeing, but visiting a denturist can provide you with much-needed support and expertise. When tooth loss occurs — either through trauma or disease — many people feel overwhelmed. There will be…

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TOP TIPS FOR DENTURE WEARERS

Your dentures won’t cause oral cancer, but poorly fitting dentures and poor oral care over a long period can cause irritation, infection, and the inflammation that has been associated with oral cancer. To limit your risk of oral cancer: Refrain from heavy alcohol use. Don’t use tobacco at all. Have your dentures checked by your…

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Do I Need to be Referred by a Dentist?

No, we are autonomous practitioners.  We work with Dentists when required for specific denture cases.  We will see anyone who is thinking they need dentures or anyone who already has dentures.  You do not need permission from your dentist to see us.  We will work with your own dentist when making your new denture.  And…

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Why Dentures Affect My Speech?

A denture is foreign in your mouth, and you and your tongue need to adapt to your new denture.  It is new in your mouth, it feels different and your tongue needs to function around the denture, when talking and eating.  But in time, the tissue will adapt to it, and eventually it will feel…

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Time to Reline

Don’t wait until your dentures are loose before caring for them.  If you do, you risk fracture of the denture or teeth, or both.  You’ve paid a lot of money for your dentures, so you want to take care of them.   By doing this they last longer and serve their purpose.  Ideally, 2 –…

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Walking is Good for Us (?)

“My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She’s ninety-seven now, and we don’t know where the heck she is.” ― Ellen DeGeneres

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Why a Check Up If I Have No Real Teeth?

Remembering that your soft tissue support your denture, it is important to have those tissues checked annually. At your exam, we can do a Velscope exam, to check for more invasive disease which maybe larking in the oral environment undetected. Soft tissue, or gum tissues as it’s known, is key in supporting the bone health…

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