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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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How to Apply Denture Adhesive

We get a lot of patients asking about a good denture adhesive.  And we tell people that most of them do the job very well.  The trick to its effectiveness is in the application.  Here are a few tips:  Apply the adhesive evenly on the surface that rests on your tissues (gums) Less is more.…

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Implant Supported Dentures

We see a lot of patients inquiring in implant supported dentures.  One of the most common questions is: “What are implant supported dentures?  We found a little Youtube video that explains this type of treatment.  Click on the following video and call us after viewing for your free consultation with our Denturist, to see if…

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Effects of Poor Fitting Dentures

As people age, their dentures don’t change, but their mouths do. If you have false teeth, they should fit and you should be wearing them. Proper care and regular dental visits are important factors for keeping your mouth healthy and your dentures in good shape. Problems From Poor Fitting Dentures With age, the gum ridges in…

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Happy 150th Birthday Canada!!!

Wishing All Canadians a Safe and Happy Canada 150th Birthday Celebration!!!!  Enjoy this Wonderful Long Weekend!!

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