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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Your Denture Care

Your Winning Smile Dentures fabricated by our Denturist will provide you with a natural looking smile.  With proper maintenance, your smile will last longer for you.  As with natural teeth, your dentures will wear down and stain from foods/beverages and other habits, (eg. smoking).  And as we age, changes to our tissues in our mouths…

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How To Keep Your Mouth and Dentures Healthy

While there seem to be a lot of instructions that come along with getting dentures, two of the most important cover a lot of territory: Do take your dentures out overnight for cleaning and don’t accept or try to adjust to an ill-fitting set. Cleaning the teeth — real and manmade — and caring for…

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Don’t Use Toothpicks on Your Dentures

When you want to clean your dentures, or clean food from them, you should take them out and rinse them.  By using a toothpick you can damage your denture by creating scratches or affecting the smooth transition from the tooth to the acrylic (gum) of the denture.  In some cases, people lose control of what…

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When Will I Need Dentures?

Many believe that as we get older, we will eventually have to wear dentures.  But with proper dental and oral health care, we can push this option further into our future.  Brushing, flossing and regular dental visits will help you to keep your own teeth longer. Should the loss of your teeth occur, then you…

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