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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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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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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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How Often Should I See My Denturist?

As a general rule, you should be seeing your Denturist at least once a year, if you are wearing complete dentures. If you are wearing partial dentures or implant supported dentures, you will require more care, since real teeth and implants have need for other services. Cases like these require twice a year or more, depending of…

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What If My Dentures Are Loose?

Dentures that are loose is quite often a sign of bone tissue loss or an incorrect bite, or both. New dentures tend to be loose for the first few days.  They need this time to settle in, and for this reason, we always follow up with our patients after they have received their new dentures.…

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How Long Will My Teeth Last?

Most dentures have a 5-6 year life span.  Some people will wear them longer surely, but the biting edge is slowly worn down.   Denture wearers will compensate for the lost edge by chewing harder.   This will lead to stress and bone loss, especially for most people, because we all tend to chew on one…

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Why A Denturist?

A Denturist is the only professional who specializes in denture fit and fabrication.  Ideally, you want to see a Denturist who has his/her own lab and does his/her own work. We have the ability to customize every case and we get to see you a few times and really get a first hand impression of…

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How Often Should I See My Denturist?

Annual exams are very important for your oral health and the maintenance of your dentures.  Our Denturist helps you to do just that.  You want to have regular screening for oral cancer, as early detection gives you the best chance for treating it.  And there are oral signs relating to health issues that can be detected…

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How Long Will My Denture Last?

A good quality set of dentures should last 5-7 years. Yes, there are patients out there with dentures for 10+ years. The idea of changing the denture by 5-7 years allows for you to always have teeth with a sharp edge. This reduces pressure on your support tissue and keeps things healthier for longer. You might…

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Why Do I Need an Annual Denture Exam?

Why do I need an exam each year if I don’t have any teeth?? We hear this a lot! But it is in your best interest to take care of the investment you’ve made in your denture. Here is what Paul does for you when you come to see him for your annual exam: *…

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