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…+ Read More
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…+ Read More
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…+ Read More
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…+ Read More
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…+ Read More
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…+ Read More
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,…+ Read More
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…+ Read More
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…+ Read More
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…+ Read More