Village Green Dentures Blog
Bedtime and Blood Pressure People with hypertension are particularly likely to have heart attacks overnight, in part because their blood pressure typically doesn’t go down then as much as it should. A five year study in the September 2010 issue of Chronobiology International found that people who took at least one of their blood-pressure pills…+ Read More
How Should I Clean My Denture?
‘How to clean my denture?’ is a question that is asked a lot. Cleaning your denture should be a daily routine for everyone. Use a denture brush or a gentle/soft toothbrush and denture cleaning paste. You want to avoid using abrasive tools or cleansers, as this will scratch your dentures, leading to pockets for bacteria…+ Read More
When Can I Eat After I Get My Denture?
Eating with new dentures will take a little practice and may be uncomfortable for some wearers for a few weeks. To get used to the new denture, start with soft foods cut into small pieces. Chew slowly using both sides of your mouth. As you get used to new dentures, add other foods until you…+ Read More
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…+ Read More
Minister with New Dentures
The Pastor’s New Teeth A preacher goes to the denturist for a set of dentures. The first Sunday after he gets his new teeth, he could only talk in the pulpit for five minutes. The second Sunday, his sermon lasted for ten minutes. The following Sunday, he talked for an hour and 30 minutes. The…+ Read More
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: *…+ Read More
Can I Repair My Dentures With Glue?
‘I will just crazy glue it together.’ I hear this all the time. Really? Of course, the glue will fail in the mouth and the problem will become larger because the glue will melt the denture base material. Thus toxic substances should not be going on in the mouth. So get your dentures repaired at…+ Read More
Many patients will come in 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 bite and the…+ Read More
Care For Your Oral Health
Did you know dentures should be removed from your mouth at bedtime? The stress on your tissue of a great fitting denture will reduce the blood flow to those soft tissues and this slowly decreases your bone height. You mouth needs at least 8 hours of downtime to recoup after the day’s events. So, bedtime…+ Read More
Annual Denture Exams
Why go for an annual exam if I only have a few teeth, or none, left? You have invested money in your dentures; you want to maintain them to improve their functionality. Paul will check for cracks, chips and scratches on the denture, and he checks the bite and stability of the denture. If these…+ Read More