Should I replace or repair my denture?

Many patients with ill-fitting dentures have trouble determining whether to pay for denture repair or replace their prosthetics with a new set. When dentures begin to fit improperly, it is often due to bone atrophy, which commonly accompanies total tooth loss because without the roots of teeth anchored into the jawbone, the body begins to…

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I’m Interested in Dental Implants, What Should I Do Next?

Are you suffering from tooth loss? If so, you might be feeling overwhelmed by your tooth replacement options. Thanks to advancements in oral healthcare, patients have access to various types of prosthetic teeth. While the quality and longevity of replacement teeth has certainly improved in recent years, it is important for patients to carefully review…

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I Want Dentures: Where Do I Start?

Tooth loss is devastating. Losing teeth affects many facets of your life – especially on a daily level. It is important to replace lost teeth so that patients can regain the ability to eat comfortably and smile with confidence. If you are reviewing your tooth replacement solutions, you might be overwhelmed with your many options.…

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Is The Dental Implant Prone To Cavities Or Gum Disease?

Are you researching your options for replacement teeth? Has tooth loss affected your daily life? We understand the traumatic and distressing nature of losing teeth in adulthood and because it’s important to replace teeth for oral health reasons, our oral surgeons offer dental implants. Dental implants are a great option for replacing lost teeth because…

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Tooth Loss Can Have Far-Reaching Effects on Your Dental Health

Are you suffering with the many effects associated with tooth loss? Do you need durable yet affordable dentures? Losing teeth is incredibly distressing to your overall health and mental wellbeing. Not only do patients encounter difficulty eating food comfortably, tooth loss can be isolating. Without teeth, many people tend to withdraw from social events and…

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When to Repair or Replace Uncomfortable Dentures

Are your dentures causing discomfort? Do they move when you eat or speak? If your dentures have become uncomfortable or fit differently than they use to, it is likely time to talk to an oral health professional about denture repair or replacement. Wearing ill-fitting dentures can cause gum soreness and oral discomfort. Worn out dentures…

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Smile Confidently With Implant-supported Dentures

If your dentures have slipped out of place in a public moment (or even if you fear that it could happen), it can do a number on your self-esteem and deter you from flashing a confident smile. Implant-supported dentures tend to be more reliable and stable, so they can often eliminate such problems. Dental implants…

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Will dentures affect my speech?

Throughout history, dentures have been used to replace lost teeth. In the past, many patients encountered difficulty eating comfortably and speaking correctly because dentures did not fit as well as they do today. Fortunately, the creation of prosthetics to replace missing teeth has made great strides over the years. Patients can now enjoy comfortable fitting,…

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Is it possible to use dental implants to secure a partial denture?

Dental implants can be used to replace a single tooth or multiple missing teeth. Traditional implants replace a single tooth by attaching a crown to the implant’s titanium base. While this tooth replacement method is incredibly stable and lifelike for restoring one tooth, there are other options for patients who require multiple new teeth. Depending…

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My Denture is Beyond Repair: What are my alternatives?

Denture repair is an unfortunate reality when it comes to wearing prosthetic teeth. This is because the mouth changes shape with tooth loss due to the atrophy of the jawbone. As the mouth changes shape, dentures will begin to fit improperly and because they fit poorly, the structural curve of dentures will become strained and…

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