No two denturists are the same. If you have been wearing dentures for a while, you know that no two sets of dentures are the same. Finding a quality, experienced denturist can seriously impact the comfort of your dentures. You do not have to deal with loose plates, gums that are rubbed raw, distorted speech, and the inability to eat your favorite foods. If you have any of these problems, there are a few things that you can try before replacing your dentures. Use what I have learned over my 15 years of wearing dentures to find a perfect fit and optimum comfort in your dentures.
3 February 2017
If you need to have a tooth removed either due to decay or damage, you may be tempted to just leave that space empty. Especially if you can't see the missing tooth when you smile, paying to replace it may sound silly at first. However, failing to replace a missing tooth will usually cost you more than just money in the long run. Here's a look at three dangers that can come from leaving the space empty.
3 February 2017
3D printing has garnered a lot of attention for its innovative uses and integration in various industries. The attention is quite deserved since 3D printing allows for building very necessary devices quickly and cheaply. The cheaper a product is made, the less the eventual price of the product becomes to the consumer. And yes, dental appliances are products. 3D printing has now arrived in the dental world leading to unique improvements in the way quality dental appliances are produced.
16 December 2016
If you're brushing your teeth at least two times a day, you're off to a good start. However, if you aren't brushing with the right toothbrush, you might not be doing all you can to protect your oral health. Toothbrushes don't come in a variety of styles without reason. They are available with different options as each person has different needs. Here are just some of the indicators that you need to change your toothbrush.
29 November 2016
Gum disease is a common oral health condition that is characterized by gum inflammation, sensitivity, and recession that can lead to the loss of teeth. Gum disease is highly treatable, but your dentist will need to use different types of treatments depending on the severity of the condition. Here is an overview of three methods that dentists use to treat gum disease. Tartar Removal The earliest stage of gum disease is known as gingivitis.
9 November 2016
The year is drawing to a close, and that means it's time to start thinking of New Years' resolutions. Instead of rehashing the same resolutions you've made year after year, why not try a new theme this year? Make this the year that your resolutions benefit your teeth and oral health. Here are four resolutions that will please your dentist. Switch to artificial sweeteners in your coffee. If you're still reaching for the sugar or the sweetened coffee creamer, make this the year you finally switch to Splenda or stevia.