Blog: Dentures

OCT 11 2018
Eating Without Teeth - Don’t Try This At Home! October 11th, 2018

Just because you have lost your teeth and have had difficulty applying dentures, or haven’t had dental implants, doesn’t mean the smell of a home-cooked meal no longer makes your mouth water. The aroma of food still makes it tempting to try and eat without teeth. Who knows, you might ev...

SEP 6 2018
What Type of Denture is Right for Me? September 6th, 2018

Dentures, which replace weak or missing teeth, are removable dental appliances that can behave as either a full or partial set of teeth in one or more areas of your mouth. Whereas conventional types of dentures rest on the gum and may be attached to the natural teeth, implant-supported dentures are...

MAY 31 2018
What are Dentures Made of? May 31st, 2018

It's been a long time since tooth loss was managed using animal teeth and pieces of bone in their place. George Washington famously sported a set of dentures made from lead, human teeth, cow teeth and elephant ivory. Dentures are custom-made replacements for missing teeth and can be taken out ...

MAY 10 2018
Denture Cleaning Tips May 10th, 2018

The purpose of wearing dentures is to enable patients who have lost some or all of their teeth to speak, smile and eat comfortably. These things are only possible, however, if their dentures are snug and well-maintained. Learning how to clean dentures is important to ensuring good daily hygiene and...

FEB 8 2018
Understanding Dentures February 8th, 2018

What are dentures? Dentures are replacements for missing teeth that can be repeatedly removed and put back into your mouth. While dentures take some getting used to, and will never feel exactly the same as one's natural teeth, today's dentures are natural looking and more comfortable than ever. T...