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When is a Partial Denture the Right Solution?
20Sep, 2019

When is a Partial Denture the Right Solution?

One of the most rewarding things you will engage in terms of personal hygiene, especially as an adult, is maintaining and caring for your teeth. A smile has a way of lighting up a room and boosting someone’s confidence. Therefore, when one gets into an accident and loses some of their teeth, they might end up becoming more self-conscious, which eventually leads to doubt and withdrawal. Besides leading to a loss in the social stance and confidence, losing some of your teeth could result in: Problems while eating or drinking […]

Are Dentures Covered by Medicare
15Aug, 2019

Are Dentures Covered by Medicare?

If you need to start wearing dentures, you will most certainly want to know what type of funding methods are available to you. This is necessary because you will need to visit your dental prosthetist on a regular basis for denture maintenance. When it comes to the costs associated with dentures, prices tend to vary. A single full plate may cost as much as $5,000 or only a couple hundred dollars. The difference in pricing depends on the type of dentures and the amount of work that needs to be […]

16Jul, 2019

Things You May Encounter When Getting Your First Dentures

New tо dеnturеѕ? You аrе nоt аlоnе. Mіllіоnѕ оf реорlе receive dentures regularly аѕ а wоndеrful ѕоlutіоn fоr thе rерlасеmеnt оf mіѕѕіng tееth. Thіѕ іѕ bесаuѕе dеnturеѕ аrе аn аffоrdаblе, dереndаblе ѕоlutіоn fоr lоѕt tееth. Thеу соntіnuе tо рrоvіdе funсtіоn аnd аеѕthеtісѕ tо mаnу реорlе аrоund thе wоrld. Whіlе dеnturеѕ аrе а grеаt tооth rерlасеmеnt ѕоlutіоn, thеу саn роѕе ѕеvеrаl рrоblеmѕ whеn bеіng uѕеd fоr thе fіrѕt tіmе. The mouth соnѕіdеrѕ fаlѕе teeth tо bе а foreіgn оbјесt; hеnсе, you wіll nееd tо аdарt tо уоur dentures durіng thе fіrѕt […]

28May, 2019

Tips on Foods and Eating with Your New Dentures

New dentures can be uncomfortable at first and may take several weeks to get used to, but the good news is once you’ve adjusted they can be a life-saver. As you adjust to your dentures, you’ll need to adapt to your new teeth. Below we’ve compiled some tips for eating with your new dentures, foods to eat, and foods to avoid. Tips for eating with your new dentures Liquids: In the beginning, you’ll want to stick to a liquid diet as you heal: purees and soft foods like pudding, applesauce, […]

24Apr, 2019

5 Tips on How to Care for Your Dentures

Dentures are removable, prosthetic devices that act as replacements for missing teeth and are supported by the surrounding soft and hard tissues of the oral cavity. They are custom-made in a dental laboratory from a series of impressions taken of your mouth. Some of the most common types of dentures include:        Complete dentures – Complete dentures, also known as full dentures, replace all of your teeth in the upper and/or lower dental arch. They are held in place with the help of an oral adhesive.        Immediate dentures – Immediate dentures […]

10Apr, 2019

5 Common Denture Issues

If you are experiencing issues such as multiple dental cavities, gum disease or tooth decay, getting dentures is something worth considering. Likewise, if you have been involved in an accident that has damaged and weakened your teeth or if you have a medical condition such as diabetes that has led to tooth loss, getting dentures may be in your best interest. A denture is a removable replacement for missing teeth and surrounding tissues. Taking into consideration how many of your healthy teeth remain, you may need either partial dentures or […]

26Feb, 2019

Is Sugar Bad for Dentures?

Is eating sugar bad for your teeth? This is one question that is constantly being asked. We have all heard the saying ‘eating too much sugar can rot your teeth’. Yet, how exactly does this happen? Believe it or not, the sugar itself is not the culprit. Rather, the damage is caused by the bacteria in your mouth that feeds on the sugar from the foods and beverages you consume. This harmful bacteria produces acids that dissolve and damage the teeth (or rather the tooth enamel). In turn, loss of […]

23Jan, 2019

Oral Health for Over 55’s

As we get older, dental health is one area that we tend to be put on the back burner. However, due to its association with general health, it is important to practice good oral hygiene. The human body comprises of complex biological systems, which perform specific functions that are essential for day-to-day living. Because of the way that these systems are interconnected, one area of the body can affect some other area(s) of the body. For instance, problems with the teeth and gums – such as tooth decay or severe […]

8Jan, 2019

Do Dentures Stain Like Normal Teeth?

New dentures give you a smile to be proud of; white and glossy, a real Hollywood smile. It helps that they look like natural teeth so you can flaunt them to your heart’s content. However, as you wear them for a while, you may realise that the white is no longer as vibrant. This is because dentures stain like normal teeth. They begin by first appearing dull and if care is not taken, over time, they could develop white or brownish colours. Fortunately for you, it is not the end […]

29Nov, 2018

5 Foods To Avoid When You Have Dentures

Dentures give you the smile and confidence you miss when you lose your natural teeth. Despite this, they are not able to provide the same durability and function of regular teeth. This is why taking care of your dentures is of great importance. The biggest issue denture wearers face is the adjustments they have to make in their menus. Some foods are no longer compatible, as they can possibly damage the dentures in the long run.  As a guide, here are the top foods you should avoid if you have […]