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.
4 July 2016
A crown lengthening procedure requires your dentist to make several cuts in your gums in order to expose the root of your teeth. This helps to create additional space for your crown to fit comfortably on. Once the procedure is completed, it is important for your gums and teeth to remain clean until the crown is properly fitted. This can be difficult to do while your surgical site is still healing.
15 June 2016
If you are trying to find new ways to keep your teeth healthy, you may not have to search the shelves of your local drugstore. In fact, there are many different substances around your home that may be able to help you maintain your oral health. Here are a few of them: Hydrogen Peroxide Hydrogen peroxide is often used to help disinfect minor cuts and abrasions. However, the liquid, which is usually presented in a 3-percent concentration, can also help you maintain the health of your teeth and gums.
25 May 2016
If you broke a tooth and there is a huge chunk off the top, but you don't want to get rid of the entire tooth, the best corrective option may be a dental inlay. There are a lot of benefits to having an inlay put on to fix a break, instead of replacing the entire tooth or shaving the tooth down. Here are a few reasons why you want to talk with your dentist about getting an inlay put in your mouth.
10 May 2016
As summer vacations approach, visions of a season of splashing and swimming in the cooling waters of a swimming pool may dance in your head. By fall, you may notice unwelcomed changes in your child's smile. Find out how the chemically treated water in swimming pools can affect dental health and what you can do to address it by the time your child's next school portrait is taken. The Chlorine Conundrum
20 April 2016
It may surprise you how many germs and bacteria get into your body, causing damage and disease simply because you have gingivitis. However, if you think about it, it makes perfect sense. The bacteria in your gums, causing them to bleed, swell, and hurt travels through the blood to other parts of the body, possibly causing infections around your heart and other organs. Now, taking that a bit further, gum disease can also effect some of the common chronic diseases such as diabetes and Alzheimer's Disease.