What you need to know about dentures

Dating With Dentures

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 at 3:11 am

A common concern among many denture wearers is: How will my dentures affect my dating life? This is a legitimate concern. I mean, the real-estate that your dentures take up happens to be in a pretty intimate location.  Smiling, laughing, talking, kissing, more talking, more smiling, more laughing, repeat—no wonder there is so much anxiety […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Soak Your Dentures

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013 at 1:30 pm

Many can be slightly apprehensive about the idea of being without their dentures for an extended period of time. Going sans dentures can leave one feeling apprehensive. Some may tell you, “I only take my dentures out long enough to brush them and i’m doing fine!”  Most are unaware of the consequences of prolonged denture-wear. […]

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Denture Pain: Inferior and Superior Labial Frenulum

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013 at 1:11 am

Inferior & Superior Labial Frenulum The inferior and superior labial frenulum are small flaps of connective tissue between the lip and gum line on the upper and lower jaw (maxilla and mandible).  In other words: There are a few reasons as to why your dentures may be causing pain in this area.   As the swelling […]

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Living with Dental Implants: Pros vs. Cons

Sunday, August 4th, 2013 at 3:05 am

Ok, so take into consideration the fact that I have only had implants since March. Also, this list is more personal than it is “technical”. I am no expert. This is just my day-to-day pros vs. cons in living with dental implants. Without further ado: PROS I don’t have to take them out, which makes […]

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My mom’s Denture Process: Wax Try-in

Thursday, July 11th, 2013 at 10:59 pm

So, the next step in the process is the wax try-in. For those of you who don’t know, a wax try in is when you are able to try on a mock up of your dentures. The teeth are set in wax so that you are able to see what they will look like before […]

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All-on-4: What to expect?

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013 at 12:05 am

I recently had the pleasure of exchanging emails with Howard M. Steinberg DMD, MDS in regards to what patients can expect after receiving the All-on-4 implants. I thought there was so much useful information in his message that I asked if he would mind me sharing it on my blog. Here is some information he shared […]

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Denture Product Checklist

Sunday, May 5th, 2013 at 11:56 pm

Frozen Peas- Makes the perfect ice pack post-surgery. Denture Brush- Comes equip with smaller brush for hard-to-reach areas. (toddler brushes work well, also) Denture Bath- Convenient place to soak your dentures. (Though, any old cup will do!) Dentek Easy Brush- Perfect for removing food particles that get lodged in the rim of your dentures. Great […]

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Step by Step: Getting Dentures

Sunday, May 5th, 2013 at 12:49 am

Many people suspect they might need dentures but have no idea where to start. Follow this guide! If you have any additional tips or suggestions, feel free to leave a comment! Step One: Find a Dentist! I know that probably seems like an obvious observation, but many people get hung up on the details to […]

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