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The Dog Ate My Dentures

Dogs Eating Dentures & Other Mishaps to Avoid! As a dentist it’s amazing how many times I’ve heard patients tell me they just want to get all of their teeth pulled and get dentures because it seems a lot easier overall for patients who struggle with oral health. In theory

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Avoiding The Dreaded “Denture Face”

Obviously, you can’t easily tell the difference between two human skulls unless you happen to be into forensic anthropology or forensic odontology, but it’s important we start with the bones behind the face (and smile) to talk about how dentures can actually affect your overall facial appearance. Keeping It All

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What Not To Wear; Dentures Edition

Unlike fashion styles, teeth (for the most part), don’t usually change much with each passing decade. Unless you were a rapper when it was all trendy to get gold teeth. Generally though, people just want teeth that are straight, white, and have no gaps. As a denturist, I have a

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Why Dentures Are Actually the Haute Couture of Dentistry

‘Prêt-à-porter’ is a French phrase, used in the fashion industry, which means ‘ready to wear.’ Clothes that are mass produced, following a standardized pattern and sizing chart, are said to be ready to wear. Right off the rack. It’s how we all buy the vast majority of our clothes. Some

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The Effects of Poor Fitting (Loose) Dentures

As denture-wearing people age, their dentures don’t change, but their mouths do. In fact, your gum ridges and your jawbone can change quite a bit over time without having tooth root stimulation; so, what used to fit well originally may not fit so well today. If you have false teeth,

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Dentures and Implants: A Perfect Marriage!

As young children, losing a tooth is probably one of the more exciting milestones we can attain. Unfortunately, the tooth fairy isn’t going to pay any of us middle-aged folks a visit with her money purse, nor are there a third set of strong, shiny white teeth coming to replace

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