Are You a Good Candidate for Dentures?

Dentures are designed to replace all or just a portion of your teeth. A dental bridge is appropriate if you have only lost one or a few teeth. A dental bridge is an artificial tooth (or teeth) that is bonded between  multiple teeth.  With full dentures, all of the teeth are removed and replaced by…

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How to Choose a Denture or Partial?

Dentures are one of the most cost-effective solutions to restore your smile, as well as your self-esteem. They are removable, dental substitutes used to replace your lost teeth due to tooth decay, accidents, or other factors. Dentures are custom-made to fit securely over the gums.   Dentures are typically made of acrylic resin that has been…

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A Great Smile Changes Your Social Life

Smile Quotient Probably the paramount reason to smile is that it prolongs your overall longevity. A survey conducted in 2010 reveals that spontaneous and intense smiles are so importantly connected with a longer lifespan and pleasant living. Do you count the smile quotient?   Dental health Overall, happy folks seem to have better health and a…

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Decrease your chances of future dementia with good oral hygiene

There has been increasing research on the relationship between oral hygiene and dementia.  What is Dementia?  Dementia is a pathological condition where one experiences loss of cognitive function that interferes with daily functioning and activities. The condition also interferes with social activities. Although the disease is not just restricted to the elderly, the most common…

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Post E-Day Recovery Tips

Your Extractions Are Done, Now What? Recovery begins! The healing process will vary from patient to patient. Some people will experience a quick and minimally painful healing process and others may require more time and may endure more pain. The first 48 hours after your surgery are most vital to making sure your gums and bones…

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What Smiling Does for You

A million-dollar smile is not one that is accompanied with perfect teeth and plump lips. A million-dollar smile is one that is contagious. Some days can be kind of rough, but when you are greeted with a smile, your mood changes into a pleasant one. Those mood changes that come from smiling are not coincidental,…

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E-DAY PREPPING

Ok so, you’ve seen your dentist, filled out the paperwork, and scheduled the appointment for your new smile. The next step is getting your teeth extracted! Extractions are a very common outpatient procedure where a patient’s teeth are removed. Typically, this is performed by an oral surgeon or your dentist, depending on the number of…

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GETTING AHEAD OF BAD TEETH

Most of us have experienced some kind of aches and pains with our teeth at one point in our lives. As a child, and even now as an adult, the experience of going to a dentist can be nerve wrecking. Our teeth can go bad for many reasons, some within our control and others the…

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