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You Have Options for Replacing a Lost Tooth

cosmetic dentistry, dental implants, dentures

If you’re missing a tooth, you’ve got several options. The least advisable is to do nothing! It’s not just about aesthetics…Replacing a lost tooth is important to restoring maximum function, maintaining the alignment of surrounding teeth, and preserving facial contours. Your pearly whites don’t just look pretty, they are important more...

The Art (and Science) of Removable Dentures


Not all dentures are created equal. In fact, the process of fabricating and fitting quality dentures is a blend of science and art in which several people have important roles to play. The stars of this show include our clinical staff, the dental laboratory technician — and you, the denture more...

All About Removable Dentures


In the United States today, some 26% of adults between 65 and 74 have lost all of their teeth; many more have partial tooth loss. Besides having a negative impact on an individual's self-image, missing teeth can also lead to nutritional problems, and even systemic health disorders. Removable dentures are more...

$24,000 was paid for Winston Churchill’s partial denture!

dentures, Fun Dental Facts

A set of partial dentures was auctioned off on July 29, 2010 for the incredible price of approximately $24,000. Of course, these were not your everyday dentures, having often been referred to as the “teeth that saved the world.” The gold-plated upper dentures, one of several sets, were worn by more...

Understanding the Role of Removable Partial Dentures


While many people are satisfied with their removable partial dentures (RPD), thinking of them as a transitional stepping-stone towards a longer-term, non-removable alternative is the best plan of action for obtaining optimal oral health. One reason for replacing your RPD is that research dating as far back as the 1960s more...

The Inexpensive Solution for Loose Dentures


If you are tired of the embarrassment caused by loose and ill-fitting dentures, there is a successful and inexpensive way to stabilize them permanently by securing them with mini-implants. After determining if this treatment option is right for you, your dentist can typically complete the entire process in a single more...

Are Immediate Dentures a Solution?


Time to remove all those bad teeth? Immediate dentures are a solution, but the transition can be emotional as well as physical. However, immediate dentures can provide a wonderful interim, if not a final tooth replacement. Prior to making final decisions your dentist can verify there are no other underlying more...