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Precision Dentures vs. Standard Dentures

Precision dentures are made to be as much like your natural teeth as possible. To capture your correct chewing function and jaw relationship additional measurements are taken to track the movement of your upper and lower jaw. These records are then used to design dentures that function within your natural chewing parameters. What does this mean to you? …

How to Clean Your Dentures

Cleaning your dentures every day is one of the best things you can do for your oral health and to keep your dentures looking their best! If you don’t clean your dentures daily, stains and plaque can form on them and this can create denture odors. Here are a few simple tips: 1) Always fill the sink with water before cleaning your dentures that …

Standard Dentures vs. Premium or Precision Dentures

Dentures are made with a wide variety of composite materials. The teeth used to make dentures come in different shapes, sizes and degrees of hardness. Standard Dentures are made from a limited selection of teeth, molds, materials and shades. The teeth used in the fabrication of Standard Dentures tend to wear down faster and need to be replaced more …

Denture Repair or Replacement?

Modern denture materials are resilient to say the least but they are not meant to last forever. Our mouths change slowly as we age and this process is accelerated with the loss of teeth. Patients with no teeth lose approximately 1/3mm of jawbone height each year. In addition to loss of bone tissue, gum tissue shrinks as well (gum tissue is sometimes …

Important Facts About Dentures!

Remember that once your natural teeth have been lost, your gums will shrink slowly but continually throughout the rest of your life time. Some people’s ridges shrink more than others. The lower ridge is the one that shrinks the most over time. This is why lower dentures are more difficult to wear than the upper dentures. Many people have very flat, …

WHAT DOES GETTING DENTURES MEAN?

The Process of getting dentures requires several appointments, usually over several weeks. Highly accurate impressions (molds) and measurements are taken and used to create your custom dentures. Several “try-in” appointments may be necessary to ensure proper shape, color, and fit at the final appointment, your Denturist will precisely adjust and …