The Trouble with Adhesive Dentures

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Old fashioned adhesive dentures are enough trouble alone but they are responsible for other problems as well.  Simply, everything is more difficult with adhesive dentures. Adhesive Dentures irritate Gums Because adhesive dentures sit on top of the gums, the gums do not get the exercise they need from chewing.  This causes the gums to shrink…

Modern Dental Implants

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In dentistry, modern is a very important word.  It means technologically advanced for the best dental implants and dental implant procedure possible. Dental Implants and Technology Simply, dental implants are posts that are surgically implanted into the jawbone acting as an anchor for an artificial tooth. If the dentist who is performing the dental implant…

Flossing is Not a Part Time Activity

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A recent comedy skit entitled “Flossing:  There will be Blood” was a reference to people who floss only two days before their dental visit.  The joke was “your dentist always knows!”.  The unfortunate truth is that when flossing produces blood, that is not a comedy. Why Flossing is so Important Flossing is the best way…

Smile Self-Esteem

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Most people have a deep desire to be liked, admired and respected.  This is healthy food for self-esteem.  Have you ever wondered how a beautiful smile can feed your self esteem? What is Smile Self-Esteem? If you have oral health problems, you know how difficult it is to try to be friendly while trying to…

Smile Power

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Scientific studies reveal that most adults smile, on average, only 20 times per day whereas children smile up to almost 400 times per day.  Studies also prove that a smile can stimulate good health, success and, of course, happiness. If you can realize the difference in energy of an adult that smiles only 20 times…

A New Year’s Resolution – Don’t Bite Off more than You Can Chew

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Everyone tries to make a life changing New Year’s resolution.  The problem is that many of these “New Year’s Resolutions” are hard to keep.  In the beginning of the new year, many people approach their new year’s resolution with great gusto, but their enthusiasm wanes as they discover they may have bitten off more than…

Deep Cleaning may prevent Heart Disease in Older Adults

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Previous studies have shown that adults who have deep cleaning, also known as tooth scaling, may be less likely to have heart disease leading to heart attacks or stroke.  You may be brushing and flossing, but your hygienist can see plaque buildup beyond that which you may see in the mirror. Deep Cleaning removes Harmful…

Modern Implant Dentures take a Bite out of Uncertainty

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There’s an old tale that says George Washington had wooden teeth to replace all of his permanent teeth.  The truth is that Washington had lost most of his permanent teeth, but he searched the world for the best replacement teeth he could find. By age 29, George Washington had major problems with missing teeth, tooth…

Modern Dentures don’t Lose their Grip!

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The effects of Adhesive Dentures At some point in your life you lost all or most of your teeth.  It could have been a result of bad health or serious trauma from an accident.  Either way, you now know how difficult it is to try to function normally with adhesive dentures. Adhesive dentures affect your…