How Eating With Dentures Is Better Than Eating With Some or No Teeth

Losing teeth doesn't just affect the way you look. It also has an impact on how — and what — you eat. While you can still eat with some or even no teeth, doing so will harm your health in a number of ways. If you are putting off the idea of getting dentures because you don't think you need them or you dislike the idea of wearing dentures, you might be surprised to learn that eating with them has a number of health benefits. [Read More]

A Veneer Scare: What to Do If Your Veneer Falls Off

If you should happen to get a close look at your new dental veneer before your dentist bonds it into place, you might be a bit surprised. How can something that's so small and thin be so durable, while also transforming the look of your smile? Dental veneers are tough and can last for a number of years without needing replacement, although they need to be looked after—brushed like a normal tooth with a non-abrasive toothpaste. [Read More]

Numbness and Tingling After a Dental Implant

It can be uncomfortable or somewhat painful when you try to eat with missing teeth. Your remaining teeth take on extra work as their bite force compensates for their absent counterparts, and foods with rough edges (such as chips) could easily aggravate your exposed gums that used to host a tooth. Dental implants are an efficient way to overcome this issue since the process offers a permanent replacement that mimics the missing tooth, both in look and in function. [Read More]

3 Misconceptions About Denture Repairs

Many patients who consider getting dentures don't know much about this tooth replacement option. Therefore, they may end up having misconceptions about how damaged dentures are repaired. Dentists have heard it all—from claims that a damaged denture is irreparable to rumours that partial dentures are useless once broken. This piece will uncover 3 common misconceptions about denture repairs and why you should consider getting dentures as a reliable option for missing teeth. [Read More]