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Dental Bridges: Advantages and Disadvantages

Usually, after a person has lost or knocked-out his/her tooth or teeth, the most suggested treatment is by having a removable prosthetic device like dentures, and dental bridges. A removable prosthetic device can provide coverage for your lost tooth but since they are not implanted, they can provide you discomfort and some inferiority functions. Your dentist, in place of the removable dentures, however can prescribe dental bridges when you have gaps between teeth. In having a dental bridge, you must know that your remaining teeth provides support to the crown. Like having a porcelain crown, the dental bridge is fabricated [...]

2019-11-13T10:00:19+00:00November 13th, 2019|Dental Treatments, teeth replacement|

6 Helpful Tips to Make Dentures Last

The following are some denture care tips that you will find useful: 1. Clean it everyday Like your natural teeth, your artificial teeth will have to be cleaned too. You are going to put the dentures in your mouth, so it needs to be clean. Also, it is coming into contact with food, saliva and bacteria; so plaque can easily build-up on your dentures even if it is “fake” teeth. Clean it daily, just as you brush your teeth. Soak it in a denture bath with a denture cleaner tablet; and remove any stink from the dentures by submerging it [...]

2017-10-25T10:00:15+00:00October 25th, 2017|dental tips|

Some options when you have missing teeth

Having a missing tooth or teeth does not only have an effect on your appearance but it can also have an impact on your confidence, as well as being prone to other oral diseases. A gap in your tooth can cause some stains on the either side of your teeth or on worst cases, it could affect your bite as well. This is because both teeth next to the spaces can lean into the gap and change the way your upper and lower teeth bite together. Not to mention, having a gap can cause tooth decay and gum disease on [...]

2015-02-27T08:05:18+00:00February 27th, 2015|Blog|

Choosing a Dental Bridge over Removable Dentures

When a tooth is lost, you will need to replace what was lost so that you do not compromise the function of the oral cavity. However small, the oral cavity serves a very vital function for every person and it is essential that you replace your tooth or teeth with a dental bridge or a removable denture, if you want to maintain your smile, your bite, your speech and your masticatory function. When a tooth is lost and it is not replaced, all kinds of changes occur in the mouth. Teeth may drift, tip and move; the bite may collapse and TMJ [...]

2013-05-12T09:10:08+00:00May 12th, 2013|Blog, dental tips, Dental Treatments|
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