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How to Clean Your Dentures

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 …

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 …

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 …