Two Halves Don't Make a Bite: What to do When Your Dentures Break in Two
24 October 2017
When it comes to taking care of your dentures, much like your natural teeth, if you take care of them, they can last for many years. Dentists recommend that patients replace their dentures every 5-8 years but it is not unheard of for patients to wear the same set of dentures for a decade or two.
Unfortunately, accidents happen and wear and tear takes its toll causing some dentures to break--often at the most embarrassing moments.
A Denture Adventure Decision to Make: How to Decide if Full Dentures Are the Right Choice
5 October 2017
Sacrificing what remains of your natural teeth, no matter how bad their condition, in favour of full dentures is never an easy decision to make. This is especially true if you are still in your twenties or thirties. Once your natural teeth are gone, there is no getting them back. However, getting full dentures today does not mean that you need to wear them forever.
You could later opt for dental implants or to support your full dentures with mini dental implants at a later date.
The Organic, Metal-Free Approach: Zirconia and Why It's a Suitable Dental Implant Material
11 September 2017
Zirconia – the ''all ceramic'' dental implant – represents the new era of dental implantology. Zirconia implants serve as an alternative to titanium implants for patients who prefer a metal-free solution to replace missing teeth.
Zirconia dental implants also make a great choice if you have metal allergies and may experience problems with titanium. If you are considering dental implants, here are a few reasons why you might want to choose the zirconia implants:
Are Dental Cleanings Crucial To Your Oral Health?
22 August 2017
Despite most people knowing the importance of dental care, it is not uncommon to find individuals only taking the time to visit their local dentist due to trauma or an oral infection. Little do they realise that some of these dental problems could easily be avoided if they took the time to have their teeth professionally cleaned routinely. Some people are under the assumption that dental cleaning is merely for cosmetic purposes.