The Cost of Poor Fit: 5 Complications of Ill-Fitting Dentures

April 12, 2024

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Patient holding their jaw due to ill-fitting dentures

If you’re a denture wearer, you know how valuable they can be. Not only do they restore the function of your missing teeth, but also their appearance. They can be the lifeline you need to eat properly and socialize. However, when dentures don’t fit properly, they can cause a range of complications that affect your oral health. Continue reading to see the five most common issues caused by ill-fitting dentures.


Making Molars: Why Do I Need to Replace Missing Back Teeth?

February 5, 2024

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Illustration of a dental implant replacing a lost premolar

If you’ve suffered from tooth loss, it’s normal to wonder about appropriate treatments. Fortunately, your dentist can replace missing teeth with dental implants to restore your grin. Of all the options, they’re the only one that contains a titanium rod that’s surgically inserted into your jaw. This functions like a root and keeps your jaw active.

Many patients who have lost one or more teeth hesitate to move forward with treatment, however, because they’re not sure it’s necessary. While it’s easy to see why you’d want to fill in an empty socket in the front of your mouth, why should you worry about one that no one can see? If you’re wondering, keep reading to learn more!