Ask the Denture Wear Expert – Allen Hosack DD.

Ask the Denture Wear Expert – Allen Hosack DD.

Ask the Denture Wear Expert – Allen Hosack DD. DRY MOUTH Everyone has dry mouth sometimes, but if you have dry mouth most of the time, it can be uncomfortable and lead to health problems. Dry mouth can cause difficulties in tasting, chewing, swallowing and speaking, and increase dental decay and mouth infections. Sufferers often […]

Ask the Dentures Expert – Patrick Marcelo, R.D.

Ask the Dentures Expert – Patrick Marcelo, R.D. Why are my dentures loose? Dentures rely on the support of bone and tissues for stability. When you lose your natural teeth, bone does not have the support that it needs to maintain its structure, therefore it begins to shrink. This shrinkage is a slow, ongoing process. […]

Ask the Dentures Expert – Patrick Marcelo, R.D.

Ask the Dentures Expert – Patrick Marcelo, R.D. Why are my dentures loose? Dentures rely on the support of bone and tissues for stability. When you lose your natural teeth, bone does not have the support that it needs to maintain its structure, therefore it begins to shrink. This shrinkage is a slow, ongoing process. […]

Ask the Dentures Expert – Patrick Marcelo R.D.

Ask the Dentures Expert – Patrick Marcelo R.D. Cost of Dentures The cost of dentures is affected by many factors. Will this be a first set of dentures or a replacement set? Do you need partial dentures or full dentures? Will you choose standard dentures, and if so, which type? Or will you opt for […]

Ask the Dentures Expert – Patrick Marcelo R.D.

Ask the Dentures Expert – Patrick Marcelo R.D. What is a Removable Partial Denture? A Removable Partial Denture can replace one or more missing teeth. It is designed specifically to meet the needs of the patient. Esthetic appearance and speech is restored along with the ability to eat confidently and efficiently. When a partial denture […]

Ask the Dentures Expert – Patrick Marcelo R.D.

Ask the Dentures Expert – Patrick Marcelo R.D. WHAT ARE IMPLANT-SUPPORTED DENTURES? An implant-supported denture is a type of over-denture that is supported by and attached to implants. A regu­lar denture rests on the gums, and is not supported by implants. An implant-supported denture is used when a person doesn’t have any teeth in the […]

Ask the Dentures Expert – Patrick Marcelo R.D.

Ask the Dentures Expert – Patrick Marcelo R.D. When should I get a new denture? The average denture lasts approximately 5 years before they wear down and start affecting you. Over those years, your gums and bones change, it is inevitable. In order to keep up with that change the dentures need to be assessed […]