Cheap Dentures

How to Find a Good Denture Dentist

For many dentists, dentures are an afterthought, something that marks the failure of dentistry because patients have previously lost all their teeth. And, with the advent of dental implants, many dentists think that they don’t have to worry about dentures anymore (even though implants need dentures, too). This causes dentists to neglect [...]

Why Won’t My Dentures Stay in?

One of the biggest challenges denture wearers face is dentures that just don’t stay in place. This is very common and faced by many denture wearers every day. However, once you understand the causes, you can see that there are many good solutions to ensuring your dentures will stay in place. [...]

When It’s Time to Give up and Look for a New Denture Dentist

There are many dentists offering dentures, and sometimes when you select your denture dentist, you end up regretting the choice. You might get dentures that don’t fit properly, look bad, don’t function, or break right away. So how do you know when to give up, ask for a refund, [...]

What Are Reasonable Expectations for Dentures?

There are many stories about people who are unsatisfied with dentures. Maybe they don’t fit well. Or perhaps they don’t let a person chew very well. Maybe the complaint is just that they look fake. Often in these cases, a dentist will just shrug their shoulders and say it isn’t their fault. [...]

Do Cheap Denture Practices Make Ends Meet by Abandoning Patients?

It doesn’t happen every day, but it happens more often than it should: dentists closing their practice and abandoning patients. Often, the patients have orders for dentures that they have paid for but never received, or received but couldn’t wear because they fit so poorly. A recent story out of Idaho focuses [...]

Should Dentures Be Required to Declare Where They Were Made?

Your phone. Your shirt. The grapefruit you ate for breakfast. What do they all have in common? You know where they came from. By law, most items imported into the US for sale have to be marked with a country of origin. But not your dentures. As controversy about the role of [...]

Yakity-Yak: Dentures That Talk Back

Dentures have long been a subject of gags. In the days before we had gifs to make denture jokes, we had to rely on a more practical humor. One of the most classic dentures gags is the Yakity-Yak talking dentures. You’ve seen these plastic teeth that click and clack and [...]

Can I Get Dentures That Feel the Right Size?

One common complaint people have about their dentures is that they just feel too big. This can make dentures very uncomfortable to wear. It can lead to irritation of your gums, gagging, and can make it hard to speak clearly. Dentures that are too big can be hard to [...]

PMMA Continues to Shine as a Denture Base Material

Denture materials have come a long way since George Washington’s dentures were made out of ivory, hippo tusk, and, sometimes, human teeth. But for decades we have been making dentures with a base made out of polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA). And, based on some recent studies, we’ll likely keep using PMMA as a [...]

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