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Should You Be Worried About the Toxicity of Denture Adhesives?

There are many problems that dentures have to overcome to be successful replacements for your natural teeth. For example, they have to try to look natural using materials that are most definitely unnatural. Solutions to this problem in the past, such as the use of uranium in denture teeth, haven't always been [...]

Help! Dry Mouth Makes My Dentures Hurt

Why do your dentures hurt? There are many potential causes of  denture pain, but one of the most common is dry mouth. As common as it is for some people to salivate excessively with dentures, it's even more common for people to have the opposite experience: they have dry mouth (technically known [...]

It’s Safe to Visit Your FOY® Dentures Dentist

For more than a month, the American Dental Association (ADA) has recommended that dentists’ offices should be closed to all but emergency procedures. Now the ADA has revised that guidance, allowing dentists to start offering routine and elective dental procedures.  But we understand that many people want or need additional reassurance about visiting their dentist [...]

3 Reasons Why People Want FOY® Dentures

With all the people that have {{{{link id='55663' text='upgraded their dentures to FOY® Dentures' esc_html='false'}}}}, we keep hearing three reasons why they want them: the look, the fit, and being able to chew better. The Look Traditional dentures are often made with cheap materials that look fake. However FOY® Dentures are made with the best [...]

The Logic and Limits of Cheek Plumpers for Traditional Dentures

One of the most common cosmetic complaints people have about traditional dentures is the sunken appearance it gives their cheeks. This leads to an aged appearance, which makes denture wearers unsatisfied with the way they look wearing dentures.  FOY® Dentures addresses this problem with improved denture fit that lets [...]

Dentures Don’t Have to Feel Like Dentures Anymore, Either

One of the best benefits of the Denture Fountain of Youth® is that “Dentures Don’t Have to Look Like Dentures Anymore!®.”  This is a big relief to many people who have hated the fake appearance of traditional dentures but now have the confidence given by natural-looking FOY® Dentures. But another major complaint people [...]

The Proper Use of Denture Adhesive

There is some controversy about the use of denture adhesive, also called denture cream. According to the American College of Prosthodontists (ACP), a professional organization of dentists trained to manufacture dentures and other dental prostheses, the best use of denture adhesive is to use none. They say that in properly fitting dentures, no [...]

Why Couldn’t Lenny Dykstra Eat with His Expensive New Dentures?

Last week, ex-pro baseball player Lenny Dykstra made the news again, but this time for something less spectacular than his on-field performance. Instead, Dykstra tweeted numerous times about the over 9 hours he spent diving through the trash looking for his dentures (sometimes helped by a wrestling clown--we’re totally serious!)  Dykstra lost his dentures after [...]

5 Tooth Problems Cheap Dentures Won’t Fix

Although some people have to lose their teeth because they simply can’t be saved, others choose to remove their teeth to get dentures. They’re usually driven to this point by frequent problems with their teeth. They want a solution that is simple and final, something that can give them a break from their teeth problems. [...]

Do Your Dentures Make It Harder to Party Hearty?

We’ve just said goodbye to the holiday party season, and many of us are breathing a sigh of relief. It’s not just that entertaining is such hard work, but, it seems, parties can get to be less fun to attend as we get older. One significant factor in that can be our dentures

Implant Dentures a Great Choice for Patients with Sjögren’s Syndrome

Sjögren’s syndrome poses many oral health challenges. In this autoimmune disorder, the body attacks the body’s exocrine glands, including the glands that produce saliva. Saliva is important for oral health. It not only helps chew and digest food, it protects teeth and gums  against oral bacteria. So when people have Sjögren’s syndrome, they likely develop [...]

7 Good Reasons to Replace, Not Repair Your Broken Dentures

Did your dentures break? You might be wondering whether you should try to repair your old dentures or replace them with new dentures. This can be a tough decision, but here are five reasons why you might want to replace, not repair your dentures. Dentures Were Old Dentures don’t last forever. Sometimes [...]

Why People Who Hate Dentures Love FOY ® Dentures

If you talk to denture wearers about their dentures, the odds are good that they hate them. But if you ask people about their FOY ® Dentures, and they probably love them. But many FOY ® Dentures wearers used to have regular dentures--and they hated them! So why do people love FOY [...]

3 Innovations That Separate FOY ® Dentures from Traditional Dentures

FOY ® Dentures were developed by Dr. Rod Strickland to address problems with the traditional denture process that led to poor fit. But what are the innovations that make FOY ® Dentures so different from traditional dentures? Here are three key changes in the denture fitting process that help [...]

Why Cheap Dentures Can Cost You Plenty

When it comes to dentures, many people are looking for a bargain. We understand. Dentures can be expensive, especially quality dentures that function properly and don’t look fake. You want to save money by finding a less expensive options. The problem is: cheap dentures aren’t actually less expensive. In fact, they can [...]

Gums Will Grow Over Dentures Left in Too Long

There are many good reasons to remove your dentures regularly for cleaning. It can help you avoid pneumonia, swallowing your dentures, and other health problems. But there’s another very important reason to remove your dentures: if left in too long, your gums can actually grow over your Homepage

The Only Gift Denture Wearers Really Want

If you have a denture wearer in your life, you might be considering gift ideas that can make their experience wearing dentures better. This is certainly a great idea, but the truth is that there’s really only one gift that will actually give them a better experience: better dentures. Denture Cleaning Tools [...]

Dental Implants Won’t Fix All Denture Problems

Many people are unhappy with their current dentures. And when they’re looking for a solution, they often turn to dental implants. Dental implants can definitely improve your experience with dentures, but they won’t solve all the problems. It’s important to understand what’s really causing your denture problems so you can find a solution [...]

Can Dentures Cause Ear Pain?

The ear is a complex system that may seem isolated, but it’s integrated with many adjacent parts of the body. Eustachian tubes, for example, connect the ear to the back of your nasal airway. This can expose your ear to a risk of infection, although ear infections are most common in children. But the connection [...]

How to Keep from Losing Your Dentures

Lost dentures are a common problem. If you can’t find them, you have to do without, or buy new dentures. If you lose your dentures, you’re also in a race against time: you have to find them before the dog does. So how do you keep from losing dentures? Here are some tips to help [...]