Denture News & Information Blog

Top 5 Denture Success Stories

We often focus on dentures that don’t work well, because there are so many applicable stories. Traditional dentures often don’t work well, and this can lead to some interesting situations. There are many denture stories about people who didn't get good results from dentures, such as {{{{link id='4759' text='George Washington'}}}}. But we shouldn’t [...]

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 [...]

How to Get the Right Dentures for Your Personality

In a purely physical sense, dentures have to fit in your mouth, but they also have to fit into your life. Sometimes, this is a harder challenge, and making sure dentures fit your life means taking into account your personality. Physical, Emotional, and Social Needs To be satisfied with your dentures, they have to help [...]

FOY® Dentures Can Help You Add Life to Your Years

Though it’s famously attributed to Abraham Lincoln, it’s likely that Adlai Stevenson popularized the quote “It’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” And before him, the physician Edward J. Stieglitz promoted the concept in his book The Second Forty Years in 1949, when the concept of people [...]

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 [...]

Exploring Variations in Denture Demand in the US

The United States is a large, diverse country. We have many different terrains, from the Redwood Forest to the Gulf stream waters, purple mountains majesties above the fruited plains, and more besides. And as diverse as the land is, the people are even more diverse: a microcosm of the world’s population all come here to [...]

Performance Art Encourages Us to Measure Facial Proportions Regularly

Art is intended to give us a different perspective on ourselves. There are many pieces of art that explicitly ask us to consider dentures and our attitude toward them, such as the denture art car or the wall of dentures. But dentures aren’t just something separate from us. Instead, dentures become [...]

Can You Move from Implant-Retained to Implant-Supported Dentures?

Many people quickly get fed up with the problems of dentures. The loose fit, the difficulty biting and chewing. The interference with talking and the inability to go out and hang with friends all quickly degrades your quality of the life so that it can be hard to take. The next step up from loose [...]

Expansion of Denture Adhesive Market Seems Unlikely

This is the time of year when new market reports are coming out. These reports claim to be thoroughly researched analyses of the markets they are considering. In many cases, their conclusions seem probable. However, a projection of major growth of 7% per year in the denture adhesive market seems unlikely. Here’s why. Edentulous Population [...]

Will Oral Cancer Be the Leading Cause of Denture Wear?

Overall, Americans are keeping their teeth longer. In 1962, 49% of Americans aged 65-74 had lost all their teeth. By 2012, that rate had dropped to just 13%, and it’s expected to continue declining. Better techniques for preventing and treating cavities have led to the ability to keep more teeth longer. This means that the [...]

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 [...]

More Evidence That Dentures Save Lives

We are coming to understand that dentures aren’t just a cosmetic appliance, although they can be very important to achieving and maintaining an attractive appearance. Instead, we are learning that dentures--especially properly fitting dentures--are essential to health and life as we get older. We learned that objectively assessed Could a Stronger Bite Save Your Life?

Why Your New Implant Dentures Might Be Causing Discomfort

One of the reasons why people want to get implant dentures is to avoid denture pain. Unfortunately, many people experience some discomfort after getting implant dentures. Here are some of the possible causes and what can be done. Delayed Healing Hopefully you followed your dentist’s postoperative instructions during the healing period. [...]

Study Shows Implant Dentures Reduce Wrinkles Around the Mouth

The loss of teeth and the bone material that once supported the face can lead to wrinkles! The skin and soft tissue develops folds around the mouth, contributing to an aged appearance. Fortunately, treatment with FOY® Dentures can dramatically reduce and even eliminate some of the most aging wrinkles in this area. [...]

Are Your Dentures Like Costume Dentures?

It’s Halloween season again, and that means that costumes are popping up everywhere. You can hardly go into any store without seeing costumes and costume accessories out--not a grocery store, department store, or drugstore. And the most jolting accessory of all can be the costume dentures. These costume dentures are usually designed to be exaggerated [...]

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 [...]

4 Reasons to Store Dentures in Water

Proper denture maintenance is very important. The better care you take of your dentures, the more likely they are to last you a long time. Storing dentures in water is one of the essential steps in proper denture maintenance. Here are some reasons why it’s important to keep your dentures in water. Don’t Let Dentures [...]

Not Wearing Dentures Makes You More Likely to Be Homebound

It’s not just speculation, it’s science: wearing dentures can help you be a more active, more outgoing person as you get older. Especially for people at the younger end of the retirement range, having fewer teeth and not wearing dentures makes you more likely to be homebound. That’s according to a new study [...]

Fountain of Youth Secrets from the Longest-Lived People

We are all of us getting older, but maybe that doesn’t have to be such a bad thing. Maybe if we could discover the secrets of people who live long, healthy lives, we can enjoy better, longer lives. One person who is outspoken on this topic is Dan Buettner, a researcher who has investigated what [...]

Can My Old Dentures Be Healing Dentures?

If you’re getting implant dentures, you need time for your dental implants to heal. Whenever possible, we will try to attach new dentures to your implants so that you can have a full set of teeth right away. Other times, we may have to cover your implants with gum tissue to protect them [...]