Dentures Technology

Trial Reveals Limitations of Digital Dentures

Many technologies are moving to digital processes that can make them faster and, in some cases, better. Dentistry is no different. There are many digital technologies in dentistry that represent significant advancements to improve both the experience and the results patients enjoy. Digital dentures are digitally created dentures. Dentists take digital impressions of your [...]

Does Denture Quality Matter with Dental Implants?

Many people think that because we now have dental implants, quality dentures no longer matters. Why does anyone need to worry about the quality of dentures when they can have dental implants? It’s important to remember that you will have dentures placed atop your dental implants, and the quality of those dentures [...]

Cosmetic Dentistry Insights That Help FOY ® Dentures Look Best

Cosmetic dentistry is a dynamic science that’s improved dramatically in recent years. But many dentures haven’t benefited from the improvements. They still look like traditional dentures. FOY ® Dentures, though, take advantage of many improvements in cosmetic dentistry to get dentures that look (and feel) better. Here are some of the insights [...]

Satellite Manufacturer Gets Down-to-Earth with Solution for Lost Dentures

There are many potential solutions to the problem of lost dentures. We have given some advice on how to avoid losing your dentures. But now a Minnesota manufacturer of satellite components is looking for a more high-tech solution to the problem. Orbital Tech in the Oral Environment Advanced Space and [...]

Strategies for Reducing Bone Loss with Dentures

When your teeth are lost, your body immediately begins removing the bone in your jaw. This contributes to changes in your face shape and can make you look older. And as your jawbone changes, your dentures will lose their fit and have to be replaced--you may eventually be Help, I’ve Been Told My Jaw Won’t Support Dentures Anymore!

Bright Ideas from the Past: Adding Uranium to Denture Teeth

Natural teeth have a special glow that denture teeth can have a hard time matching. It's called fluorescence, and it's so important that in the past people thought it was a good idea to add uranium to dentures to help them look more natural. Until they realized just how much radiation it exposed [...]

A Flexible Future for Dentures?

Over their extraordinary history, dentures have been made of many different materials. George Washington’s Dentures Made Him Reluctant to Talk, Changed His Face, for example, though never made out of wood, were made of bone, ivory, human teeth, and many other materials at different points in his life. And then there was the invention of vulcanized dentures, which were [...]

Will Anyone Need Dentures in the Future?

A recently published study shows that the edentulous rate--the number of people that have lost all their teeth--has decreased significantly since the middle of the 20th century. In fact, it has dropped so precipitously it leads one to wonder whether we will soon see a time when the edentulous rate reaches zero--a world without

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