Dentures

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. [...]

Are Your Dentures Changing the Way You Eat?

Until they get them, most people don’t realize just how different dentures are from natural teeth. You may realize that they don’t look like natural teeth, but you probably don’t know just how different they are in function from your natural teeth. Once you get them, you know. Especially as you watch your eating [...]

New Insight into How Washington’s Dentures Affected His Appearance

We’ve talked in the past about the dentures of our first president, George Washington. This included dispelling many of the myths about his dentures, such as the fact that they were never made of wood. Now a new dental scholar has looked at Washington’s dentures and called attention to the way they [...]

5 Reasons Not to Spend Another Year with Bad Dentures

If you’re unhappy with your dentures, you have probably been considering replacing them with better dentures that will make you happier. But sometimes it’s a long way from consideration to plan to achieving your goals, and this is probably not the first year you’ve been thinking about making the switch. But if it isn’t, here [...]

Questions You Should Ask a Dentures Dentist

Getting a new pair of dentures isn’t like buying a new pair of shoes. You can’t just order a pair online and know that it’s going to fit and look great. Although we’re sure you could find a pair of dentures online for an affordable price, we don’t recommend that option. Instead, you should [...]

Dentures That Make You Look Younger

For many people, the reality is that dentures make them look older, but that doesn’t have to be the case. The Denture Fountain of Youth® is designed to help you look younger. They rejuvenate your smile with a natural, youthful appearance, and they properly support your face to restore your [...]

7 Ways Dentures Can Negatively Impact Your Appearance

Dentures are supposed to replace your teeth. Ideally, they should fulfill all the functions of your teeth. Often, if you think about the function of your teeth, you might think about chewing. We’ve often talked about the challenges of chewing with dentures.  However, your teeth do much more, including their many contributions to your [...]

Avoid These Denture Mistakes That Can Harm Your Health

If you have lost your teeth, dentures can be a valuable substitute. They can restore the function and appearance of your teeth, letting you live a fuller, happier life. And, as we’ve seen, they can even help you live longer.  Unfortunately, there are also health risks associated with dentures. If not utilized properly, dentures [...]

How to Avoid Losing Dentures at the Hospital

Unfortunately, one of the many effects of the coronavirus pandemic is that more older people are making visits to the hospital. While this might be the best option for treating COVID-19, it can have some negative side effects, such as losing one’s dentures.  In fact, the hospital is the place Where People Lose Their Dentures

How to Make Your Dentures Last

Dentures are not the longest-lasting tooth replacement option. However, they don’t have to wear out too fast. The longer your dentures last, the fewer times you’ll need replacement dentures and need to make visits to the dentist.  Keeping your dentures in good shape makes it more likely they will last the expected 8-10 years [...]

Reasons Why People Need Dentures at a Young Age

Although we often think of dentures as being something people need later in life, some young people lose their teeth and need dentures at a young age. Although it’s not common, there are actually a number of factors that can lead to people losing their teeth and needing dentures.  Dental [...]

Wearing Your Dentures Could Extend Your Life

We know that tooth loss is associated with premature death. There are many potential reasons for the linkage. It could be related to gum disease, poor diet, or reduced bite force contributing to physical and mental aging. However, one of the big unanswered questions that remains is the role [...]

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 [...]

Have Forced Diet Changes Revealed the Shortcomings of Your Dentures?

These days, many parts of our daily routine have been disrupted, including our diets. Maybe you aren’t able to eat out as much as you used to, or perhaps your local grocery store has been sold out of the foods you used to enjoy. You’ve had to do more cooking at home and eating [...]

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 [...]

Reducing Infection Risk with Dentures

Although the novel coronavirus is not the most deadly flu virus, it is new and highly infectious. And older people are at a greater risk. Since many--though not all by any means--of our denture patients are older, we want to make sure they do everything they can to stay safe during this pandemic.  Here are [...]

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 [...]

Denture Retention Linked to Quality of Chewing and Denture Satisfaction

What makes people happy with their dentures? It turns out that denture fit plays a huge part in that. Especially one type of denture fit: retention.  However, the link isn’t direct. Instead, there’s an important mediating factor: your ability to chew.   Retention: An Important Part of Denture Fit As we’ve talked about before, there [...]

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