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 [...]

Pneumonia Risk When Sleeping with Dentures

Your dentist has told you not to do it. Hopefully you don't, but if you do sleep with your dentures in, this new study should change your mind. Researchers looking at seniors of very advanced age (85 or older), found that wearing dentures could more than double the risk of contracting pneumonia. [...]

By |September 22nd, 2020|Health|

Is Bad Breath Your Fault–Or Your Dentures?

It's a myth that dentures have to smell bad. In fact, with proper care, properly fitting quality dentures can be odor-free. If you have bad breath with your dentures, you have to evaluate whether the problem is your care routine or the dentures themselves. First, eliminate causes of bad breath [...]

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 [...]

What’s Causing Excess Saliva with Dentures

One of the problems with dentures that people complain about is that they salivate excessively with their dentures in. At first, this is a normal response. After all, having a foreign body in the mouth can stimulate food-related responses as well as responses to non-food in the mouth (such as gagging). [...]

By |October 29th, 2019|Health|

From Loose Teeth to Secure Dentures

In the past, dentists were reluctant to recommend that people have their teeth removed and replaced with dentures. That’s because traditional dentures were so loose that people usually lost much of the function of their natural teeth. It was part of a process of more general decline that stemmed from poor diet, infection risk from [...]

Overuse of Denture Adhesive Paralyzes Man

Denture adhesive is at best a nuisance. It’s a sticky mess, and it never seems to work to really hold your dentures in place. However, it’s important that you not give in to the temptation to use more. It won’t help, and, as one man in the UK recently found out--it can [...]

Are You More Likely to Get HPV If You Have Dentures?

A lot more attention has been focused on the human papilloma virus (HPV) since the introduction of the HPV vaccine. Now that there is a way to prevent this common infection, which has been linked to oral cancer as well as other cancers, people are promoting both the prevention methods and the risks of infection. [...]

Why FOY® Dentures Should Top Your List of Priorities at Retirement

Are you planning for the good life after retirement? If so, you should be factoring FOY® Dentures into your plan. Whether you already have dentures or you know you’re going to need them soon, there are good reasons to put quality dentures at the top of your list for priorities [...]

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 [...]

4 Reasons Why You Should Soak Your Dentures Overnight

If you want to get the best comfort and performance out of your dentures, you have to take proper care of them. One important step in taking care of your dentures is making sure they’re clean. The best way to clean your dentures is to soak them overnight. Acrylic Dentures Have Pores Dentures [...]

Choosing a Healthy Diet with Dentures

When many people get dentures, their diet changes dramatically. This can have serious health consequences. Dentures can also make it harder to choose a healthy diet plan. Here are some good tips to help you eat healthy with your dentures. How Dentures Can Lead to Unhealthy Eating There are two major changes that [...]

Benefits of Probiotics for Denture Wearers

You may think caring for your mouth stops when you get dentures, but the truth is that the struggle for oral health goes on. You may not have to worry about tooth decay, but there are still concerns about the possibility of gum disease and denture stomatitis, caused by [...]

Maintaining Good Oral Health with Dentures

Oral health is still very important after you have lost your teeth. Maintaining good oral health will help you live a happy, active, and productive lifestyle. Here are some instructions for keeping your mouth healthy with dentures. Keep Dentures Clean Just as with your natural teeth, it’s important to keep your dentures clean. [...]

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!

Dentures Can Make You Gassy

Digestion begins in the mouth, with chewing. This means that your dentures can actually have a significant impact on your digestive system, and can be associated with gassiness. If you are experiencing significant gassiness recently, it can be a significant nuisance, and it' important for you to figure out the cause and get [...]

FOY® Dentures Can Relieve Numerous Health Conditions

Most of the time we talk to our patients about the benefits of FOY® Dentures in terms of appearance and fit, but there are numerous other benefits as well, including the potential for curing or improving other health conditions that you may never have suspected were related to the position of [...]

Is Silver the Key to Infection-Free Dentures?

Denture-related stomatitis is an annoying but common condition affecting denture wearers. Quality dentures that fit right help prevent infection, and proper denture care can reduce the risk of infection still further. But even with the best-fitting and best-cared for dentures, candida infections can still be a problem. That's why people are [...]

Ill-Fitting Dentures May Increase Cancer Risk

According to a new meta-analysis, poorly fitting dentures may increase a person's risk of cancer by nearly four times. The meta-analysis revives a long-controversial theory about a link between dentures and oral cancer. Dentures and Oral Cancer The link between dentures and oral cancer has been studied for decades. In the 1980s. the [...]

By |September 25th, 2014|Health|
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