Implant Dentures

Extend the Life of Your Dentures

Among the things we’ve learned from the coronavirus pandemic is that we can’t always count on being able to get new dentures when we want them--or want to get them when we need them. This makes it important to get the most life out of your dentures that you can. So how do you do [...]

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 [...]

I Can’t Get or Don’t Want Dental Implants. Can My Dentures Be Better?

Make no mistake: dental implants are the best option when you are looking to replace missing teeth. They have the best function, they’re the most secure, and they promote bone health. But not everybody can or wants to get dental implants. Does this mean that you’re stuck with no better options? Not [...]

4 Reasons Why You Aren’t Happy with Implant Dentures

Often, people represent dental implants as if they’re the solution to all denture-related problems, but they aren’t necessarily. Many times, people find that their implant dentures still cause difficulties. Here are some of the more common complaints people have about implant dentures. Denture Pain Implant dentures can alleviate some [...]

5 Tips for Long-Lasting Implant Dentures

Dental implants can last a lifetime--50 years and more. Not so implant dentures. However, making the right choices can make your implant dentures last longer, perhaps even 30 years. But there’s no guarantee. Dental implants can put more stress on dentures and can cause them to wear out faster if you’re not [...]

Do You Have to Stick with Dentures Once You Get Them?

Deciding to lose your teeth is a hard decision. And it’s even harder when you start looking at what to do next. Do you want dentures? Or would it be better to get dental implants? But what happens if you decide to get dentures? Are you stuck with them for the rest [...]

What Are Reasonable Expectations for Dentures?

There are many stories about people who are unsatisfied with dentures. Maybe they don’t fit well. Or perhaps they don’t let a person chew very well. Maybe the complaint is just that they look fake. Often in these cases, a dentist will just shrug their shoulders and say it isn’t their fault. [...]

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. [...]

The Impact of Inadequate Lip Support from Your Dentures

Our teeth do many things for us. They help us to bite, chew, and speak. They also provide vital support for facial structures like lips. And they stimulate bones to make sure that the bones keep supporting the lips, too. Dentures are supposed to replace all the functions of our natural teeth. They can do [...]

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 [...]

Why Do Dentures Wear Out Too Fast?

We know that traditional dentures are not intended to be lifetime restorations. They need to be replaced regularly. But you might have been hoping to get eight years or more out of a pair of dentures, but now your denture is worn down, uneven, or broken after just a few years of [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. But once you get them, you know. Especially as you watch your eating [...]

4 Essential Functions Your Dentures Must Do

If you are getting dentures for the first time, you might be tempted to just accept whatever denture your current dentist offers. But before you do, take some time to consider what your dentures must do for you and make sure that your dentures will be up to the task. Here are the four essential [...]

Denture Fit Troubles Can Be Caused by Flabby Ridge

Our mouth develops around our teeth, and when our teeth are lost it can transform dramatically. That’s part of the reason why FOY® Dentures are necessary--they do a better job than traditional dentures of reversing some of the most visible changes in your mouth. But not all changes are so highly [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]