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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. [...]

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. [...]

Worst Places to Lose Your Dentures

Dentures are supposed to stay in your mouth, but if you have traditional dentures, they often don’t. And this can lead to some embarrassing moments when your dentures come out at inappropriate or inconvenient times. Here are some of the more unusual embarrassing places where people have lost their dentures. On the Road [...]

FOY® Dentures Can Help If You’re Demanding of Your Dentures

When it comes to denture wearers, there are many people who are content with dentures that have poor or marginal function. But there are many other people who just want more from their dentures. If you’re one of these demanding individuals, then FOY® Dentures can help you get what you [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

“Human Pincushion” Wants Jaw Pierced with Dental Implants

Brent Moffatt was dubbed “The Human Pincushion,” and won a place in the Guinness Book of World Records with his body piercings. But now he wants to receive at least one more set of piercings: a set of dental implants to make up for the fact that he can’t get dentures [...]

Are Dentures Irritating Your Tongue?

Dentures are supposed to be comfortable. You should be able to put them in when you wake up and keep them in all day--except for maybe a quick cleaning or two--without feeling really uncomfortable. Unfortunately, many dentures are just too uncomfortable to be worn for a full day. They can cause irritation of [...]

Can Dentures Correct an Overbite?

Many of us are unhappy with the appearance of our natural teeth and hope that when we get dentures our concerns can be fixed. In the case of an overbite, we might be able to do something, but if the overbite is too large, more invasive options may have to be considered. Overbite [...]

7 Reasons to Consider Non Removable Dentures

If you are considering implant dentures, you have to make many decisions about the best type of dentures to get. One important question to resolve is whether your dentures will be removable or fully fixed. Both are good options, but there are many potential advantages to having your teeth in all [...]

Don’t Settle for the Minimum Number of Teeth in Your Denture

We naturally develop 32 adult teeth in our mouths, but for most of us in the US, four of them are removed, often before they fully develop, leaving us with 28 functional teeth. But many dentures will try to give you fewer teeth than that, sometimes much fewer, rationalizing that they’ve met the [...]

Implant Dentures, A Great Fit

Dentures tend to get a bad reputation due to the abundance of cheaply made and poorly fitting dentures. They affect everyone the same way, even Hollywood stars are not immune to it. Cheap dentures can visibly age you, giving you a sunken appearance and severely limiting your diet. However, it is [...]

How Dentures Can Limit Your Life

According to a recent survey, 34% of all denture wearers feel that having dentures limits their ability to live life to its fullest. However, even more denture wearers have had significant life activities limited by their dentures. Social Life Can Be Awkward Many people with dentures find that their social life is affected [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

How Dentures Can Change the Shape of Your Mouth

Although they are better than they’ve ever been, dentures are not your natural teeth. As a result, when you get dentures, the shape of your mouth and face will change. Some of these changes are immediate, but others take time to develop. Dentures Can Be a Positive Change We’re going to [...]

Are Hybrid Dentures Right for You?

If you are considering your options for implant dentures, it’s important to understand that there are actually many types of implant dentures that you can choose from. Among them is the hybrid denture, which combines the benefits of true implant-supported dentures and removable dentures. How Hybrid Dentures Work Hybrid dentures are [...]

Dental Implants Don’t Take Longer Than Dentures

One of the things that keeps people from getting dental implants is the time involved before you get your final results. But what most people don’t know is that it’s actually pretty comparable to how long it takes to get traditional dentures. Immediate Dentures and Healing After your teeth are extracted, [...]

Eat Steak, Even with Dentures

There are many foods that people with dentures think they’re never going to be able to eat again. Top among these is steak. But there’s no reason to despair -- {{{{link id='95' text='you can eat steak with dentures'}}}}, if you treat the steak and your dentures right. Here’s a guide to enjoying steak [...]

Dentures: Vanishing Art or Flourishing Science?

We have recently come across another journal article talking about the decline of the art of denture manufacture among dentists. The article talks about how dental implants have made many dentists and dental schools put less emphasis on the design, fit, and manufacture of removable dentures. This is certainly true of the common [...]

4 Ways Your Experience Will Be Better with High-End Dentures

If you’re considering investing in high-end dentures, you might not understand the difference in cost and what that means for your denture experience. But it is a very different thing getting fitted for high end dentures versus economy dentures. Here’s how. Being Welcomed Your different experience begins the moment you enter [...]

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, but once you understand the causes, you can see that there are many good solutions to ensuring your dentures will stay in place. Cause: Dentures [...]

Understanding Implant Dentures

Implant dentures are great for making sure your dentures stay in place and helping you get the best chewing efficiency with your dentures. But if you’re researching dentures, you might have trouble understanding just how implant dentures are put together. Here are some terms you might come across when reading about [...]