Dentures Don't Mean The End To Oral Hygiene: What You Need To Know About Stomatitis

If you wear dentures, you might think that your days of routine oral hygiene are behind you. That couldn't be farther from the truth. You might not have natural teeth to brush or floss anymore, your dentures can create the perfect environment for infections. One of those infections is called denture-related stomatitis. While stomatitis may sound like it relates to the stomach, it's actually an oral infection that can wreak havoc on your mouth. [Read More]

Steps You Can Take To Help Your Child Have Less Chance For Needing Braces

If you have a young child, you may have wondered if there is anything you can do to ensure they will not need braces at a later age. While braces will help fix hereditary problems like an overbite, there are some problems that can be avoided by taking steps with oral care as your child grows. Here are a few ways you can lessen the chance of your child needing braces when they get older. See An Orthodontist [Read More]

Potential Fixes For Oral Problems That Complicate Denture Fitting

Full and partial dentures offer patients a dental replacement option for multiple missing teeth positioned in various places around the mouth. Both types of dentures involve artificial teeth sitting on a plate base. The plate for full dentures fits tightly over the gums and uses the jawbone for stability.  Partial dentures sit on the gums but have a metal loop on each end that fit over natural teeth as an anchor. [Read More]

4 Reasons You Should Go To The Dentist Even If Your Teeth Look And Feel Good

When you're not having any teeth pain and your teeth look great, you might consider putting off a trip to the dentist. However, seeing the dentist regularly is good for your dental health even when you don't think you need to see your dentist. Here are some reasons why.  Possible Cavities You may not think so, but it is possible that you may have small cavities in your teeth. Pain is actually a late sign that there is something wrong with your teeth, so you may not be aware that anything is happening. [Read More]