Partial Dentures

Consequences of Missing Teeth

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Effects on jaw bone and gum When you lose a tooth, it disturbs the interplay between teeth and bone. Because gum and bone are no longer stimulated well enough due to the missing tooth, the jaw bone can start to shrink and your gum can pull back. This can weaken the surrounding teeth until they […]

Dentures can Restore Your Missing Smile

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If you’ve lost all of your natural teeth, whether from periodontal disease, tooth decay or injury, complete dentures can replace your missing teeth and your smile. Replacing missing teeth will benefit your appearance and your health. Without support from the denture, facial muscles sag, making a person look older. You’ll be able to eat and […]

Getting used to your Dentures may Time

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For people who have lost their teeth due to disease or injury, dentures can restore their smile and help them with everyday tasks such as eating and speaking. However, getting used to wearing dentures may require a period of adjustment. New dentures may feel awkward for a few weeks until you become accustomed to them. […]

What is an Implant-Supported Denture?

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What Is It? An implant-supported denture is a type of overdenture that is supported by and attached to implants. A regular denture rests on the gums, and is not supported by implants. An implant-supported denture is used when a person doesn’t have any teeth in the jaw, but has enough bone in the jaw to […]

What can be done for Missing Teeth?

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Bridges There are several types of dental bridges, which are devices that bridge the gap where your missing tooth or teeth used to be. Unlike dental implants, which typically don’t affect your surrounding teeth, bridges are often attached to your adjacent teeth for support. Dentures If you have more than just a few missing teeth, […]

Did you know this?

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At Newmarket Denture Clinic, we believe it’s important to not only treat our patients with the best care we can, but to also teach them about their oral health and enable them to live healthier lives. Here are some 5 interesting facts about teeth that you might not have known. The top surface on your […]

What are Dentures?

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Dentures are artificial replacements for your natural teeth and gums. If an accident, a disease or poor oral health care has left you with only a few healthy teeth or none at all, your dentist or prosthodontist might suggest dentures to replace your missing teeth. There are 2 types of dentures: partial and complete. For […]

Caring for your Dentures

Complete and partial dentures need to be cleaned every day just like natural teeth. Otherwise, plaque and tartar can build up on your dentures and cause stains, bad breath and gum problems. Plaque from your dentures can also spread to your natural teeth and gums, causing gum disease and cavities. To clean your dentures, remove […]

3 Ways to Clean Dentures Naturally

As a denture-wearer, you should clean your dentures on a daily basis and sanitize them weekly to prevent health problems. Over time, layers of sticky bacteria naturally build up on surfaces in the mouth. When not cleaned properly, these biofilms on your dentures can hide bacteria that can cause dangerous health problems such as MRSA […]

How should I care for my dentures?

Removable partial or full dentures require proper care to keep them clean, free from stains and looking their best. For good denture care: Remove and rinse dentures after eating. Run water over your dentures to remove food debris and other loose particles. You may want to place a towel on the counter or in the sink […]