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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 […]

OK, we don’t endorse this but sometimes you gotta do …

Francis Wharton was an inventor and hunter who lived in the woods of Little Fort, B.C., in the ’60s. Francis Wharton was far from civilization when he found himself needing a pair of dentures. Never at a loss, Wharton, a resourceful  hunter and inventor, who lived near Little Fort B.C. in the 1950s and 60s, shot […]

Why Are Dentures so Important to Your Dental Health ?

We only have one set of permanent teeth and once they are gone, we can only replace them with temporary, albeit durable, substitute options available at the dentist. Dentures are considered one of the most popular tooth replacement options available today. The others being dental bridges and dental implants. Although fairly effective, dentures are not without their faults. […]

Caring for your dentures

Dentures, whether partial or full, require regular, proper care to keep them clean and free from stains and bacteria. Proper care can keep both your dentures and your mouth in good shape. These helpful tips explain the correct way to clean, handle, and store your dentures. How to Clean Dentures Remove and rinse dentures after meals. […]