Why Replace Missing Teeth?
28 September 2021
Unlike baby teeth, losing an adult tooth is not a welcome or celebrated experience. There is no Tooth Fairy visit when a permanent tooth is lost. More importantly, there is no replacement tooth waiting to grow back in its place. This can create some problems – including those that go beyond the aesthetic concerns of having a gapped smile.
The Dangers of Sleeping in Your Dentures
24 August 2021
You wear your removable dentures throughout the entire day, what’s the harm in just leaving them in while you sleep? The truth is, your mouth needs a break from your prosthetic teeth and your nighttime sleep is the perfect chance to give that. Whether you have partial or full dentures, removing your dentures for at least five to six hours per day is the healthy habit for your oral health and body health.
When is the Right Time to Remove Wisdom Teeth?
27 July 2021
Wisdom teeth removal is a familiar procedure. In fact, it is so common that many people consider wisdom teeth extraction as a type of ‘right of passage’ into adulthood. This is due to the fact that this procedure is often performed around the age of 15-25. However, every mouth is different. You can’t always rely on your age to determine when and if you should have these back molars removed.