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5 Mistakes to Avoid for the Best Fitting Dentures

August 6, 2016

Avoid these 5 common mistakes to enjoy the best possible fit from your dentures.

5 Mistakes to Avoid for the Best Fitting Dentures

Whether you need a partial or full denture, it is extremely important to get a quality denture that fits well. After all, if your denture doesn’t fit well you may suffer from painful sores or rubbed spots on your gums as well as embarrassing problems with dentures slipping, clicking, or even falling out.

Fortunately, you and your dentist can work together to ensure the best possible fit from your denture. For best results, be careful to avoid these 5 common mistakes made by…


Everything You Need to Know About Root Canal Therapy

August 4, 2016

Everything You Need to Know About Root Canal Therapy

Are you one of the many people who hears the term “root canal” and immediately cringes? Many people who’ve never had one assume that they’re painful experiences that they’d never want to go through. The truth is that they’re likely not as bad as you think. Read on to learn common symptoms that may indicate a need for a root canal, what exactly a root canal is, and more!

Top signs you may need a root canal

In many cases, there are no symptoms that indicate a root canal is necessary. That’s why it’s…


The 7 Steps to Accepting You Have Gum Disease

August 2, 2016

The 7 Steps to Accepting You Have Gum Disease

No one wants to have gum disease yet millions of people have it. If you’ve been diagnosed with periodontal disease, otherwise known as gum disease, then you’ll appreciate this simple seven step guide to accepting your diagnosis.

Step 1: Getting through the shock

It’s true that flossing and brushing regularly can help reduce your chances of gum disease, and it’s also true that visit for your regular dental cleaning can help protect you as well. However, no one is immune. If you generally have great oral hygiene then you may experience shock…