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Dentures- An evolving prosthetic option Oct 29th, 2019

Dentures- An evolving prosthetic option For decades, conventional dentures have provided function, esthetics, and for many without teeth, self-esteem.  However, challenges facing patients and dentists alike have caused a high interest in remedies for common complaints concerning dentures. Conventional dentures are acrylic plates that are secured by anatomical features, saliva,...

So why is sugar soooo bad for you?  Oct 4th, 2019

So why is sugar soooo bad for you?   As it pertains to the mouth, the bacteria there “eat “  the sugar and give off acid, thus making cavities.   So it stands to reason that if you reduce the tooth borne bacteria and/or the sugars you will reduce cavities.  It’s really...

What is Periodontal Disease? Dec 26th, 2015

PERIODONTAL DISEASE: WHAT IS IT? While many may think that cavities are the only condition that affects the oral tissues, there is a progressive condition that affects specifically the gums, and often the bone surrounding the teeth. This condition is known as periodontal disease. HEALTHY GINGIVA In healthy gum tissue,...