So you finally decided to get dentures. You probably have a little bit of newfound confidence because your mouth looks better and you chew your food with no problem now. You'll likely follow your dentist's advice and take good care of your dentures during the weeks immediately following the installation of the dentures, but keep in mind that this is something you need to do for the rest of your life.
Dental implants have long been considered as an effective cosmetic dentistry option for replacing lost teeth and restoring a smile. In most cases, dental implants can be expected to last for many years. Unfortunately, if you don't take care of your implants properly, you may suffer from a condition known as peri-implantitis, which is the progressive loss of the bone that's supporting your dental implant. Here's a look at what you need to know about this condition and what you can do to avoid it.
Have you recently had a new set of dental veneers placed over your teeth? If so, you are probably aware that porcelain veneers are not intended to last forever. What you may not know is that there are steps you can take to ensure you enjoy the maximum lifespan that your veneers have to offer.
Never Flex Your Teeth When Wearing Veneers
People often view their teeth as stationary objects that do not move on their own.
Most people assume that losing your teeth in the latter years of your life is normal and just a regular part of aging. To an extent, it is, but you do not have to lose your teeth willingly. In fact, good dental hygiene can help you maintain the longevity of your adult teeth for years to come. To help explain why tooth loss, aging and acceptance are widespread concepts, here are the facts and how you can prevent and treat tooth loss.