Further to our post earlier this month, here are some tips to assist you in maintaining your loved one’s good denture and oral health.[Read more…] about Denture Care for Alzheimer’s Patients (part 2)
Denture care for Alzheimer’s patients (part 1)
If you are caregiver to a loved one suffering from Alzheimer’s, you may need to assist them with proper denture and oral care. In the early and middle stages of the disease, this may mean offering support, reminders, and coaching. In the later stages of the disease, you may need to take over responsibility for this care.
Here are some tips to assist you in maintaining your loved one’s good denture and oral health.[Read more…] about Denture care for Alzheimer’s patients (part 1)
Diabetes and Denture Care (Part 2)
November is Diabetes Awareness Month
Diabetes is a condition that can pose various complications to your oral health. If you are also managing multiple healthcare issues, as are many of the senior patients we see each year, your health risks increase.
In our previous blog post, we outlined complications that can arise from diabetes and that affect oral health. In this post, we discuss what you can do to keep your mouth and dentures healthy.[Read more…] about Diabetes and Denture Care (Part 2)
The Three R’s of Denture Care
Some people believe that a denture made today will last them for a lifetime. Imagine their surprise to learn that a denture must be maintained, updated, and eventually replaced with a new, better fitting appliance.
To help you understand the maintenance required by denture wearers, here is a brief overview of the three R’s of denture care: Repair, Reline, and Replace.[Read more…] about The Three R’s of Denture Care
Why Is My Lower Denture Loose?
One of the most common complaints we hear from patients is that their complete lower denture is loose. What leads to issues with comfort, looseness, and reliability of a complete lower denture? And what can be done to improve things?[Read more…] about Why Is My Lower Denture Loose?
How long will my denture last?
One of the most frequent questions we are asked is how long will my new denture last. Sadly, a denture will not last forever – 5 to 7 years on average – but perhaps not for the reasons you think.[Read more…] about How long will my denture last?
Nutrient Deficiency in Denture Wearers
March is National Nutrition Month
According to a 2017 report, people who are fully edentulous (missing all of their teeth) are at risk of experiencing nutrient deficiencies.
What is nutrient deficiency? What contributes to it when it comes to denture wearers? And what can you do to prevent this from happening?[Read more…] about Nutrient Deficiency in Denture Wearers
Annual Checkups Will Keep You Smiling
Once you have your denture, you can forget about it, right? Wrong! Annual checkups are needed to keep you healthy, comfortable, and smiling.[Read more…] about Annual Checkups Will Keep You Smiling
Holiday Denture Care
You had planned for everything – except that denture emergency during Christmas dinner.[Read more…] about Holiday Denture Care
How Bone Loss Affects Denture Fit
All denture patients will experience it: that day when you realize your denture has become loose.[Read more…] about How Bone Loss Affects Denture Fit