In our opinion, one of the most innovative trends in modern dentistry is the dental implant. Dental implants are medical devices that are surgically inserted in the jawbone. While they provide support for crowns, bridges, or dentures, they also help to keep the jawbone from shrinking due to bone loss, keep adjacent teeth stable, and preserve the health of surrounding bone and gums.[Read more…] about Implant Care & Maintenance
Since their advent more than 2,700 years ago, the materials and techniques used to fabricate dentures have continually improved. Denture patients today benefit from advancements like implant-supported dentures, dental imagery to assess bone mass, and lifelike synthetic teeth. But in the beginning, dentures were not always so high-tech.[Read more…] about A Brief History of Dentures
Some of our patients who have been wearing dentures for many years are familiar with porcelain denture teeth.
Porcelain has a reputation as a durable material for denture teeth. It resists wear, thus preserving tooth length for a longer period compared to acrylic teeth. Porcelain’s translucency, depth of colour, and reflection of light have also long been considered the gold standard of artificial teeth.[Read more…] about Are Acrylic Teeth Better Than Porcelain?