Regardless of age, many people are missing one or more of their natural teeth. Here is an outline of the health risks posed by missing teeth and the realistic and affordable solutions – including a partial denture – that are available to solve the problem.[Read more…] about The Benefits of a Partial Denture
Prioritize Protein in a Soft Foods Diet
Many patients on soft food diets complain about weight loss and low energy. These symptoms are usually attributed to a diet high in carbohydrates and empty-calorie foods like potatoes, pasta, and surgery smoothies. The solution? Protein!
Here are some tips to help you find high-protein, easy-to-eat foods.[Read more…] about Prioritize Protein in a Soft Foods Diet
Get the Most Out of a Soft Foods Diet
Have you recently had a tooth extracted, dental implants placed, gum grafting done, or otherwise experienced dental trauma? If so, you may need to follow a soft foods diet.
How can you eat healthy and keep your diet interesting, varied, and protein-rich while on a soft food diet? Here are some tips to help you ensure your easy-to-eat foods are also nourishing.[Read more…] about Get the Most Out of a Soft Foods Diet
Foods to Eat After Dental Surgery
As anyone who’s just had dental surgery knows, eating while your mouth heals can be difficult. Foods must be soft and easy to eat, but since healing can take a few days or longer, it is also important that you don’t get bored of limited menu options.
Here are some tips for foods to eat after dental surgery that will help you through your post-surgical healing period.[Read more…] about Foods to Eat After Dental Surgery
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