Archive for January 2017

Why Dental Implants are an Effective Tooth Replacement Therapy

One of the most common questions we’re asked at our Littleton area Prosthodontist office is about the cost of dental implants, and whether they are an effective tooth replacement therapy. Since the cost of dental implants can vary greatly between providers, and the insurance coverage for the procedure can be just as varied, understanding the…

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Why Dentures Fit Poorly

Many people who wear dentures are unaware of the problems that can develop when their dentures fit poorly. These can include things like ulcerations or fungal infections. Another one we call hyperplasia, where because the denture doesn’t fit the gum properly the gum then becomes irritated, grows to fill that space and then becomes infected.…

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How to Care for Dental Implants

For a significant number of patients who’ve lost most, or all, of their teeth, dental implants are often the perfect tooth replacement therapy. When cared for properly, your dental implants should provide you with a lifetime of comfortable eating and beautiful smiles. However, just as with your natural teeth, implants will require daily brushing and…

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