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Oral Health News – Good News Predominates

We finally have some good news to report about oral health in the US! There is a lot of good news and some not-so-good news about the oral health of the nation, according to a report released last month by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. According to a report from the CDC, there…

Gum Disease Remains a Problem

Despite the ease with which this infection can be prevented, one of the more pervasive diseases in the US today is Periodontal Disease, more commonly known as gum disease. As your Littleton area Prosthodontist, it grieves us greatly to know so many patients suffer from tooth loss because of this largely preventable oral disease, simply…

Dental Implants and Jawbone Loss

One of the more troubling aspects of tooth loss, besides embarrassment and difficulty eating, is the resulting loss of bone in the jaw. Unfortunately, with each tooth you lose you also lose the tooth root. This results in the inevitable loss of bone mass in the area of the loss. Replacing that bone can be…

Don’t Be Afraid of Wearing Dentures

Human beings have been using dentures for hundreds of years. From wood to ivory, from gold to silver, and now to modern composites, false teeth have been used to help people who’ve lost their teeth to eat and look “normal” in all sorts of situations. What this means is that we have extensive experience at…

Total Tooth Replacement for Older Adults

According to the Oral Health web page of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, also known as the CDC, 25% of adults aged 65 and older no longer have any natural teeth remaining. The CDC also estimates the size of this age group to be more than 41 million; meaning that more than 10…

How to Survive Halloween Candy for Your Family

As your Littleton Prosthodontist, we would like to offer some timely advice about the types of candy children should be allowed to eat after a night of trick-or-treat pleasure this Halloween. By the way, if you’re an adult who enjoys indulging your sweet tooth, you will also benefit from this advice about the safest candy…

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