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The Journey Towards a Partial Denture

If you are looking for a way to replace missing teeth, a partial denture can be an economical option. The partial denture fills the gap left by missing teeth with a removable dental appliance. Artificial teeth are attached to an acrylic base that resembles natural gums. Metal clasps hook onto your natural teeth, holding the […]

Dentures Are for Young People, Too

Age Doesn’t Matter   You may think only older people wear dentures. But you would be wrong. Young denture wearers are not uncommon.  If you are a young person that needs dentures or already has them, you are not alone. Young people need dentures due to a variety of causes, including: Tooth loss from gum […]

Dentures Too Big? Here Are Some of Your Options

One of the most common problems denture wearers experience is a slow, steady change in the way their dentures fit and function. These changes occur due to gradual loss of bone in the jaw – a natural consequence of tooth loss. As the jawbone shrinks, becoming smaller in both height and width, the gum ridge it supports […]

3 Ways to Make Dentures Fit Better

If you’re having trouble with dentures that don’t fit quite right, causing discomfort or pain, difficulty biting and chewing your food, and/or embarrassing denture slipping or clicking as you speak or laugh, you aren’t alone. These are very common problems for denture wearers, and most will feel the effects of ill-fitting dentures at some point during their years […]

How Can I Fix My Loose Dentures?

If you’re a denture wearer who is having problems with their fit, you’re not alone. Most people with traditional, removable dentures will have trouble with loose dentures at some point during their years of denture use. For some, it is a problem right from the start, their dentures never really feeling comfortable or staying in place very […]

Learn About the Best Alternatives to Dentures and Dental Bridges

Dentures and dental bridges were once the only real solutions to tooth loss and have served generations of dental patients well. However, they have always had their limitations in terms of oral health, function, appearance and longevity. Today, there are alternatives to dentures in Clarksville, TN, that offer much better results than these traditional forms of dental restoration. Here, […]