Posts Tagged ‘ Teeth Replacement Options ’

My Teenager Is Missing A Tooth – What Now?

There are many reasons for a teenager to have missing teeth. Some teens lose a tooth (or teeth) from playing or being involved in an accident.  Teeth may be extracted due to decay, and sometimes teeth are congenitally missing, meaning the teen was born without the tooth or teeth. When replacing a tooth for a teenager, timing is […]

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 […]

Why Filling the Gaps in Your Smile Is a Healthy Choice

When you are living with tooth loss, you find ways to cope. A friend tells a joke, and you cover your mouth before laughing. In every picture, you have your mouth closed so no one can tell you are missing teeth. These habits may disguise tooth loss, but they don’t solve the more serious problems […]

8 Factors that Affect Dental Implant Cost

Often, people considering dental implants want to know how much the procedure will cost. When you’re doing your research before selecting a dental implant center, you may wonder why a specific answer is hard to find. You’ll find that estimates vary widely. Typically, dental implants themselves cost thousands of dollars and may even go into […]

A Day in the Life of a Denture Wearer

Before you get dentures, it’s hard to imagine what living with them will be like. If only you could experience a day in the shoes of a denture wearer before you made your final decision. Will people be able to tell you have dentures? How hard are they to put in? Do you eventually get […]

What Are the Causes for Missing Teeth?

If you are missing teeth, you are not alone. The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research found that adults from the ages of 20 to 64 are missing an average of 7 teeth. Others may not realize they need to have a tooth removed because they don’t know how to recognize the signs. You […]

Reasons to Beware of Dental Tourism

When patients consider getting dental implants, they sometimes get overwhelmed by the cost. Looking for a more affordable alternative, they may be tempted to participate in dental tourism. In other words, some patients travel to Thailand, Mexico, Hungary, or Poland hoping to save thousands of dollars on their procedures. While the prospect of saving money […]

5 Long-term Challenges of Wearing Dentures

Deciding on a method of tooth replacement is a big decision, so you want to be informed about what to expect if you choose dentures. We discussed problems you might experience in the first days or weeks of wearing dentures in our last blog, 5 Tips for Overcoming the Challenges of New Dentures. While the […]

5 Tips for Overcoming the Challenges of New Dentures

If you are thinking about getting dentures, be prepared. When you first get dentures, it takes some time to adjust. In the first days and weeks, you may find tasks you used to take for granted challenging. Your mouth and natural teeth are also reacting to what is essentially a foreign body. The good news is […]

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 […]