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FAQ – Teeth Whitening

FAQ – Teeth Whitening  Q: What are the main causes of tooth discoloration A: Discoloration can be caused by many factors however the most common are: genetics,poor oral hygiene, medication, smoking, aging, certain foods and beverages, or a combination of several of these factors.   Q: How do you know when/if you need to whiten your teeth? A: Discolouration is fairly common. There are lots of products on the market to help whiten your teeth however the best results are always achieved with professional applications. The types and depth of your stains will always affect results which is why it’s

5 Quick Facts about Dentures

5 quick facts to consider when seeking information on dentures. 1. Dentures Don’t Last forever! While it’s true that modern dentures are more durable than ever before, breaking a denture by dropping or mishandling them is still possible.  Dentures can also lose their natural appearance and chewing ability due to the long term effects of chewing, brushing and age. Things to look for: Looseness Bad odor Color change Stains 2. Adhesivies can play a role in the fit and comfort of your denture Custom made dentures are designed to fit precisely and normally shouldn’t need adhesive.  Sometimes ill fitting dentures

Denture Implants

Denture Implants – Keep your dentures secure!   As we grow older and our mouths change shape, the density and strength in our bones and gum tissue change as well.  For those that wear dentures, these natural occurrences can cause dentures to become loose and ill-fitting. Loose or unstable dentures can frequently interfere with your ability to speak and eat comfortably. Chewing can become difficult and food can become trapped under your dentures causing damage to the underlying bone. If you have a denture that doesn’t fit properly and want an alternative to using adhesives, dentures fitted over implants may