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Proper Denture Care

Denture Repair New Orleans LA

Unfortunately, everything eventually breaks and wears out.  It does not matter how much money is spent on it or how good of care is taken, everything has a finite lifespan.  Unfortunately, dentures are the same way. About once every other day I have a patient who has broken a denture, and it almost never happens at a good time.  Also very few patients are able to go for more than a day or two without their teeth, and therefore things need to be mended rather quickly. I believe that it is important to know how to protect dentures from harm as well as the types of repairs that can be ...

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Refitting Dentures

Couple | Refitting Dentures New Orleans

    About two or three times a week, I’ll have a patient come to my office with the need of fixing their old denture.  The denture has worked well for many years and still has the smile that is needed, but it no longer fits as well as it used to. Certainly, one option is to make a new denture, but that is not always needed.  Usually, there is a way to get a few more years out a denture by refitting the denture and the bite to the gums. Doing a refit is great especially when it seems like denture adhesive fixes the problems which means that there is ...

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Denture Adhesive

Older Couple | Denture Adhesive Gretna LA

One of the most common questions that I get from patients is “Will I need denture adhesive?”  Denture adhesive is a weird subject to most dentists because we are not taught about it in dental school and there is very little to no education on the subject even from the manufacturers.  As I make quite a few dentures and have worked with even more about wearing dental prosthesis, I have done my best to get educated about the different products that are available as well as tried to create best practices for using adhesive.

While my goal when make dentures is ideally to need no denture adhesive as many patients ...

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