Dental News Blog

Implant Placement for the Support of a Mandibular Denture

November 12th, 2019|

If you ask, most patients will tell you they hate their lower denture. Lower dentures flip and flop. They are notoriously unstable and are difficult to wear. In many cases, the only option to improve the patient’s overall well-being and happiness is to stabilize the denture with implants.

Laboratory Processed Reline or Rebase of Implant-Retained Overdenture

October 30th, 2019|

How many times has this happened: a patient presents with an existing implant overdenture that does not fit. Although the denture snaps into place correctly, the patient complains the denture feels loose or that a lot of food gets under the denture. The patient may also complain that they can’t chew well.

Zirconia Crowns: What Are The Options?

October 29th, 2019|

Zirconia Crowns: What Are The Options? Zirconia Crowns: What Are The Options? By Dr. Hudnall M.D Zirconia dioxide, a metal oxide, was first discovered by a German chemist in 1789 [...]

Cast Metal Partial Denture Reline or Rebase: Is It Worth It?

August 21st, 2019|

Nothing stays the same. The mouth changes over time. But patients fail to realize this fact when it comes to removable dental appliances. How many times have you heard a patient proclaim that the metal partial “you made” them is loose or it doesn’t fit the way it originally did when “you made” nine years ago?

Bruxism Nightguards and Sports Mouthguards

July 9th, 2019|

Protection of the teeth and the surrounding structures is the name of the game when it comes to offering nightguards and sports mouthguards to your patients. Try as we may, dentists can never put back exactly what was original to the human mouth. Prevention of damage is always a better choice than reconstructive dentistry.

Relines and Rebases

July 8th, 2019|

In an ideal world, every denture patient would come to the dental office for a yearly check-up and examination. This lets the dentist or denturist identify issues related to fit, resorption, occlusion, tissue irritations, and hygiene before they become a larger problem.

Thermoflex Flexible Partial Dentures

July 8th, 2019|

Traditionally, most patients had to wear a traditional cast-metal partial denture with hard, unforgiving acrylic and unattractive metal clasps. Thermoflex partial frameworks offer tooth-colored flexible clasps that blend in with the natural dentition.