7 rules for denture care

Keep smiling with our simple tips for keeping your hard-working dentures in good shape! If some or all of your permanent teeth have fallen out or been removed, you may be using dentures: complete dentures if you’re missing all of your natural teeth (which is the case for one in 15 Canadian adults under 80)…

What’s the best way to care for removable dentures?

Removable partial or full dentures require proper care to keep them clean, free from stains and looking their best. For good denture care: Remove and rinse dentures after eating. Run water over your dentures to remove food debris and other loose particles. You may want to place a towel on the counter or in the…

How to Care For Implant-Supported Dentures

Just like natural teeth that must be brushed regularly to stay healthy, your implant-supported dentures must be cleaned carefully every day. Because your denture plate is attached to implants placed in your jawbone, you must remove all detachable appliances and clean around attachments, artificial teeth, and gum areas. It is unwise to sleep with dentures…

7 rules for denture care

If some or all of your permanent teeth have fallen out or been removed, you may be using dentures: complete dentures if you’re missing all of your natural teeth (which is the case for one in 15 Canadian adults under 80) or partial dentures if you’re missing just one tooth or a few teeth. Both…

What’s the best way to care for removable dentures?

Removable partial or full dentures require proper care to keep them clean, free from stains and looking their best. For good denture care: Remove and rinse dentures after eating. Run water over your dentures to remove food debris and other loose particles. You may want to place a towel on the counter or in the…

[Video]: Wooden Teeth Myth – George Washington’s Mount Vernon

Separate fact from fiction and learn more about George Washington and his troublesome teeth. Were his dentures really made of wood? 1. Washington was afflicted with dental troubles all his adult life Despite his legendary physical strength and iron constitution, George Washington’s failing teeth were a source of regular suffering. At age 24, Washington recorded…

Dental treatment

Everyone, including young children, should visit the dentist at least once every six months. Permanent teeth are designed to last a lifetime. The risk of tooth decay, gum disease and tooth loss can be reduced with good oral hygiene, a low-sugar diet, use of a mouthguard when playing sport, and regular visits to the dentist…

What Can You Do If You Lose a Tooth?

Losing a tooth can be extremely upsetting and it can happen even if you take good care of your teeth, for example losing a tooth through an accident. It might be necessary to have a tooth extracted if it had root canal treatment and has subsequently fractured or become weak, and having untreated teeth grinding…