Columbus Dental Arts Blog

The Hidden Connection: Poorly Fitting Dentures and Oral Cancer

August 25, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — coldentarts @ 5:55 am
Dentures lying on a table

If you’ve been wearing dentures for any amount of time, you’re probably well aware of how annoying it can be when they don’t seem to fit right. As it turns out, contemporary research suggests that there could be a significant link between dentures and oral cancer. Here’s what you should know about that connection.


Why Can’t I Keep My Lower Dentures In Place?!

August 2, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — coldentarts @ 5:52 am
Someone holding their dentures and gasping

Dentures can make a massive difference in how you feel if you’re missing teeth, but wearing them properly takes some getting used to. Sometimes, it may feel like wearing your dentures properly is almost like a skill unto itself.

For example, if you’re new to wearing dentures, you might have found that you have a little bit of trouble keeping your lower prosthetic in place. Thankfully, with a little bit of work, you shouldn’t have this problem—here are a few things you can do to keep your lower prosthetic in place.


Are My Dentures Causing Bad Breath?

July 25, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — coldentarts @ 6:09 pm
Close up on lower half of the face of a man who is holding his hand in front of his mouth to try to smell his breath

If you’re worried about bad breath, you are not alone! We’re all susceptible to this condition, whether it’s due to not-so-fresh breath in the morning when you wake up, or from the onions on the salad you ate at lunch. Usually, it can be addressed with a positive oral care routine – or mints or gum in a pinch. For those with dentures, however, there may be additional challenges. If you have noticed an undesirable odor and think it might be coming from your dentures, continue reading to learn what you can do.


Why You Shouldn’t Reline Your Dentures Yourself

July 5, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — coldentarts @ 4:23 pm
dentures in glass of water

Dentures have long been a reliable tooth replacement option, restoring smiles and oral function. Over time, dentures might fit poorly due to changes in the mouth, causing discomfort and the need for relining. Seeking guidance from experienced dental professionals ensures optimal outcomes, but should you attempt DIY denture relining? Continue reading to discover the reasons why it’s wise to consult professionals for this task.


How Do Dentures Affect Your Sense of Taste?

June 20, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — coldentarts @ 2:25 am

Full upper dentureDentures have been used for generations because they are effective and convenient. If you’ve never had them before, you might have concerns about them affecting the way food tastes. If you’re a current denture wearer, you may have noticed your taste sensations have diminished. Dentures can affect your sense of taste, but the issue can be avoided. Here’s how dentures may affect your enjoyment of certain flavors.


What to Expect With Dentures

June 10, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — coldentarts @ 9:34 pm

Upper and lower full denturesIf you’ve been living with several damaged or missing teeth, nothing is more exciting than receiving your new set of teeth. Dentures closely look and feel more realistic than ever before, but don’t expect to chomp into a juicy hamburger right away. It can take a few days to adjust to your new smile. Here’s what you can expect after getting your dentures.


5 Ways that Dental Implants Can Boost Your Confidence

May 27, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — coldentarts @ 8:22 am
a man smiling at his dental implants in the mirror

Did you know that almost half of Americans are missing at least one tooth? According to the American College of Prosthodontists, roughly 178 million Americans lack at least one pearly of their whites. Unfortunately, a gapped smile affects your appearance, resulting in a hit to your self-esteem. Here are five ways that dental implants can not only restore your beautiful smile but your confidence too!


Can Dental Implants Get Cavities?

May 7, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — coldentarts @ 8:15 am
a woman at the dentist getting her dental implants examined

Dental implants have helped millions of people restore their lost teeth. Considered the gold standard of tooth replacements by most dental professionals, they offer so many benefits to your oral health. They give long-lasting stability by replacing teeth from root to crown. Additionally, they are completely natural looking! But you may wonder if they are susceptible to tooth decay. Here’s what to know about dental implants and cavities.


5 Ways to Fix Your Teeth on a Budget with Cosmetic Dentistry

April 27, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — coldentarts @ 5:32 pm
couple learning about dental financing at dental office

As time passes, your once beautiful smile may start to show signs of wear and tear such as yellowing, chipping, gaps, and misalignment. A cosmetic dentist can help you address these issues and bring back the glow to your smile. However, some cosmetic treatments can be expensive. If you’re on a budget, here are five tips to help you achieve an attractive smile without spending too much money.


5 Benefits of Getting a Smile Makeover

April 14, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — coldentarts @ 5:27 pm
person who had a smile makeover smiling

One-third of Americans are unhappy with their smiles, but a smile makeover can offer an answer to this issue. A smile makeover is a customized treatment plan that combines various cosmetic dental procedures to enhance the overall appearance of your smile. Continue reading to discover five reasons to consider this cosmetic dentistry procedure and achieve the smile you’ve always wanted.

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