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.(more…)
Columbus Dental Arts Blog
August 25, 2023
August 2, 2023
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.(more…)
July 25, 2023
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.(more…)
July 5, 2023
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.(more…)
June 20, 2023
Dentures 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.
June 10, 2023
If 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.
May 27, 2023
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!(more…)
May 7, 2023
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.(more…)
April 27, 2023
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.(more…)
April 14, 2023
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.(more…)