Can Dentures Cause Bone Loss?

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A Bridge Denture

Switching to dentures is a big change, and it can have some unexpected consequences. As we loose teeth we also lose bone density, but dentures can help slow or mitigate this bone loss. Our jaws are responsible for supporting and anchoring our teeth, and when removing those teeth it leaves gaps in our jawbones. The bone that supports our teeth … Read More

The History Behind Modern Dentures

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A Senior Citizen With a Great Smile

For thousands of years, humans have suffered from tooth loss and decay. While modern standards of care have improved – like how we have toothbrushes no longer made with horsehair, and how toothpaste that doesn’t contain charcoal, chalk, or salt – our diets these days also contain far more sugar than ever before… a real danger for teeth. Dentures have … Read More