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How to Adjust to Eating with Dentures

December 30, 2021

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Senior couple enjoying a meal, eating with dentures

Before you got dentures, the idea of having a full set of teeth and the ability to eat a wide variety of foods may have made you look forward with eager anticipation to getting your prosthetic. Now, though, you might be a little disappointed because you aren’t enjoying the comfort and function that you hoped for, especially when you sit down to enjoy a meal. Don’t worry. It takes some time to get used to eating with dentures. Here are some practical tips to help you out:


4 Holiday Foods to Skip if You Wear Restorations

November 20, 2021

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a table full of holiday foods

Wearing dentures can give you back the smile you’ve been missing, but it can also pose potential problems when faced with your favorite holiday foods. While craving your seasonal favorites, it’s important that you understand which items you should avoid and which you can indulge in. Here are four holiday foods you’ll want to say “no, thank you” to if you want to spend less time with your emergency dentist and more time with family and friends.


What Do Dental Implants Feel Like?

October 10, 2021

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Woman with dental implants enjoying her new smile

Has your dentist recommended that you receive dental implants? You can look forward to regaining a beautiful, functional set of teeth. Still, you probably have questions about the road ahead. What will your new teeth feel like? Will they always seem like a foreign object in your mouth, or will they eventually feel like a natural extension of your body? Let’s talk about what you can expect while you are adjusting to your new teeth.


What Can You Eat and Drink after All-on-4 Surgery?

September 30, 2021

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Protein shakes, an acceptable food after All-on-4 surgery

One of the best things about the All-on-4 procedure is that it allows you to get a beautiful new set of teeth on the same day as your implant placement surgery. But does that mean you will be able to eat anything you want right away? Not quite. Your mouth will need some time to heal. In this blog post, we discuss what you can expect after All-on-4 surgery and how you can pick foods that won’t interfere with your recovery.


A Simple Guide to Adjusting to Implant Dentures

September 14, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drkoo @ 4:15 pm
Senior woman happily adjusting to her implant dentures

If you will soon receive implant dentures, you have much to look forward to! Not only will you enjoy an improved smile, but you will be able to eat a wide variety of foods and speak with clarity. But how long will it take you to get used to your prosthetic? Adjusting to implant dentures is a process that is unique to each patient. However, you should expect to adapt fairly quickly. Here are some tips on how to transition to using your new teeth:


Can Dental Implants Help You Live Longer?

August 15, 2021

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Senior couple enjoying long life expectancy with dental implants

If you ask any medical professional how you can live a long and healthy life, they are likely to mention things like exercise and proper nutrition. They might not talk about your oral health — but the state of your teeth can actually influence your life expectancy! Specifically, tooth loss is associated with an increased risk of death. Let’s talk about why that is the case and how dental implants may be able to help you enjoy all that life has to offer for as long as possible.


Summer Is the Perfect Time to Get Dental Implants — Here’s Why

July 3, 2021

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Woman at beach, enjoying summertime with dental implants

Have you been thinking about getting dental implants? This remarkable tooth replacement method can help you regain a complete, confident, and strong smile. But when should you get them? Should you do it now, or would it be better to wait until your kids are back in school? There is never a bad time to invest in your smile, but summer is a particularly advantageous opportunity to embark on your tooth replacement journey. Here’s why:


5 Tips for Enjoying Your Favorite Summer Foods with Dentures

May 23, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drkoo @ 3:14 pm
Happy seniors eating with dentures at beach barbecue

Summer is full of delicious foods. Plus, with the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines, it is becoming safer and safer to enjoy social gatherings — backyard barbecues are back! If you have dentures, though, you might worry that your prosthetic will limit your ability to enjoy your favorite summertime treats. In this blog post, we provide some simple and practical tips for eating with dentures. Hopefully, you will be able to enjoy all the delights of the season without too much fuss.


Conventional vs. Computer-Guided Implant Placement Surgery

April 27, 2021

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Illustrated representation of patient’s jaw after computer-guided implant placement

If you are thinking about getting dental implants, you have an exciting journey ahead of you. One of the most important parts of that journey will be your implant placement surgery. Dentists and oral surgeons may use a variety of techniques to insert the implants into patients’ jawbones. For example, some of them use conventional methods, while others utilize highly advanced technology. Let’s talk about the major differences between regular and computer-guided implant placement surgery.


Discover the Confidence-Boosting Power of Dental Implants

March 23, 2021

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Professional young woman enjoying confidence with dental implants

Tooth loss is a serious issue. It can have far-reaching consequences for your oral health, and it can hinder your ability to eat the foods you love. It can also impact mental health. Many people with one or more missing teeth find that they are not as confident as they once were, perhaps because of the way that an empty space in their smile looks. Others’ confidence may suffer because they are afraid that their dentures will embarrass them in public. Fortunately, there is a solution to these problems. Dental implants may provide you with a significant confidence boost! Let’s talk about some of their many benefits.

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