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What’s the difference between digital vs traditional dentures?

There are two types of dentures available on the market today. There is the traditionally made denture that is made of a flesh-colored acrylic base that fits over your gums. The base of the upper denture covers the palate (roof of your mouth), and the lower denture is horseshoe shaped to accommodate the tongue. The newer digital dentures are milled out of a solid block of perfectly cured very hard resin which doesn’t distort as it cures like the conventional dentures can over time. This also helps to make the denture suction better to the inside of the mouth and makes for a much for comfortable feel that the acrylic.  The resin that is used is also a much harder[…..]

What are Digital Dentures?

Taking care and improving our teeth is one of the top self-improvement practices. There are various ways to improve ones smile. You can choose purely esthetic means; such as bleaching, veneers or implants. Sometimes a more severe option is necessary. There are cases where teeth just can’t be saved, built up or fixed due to damage. There are ways that can actually give you a better smile than your natural teeth and aren’t capable of decaying or breaking down over time. Dentures have been around since dentistry began. However they have come a long way since wooden dentures! Today they are so lifelike that you might not even be able to tell that people are wearing them unless you get up[…..]

Why See a Prosthodontist?

Dental School is a grueling 4 years of pre-dental plus 4 years of Dental School. That’s if you want to be a General Dentist. If you want to continue your education and become a specialized Dentist, that could mean an additional 3-4 years, depending on your specialty. A prosthodontist is a dentist who has completed dental school plus three additional years of advanced training and education in an ADA-accredited prosthodontic graduate program. Prosthodonitists specialize in treating and handling dental and facial problems that involve restoring missing tooth and jaw structures. A prosthodontist is highly trained in cosmetics, dental implants, crowns, bridges, dentures, temporomandibular disorders (TMJ/TMD), and more. What would be the reasons that you would need to go and see[…..]

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