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Dental Implants a Better Solution If You Have Sjögren’s Syndrome

Sjögren’s syndrome is an uncommon autoimmune disorder in which the immune system attacks your body’s moisture-producing glands. This can cause dryness in the eyes, mouth, and throat. However, as a rheumatic disease, Sjögren’s syndrome also causes symptoms that overlap with rheumatoid arthritis. This includes attacks on the temporomandibular joints and the jaw muscles. The [...]

Don’t Settle For Ugly Dentures

Dentures that cost less have a lot of problems, but the one most people will notice is that they don’t look good. If you choose lower-tier dentures, prepare to have an unattractive smile. This is a blunt statement, but the truth is that there are many reasons why all dentures can’t look attractive.

Let Them Eat Steak–with Dentures!

With summer coming to a close, it doesn’t mean the grilling season is quite over yet. We don’t get many cold or rainy days here in Irvine so we don’t have to say goodbye to our favorite grilled foods like steak, burgers, chicken, and more. This is even more reason to wear a tooth [...]

Should You Get Partial Dentures Now or Full Dentures Later?

If you are facing the loss of several teeth, the stress of the situation might make you think that the best thing to do is just remove all your teeth and get FOY® Dentures now. In some cases this may be the right thing to do, but we have to make the decision [...]

How Dentures Can Make You Look Different

Dentures can have a huge impact on your appearance. Poorly fitted dentures or cheap dentures can dramatically change your appearance for the worse, but properly designed dentures, like FOY Dentures®, can do just the opposite: giving you the best smile of your life, especially when they’re supported by dental implants. [...]

Implant-Supported Dentures vs. Implant-Retained Dentures

If you are considering implant dentures to replace your lost teeth, you need to understand that there are several ways to approach the placement of dentures on dental implants. The biggest difference is between implant-supported dentures and implant-retained dentures. What Are Implant-Supported Dentures? Implant-supported dentures are dentures that use dental [...]

Introducing Prettau Bridges

At Rice Dentistry, we have been innovating with the latest dental techniques and technologies for over 30 years. We can recognize the best technologies when they become available, and that’s why we are excited to offer Prettau dental implant bridges. These new bridges are designed to go over dental implants and be [...]

Understanding the Relative Cost of Dental Implants

Dental implants are the best tooth replacement option available. But some people may initially decide against them because it seems like they’re so much more expensive than other options for replacing a missing tooth. But is that perception accurate? Are dental implants really that much more expensive than other treatment [...]

Want to Live Longer? Take Care of Your Teeth

Americans are living longer than ever, and we all want to do it. We especially want to extend our years of active, productive, healthy living so that we can enjoy every year to its full extent. There are many things you might be doing to improve your odds of living longer. This includes getting exercise, [...]

When Partial Dentures Cause Receding Gums

Partial dentures are generally the least popular type of tooth replacement, a sentiment captured in their degrading nickname: flippers. In general, people only choose them because they are less expensive than other options, but many wearers quickly find that they can cause a host of problems, including receding gums. Why Partials Can Lead to Receding [...]

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