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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, [...]

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. It also commonly results in serious dental complications. Saliva is your body’s natural defense against oral bacteria. When your mouth is dry, bacteria are free to grow, and [...]

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 [...]

How It’s Different Getting Dentures When You’re Younger

We tend to think of dentures as being something that people get when they’re older, either retired or getting ready to retire. But the truth is that many working-age people face the loss of all their teeth and the problem of getting dentures. Even in California, which has one of the lowest tooth [...]

How Dental Implants Will Improve Your Life

Most people who have conventional dentures find them to be less than ideal. There are many potential problems with dentures, but among the most commonly reported complaints are food that gets under the denture and an unattractive appearance of the dentures.  Fortunately, these and other complaints about dentures can be corrected with