How to Overcome Your Fear of the Dentist

It is normal to have fears about going to the dentist. You could have had a upsetting dental experience as a child that had lasting effects into adulthood. If your parents had fears about going to the dentist you could of inherited them as well. But today dentists are better trained and have all the tools to make your visit …

Partial Dentures

A removable partial denture or bridge usually consists of replacement teeth attached to a pink or gum-colored plastic base, which is connected by metal framework that holds the denture in place in the mouth. Partial dentures are used when one or more natural teeth remain in the upper or lower jaw. A fixed (permanent) bridge replaces one or more teeth …

Complete Dentures

Complete dentures can be either “conventional” or “immediate.” Made after the teeth have been removed and the gum tissue has begun to heal, a conventional denture is ready for placement in the mouth about 8 to 12 weeks after the teeth have been removed. Unlike conventional dentures, immediate dentures are made in advance and can be positioned as soon as …