What are Fluoride trays? Why are they necessary to use daily after patients receive radiation to the head or neck area?

Use of Fluoride Trays by Patients Receiving Radiation for Cancer of the Head or Neck   To discuss what fluoride trays are and why they are necessary, it is first helpful to examine what happens when a patient receives radiation for cancer in the head or neck region. It is very difficult to exclude the […]

 

Partial Denture or a Dental Bridge?

On August 22, 2014, in Blog, Dental Bridge, Dentures, Implants, Restoration Options, Uncategorized, by Joanne

  Partial Denture or a Dental Bridge?  What is the difference between a partial denture and a dental bridge?   A partial denture is a dental prosthodontic appliance (artificial tooth or teeth) that can be removed from the mouth and cleaned like conventional dentures.  Partial dentures are often referred to as removable partial dentures or […]

 

Bone Resorption: The Ultimate Consequence of Tooth Loss

On August 20, 2014, in Blog, Dentures, Implants, Resource Library, Uncategorized, by Joanne

Bone Resorption: The Ultimate Consequence of Tooth Loss Learn about bone resorption and the prevention of bone loss   What is bone resorption?  Why does bone loss result from tooth loss? Natural tooth roots are embedded in the jawbone, providing a stable foundation that allows the teeth to function properly.  The part of your natural […]

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Are you a Candidate for a Dental Bridge?

Are you a Candidate for A Dental Bridge?  What is a Dental Bridge?   If you are missing one or more teeth you may be a candidate for a dental bridge. Not only is a gap between your teeth unsightly, but other problems may arise as a result of the missing teeth. Missing teeth is […]

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