How do you know when it’s time to reline your complete or partial denture?

On March 25, 2014, in Blog, Dentures, Uncategorized, by Joanne

 Reline Your Complete or Partial Denture?   When a patient has new dentures made, they are custom fabricated, according to the shape of the individual’s mouth.  This assures proper fit and retention of the dentures.  Usually, a set of dentures will last from five to ten years.  However, due to the changes in the shape of […]


Sterilization and Disinfection Procedures Used in the Dental Office of Dr. Harold Gulbransen

On February 2, 2014, in Blog, Sterilization and Disinfection Procedures, by Harold Gulbransen

  Sterilization and Disinfection Techniques Used at San Diego Prosthodontics SAN DIEGO PROSTHODONTICS is proud to offer the latest in modern sterilization and disinfection techniques.  Vigorous safeguards, exacting cleaning procedures and controlled professional standards are designed to protect the health and welfare of both patients and practitioners. Some of our patients have questions regarding the […]


Newest Innovations in Implant-Supported Fixed Dentures

On February 1, 2014, in Blog, Dentures, Implants, Prosthodontic Technology, Restoration Options, by Joanne

Implant-Supported Fixed Dentures                               At SAN DIEGO PROSTHODONTICS, Dr. Harold Gulbransen is proud to offer the latest technology in fabricating implant-supported fixed dentures.  An implant-supported fixed denture replaces teeth when all or most of the teeth are missing in a patient’s upper or lower jaw.  This type of restoration is sometimes used when a patient […]


Dr. Gulbransen Receives Top Dentist San Diego 2014

On January 15, 2014, in Announcements, Blog, by Joanne

Top Dentist 2014–Prosthodontist Dr. Harold Gulbransen   We are pleased to announce that Dr. Harold Gulbransen has been selected again this year by a vote of his peers as a 2014 Top Dentist in San Diego.  The listing will appear in the April issue of San Diego Magazine. This award is based on an exhaustive peer-review […]



On November 20, 2013, in Blog, Dentures, Resource Library, by Joanne

What foods should you eat when wearing an immediate denture? What foods should you eat when wearing immediate dentures?  Immediate dentures are placed immediately after a having all of your teeth removed.  For more information on immediate dentures, go to More Info!. Learning to chew with new dentures takes practice.  Initially, limit your diet to […]


Care of Your Facial Prosthesis

On January 31, 2013, in Blog, Prosthesis Care, by Harold Gulbransen

How to Care For and Apply Your Facial Prosthesis   Preparing Your Skin and Your Facial Prosthesis                                  1. Repeatedly practice positioning your facial prosthesis without adhesive to ensure accurate placement. 2. Wash and thoroughly dry your hands and skin where your prosthesis is to be placed. Applying Your Facial Prosthesis


Dr. Harold Gulbransen selected as a Top Dentist in the San Diego area for 2012!

On August 23, 2012, in Announcements, Blog, by Harold Gulbransen

Top Dentist in San Diego Awarded to Dr. Harold Gulbransen We are proud to announce that Dr. Gulbransen has been selected by a vote of his peers as a Top Prosthodontist in the San Diego area for 2012. This is the fifth consecutive year that he has been honored with this award. The San Diego Magazine published this […]


Why is it Important to Bring a Complete List of your Medications to your Initial Dental Appointment?

On August 7, 2012, in Appointment Information, Blog, by Harold Gulbransen

Why is it important to bring a complete list of medications to first dental appointment It is very important to bring a list of your current medications as well as a list of medical conditions and allergies that you may have to your first appointment at San Diego Prosthodontics.  In order to provide patients with a […]


Are you a Candidate for Dental Implants?

On July 6, 2012, in Blog, Dentures, Implants, Restoration Options, by Harold Gulbransen

Friday, 06 July 2012 20:41 Are you a candidate for dental Implants? Are you missing all or most of your natural teeth?  Are you interested in learning about alternatives to traditional removable dentures?  With the advent of predictable cutting-edge dental implant technology, there are many viable treatment options available to patients who previously had no […]


Using the Latest Technology in Implant Dentistry–Custom-Milled Abutments!

On May 24, 2012, in Blog, Prosthodontic Technology, by Harold Gulbransen

Custom-Milled Dental Implant Abutments What are custom-milled dental implant abutments?  To understand the answer to this question, let’s first discuss dental implants.  Click on the following link which describes the parts of a dental implant.‎ Dental implants offer one of the most successful and predictable restorative options for patients missing one or more teeth. The […]