Oral Healthcare for Seniors

On September 28, 2016, in Blog, Prosthesis Care, Prosthodontics, senior dental care, senior dental care, by Joanne

Oral Healthcare for Seniors   Having more candles on your birthday cake and fewer teeth in your mouth do not necessarily go hand in hand. Oral healthcare for seniors is extremely important.  It is true that aging does make your teeth more susceptible to dental damage due to wear.  However, there are several things you […]

Easy to Swallow Recipe for Cancer Patients

On August 5, 2016, in Blog, Maxillofacial Prosthetics, Pre-Radiation Evaluation, by Joanne

We found some great recipes for easy to swallow, nutritional food at www.cookforyourlife.org Learn how to prepare nutritious, delicious, and easy to swallow recipes that cancer patients and anyone can enjoy during summer time. Mouth sores, ulcers and overall pain in the mouth and throat area are unpleasant side-effects of some radiation and chemo treatments. The […]

 

Dental Implants– Benefits of the Specialist Team Approach to Treatment

On April 13, 2016, in Blog, Implants, Prosthodontics, Restoration Options, by Joanne

Are you confused about where to go for dental implant treatment?  Many different dentists claim to be ‘leaders and experts’ in the field of implant dentistry.  There are a number of implant centers and general dentists who offer to provide both the surgical and restorative aspects of dental implant treatment.  In order to decide what […]

What are the options when missing multiple teeth?

Part 2: Replacing Multiple Teeth Replacing multiple teeth can be achieved using one of several therapeutic options: a conventional fixed bridge, multiple single-tooth implant restorations, a fixed implant supported bridge, a removable partial denture, or an implant-assisted removable partial denture.  Treatment options vary with individual needs.  Appropriate space, gum tissue, underlying bone and overall health […]

 

What Are The Options To Replace Your Missing Tooth – Implant Crown

On December 21, 2015, in Announcements, Blog, Implants, Restoration Options, by Scott Recksiedler

What are the options to replace your missing teeth? Part 1: Single Tooth Replacement

 

What Are The Options To Replace Your Missing Tooth – Fixed Bridge

On December 7, 2015, in Blog, Dental Bridge, Prosthodontics, Uncategorized, by Scott Recksiedler

When replacing a missing tooth or multiple teeth, there are several acceptable therapeutic options. Depending on the number and health of the remaining teeth, options to replace missing teeth can include something “fixed” or “removable”. Both of these options can either be attached to the reamining teeth or to dental implants surgically placed in the […]

Dr. Gulbransen Appointed Prosthodontic Consultant

On November 16, 2015, in Announcements, Blog, Implants, Prosthodontics, by Scott Recksiedler

San Diego Prosthodontics is proud to announce that Dr. Harold Gulbransen has been appointed to the position of prosthodontic consultant for the San Diego Mini Residency Implant Study Club run by Drs. Jason Gile, Brian Oleksy, and James Eckstein of the Center for Oral and Facial Surgery. Dr. Gulbransen has lectured extensively both nationally and […]

San Diego Prosthodontics Welcomes Blanca

On September 14, 2015, in Announcements, Blog, by Scott Recksiedler

Blanca has been a registered dental assistant for over 10 years and has quickly become an integral part of our team. Blanca joined San Diego Prosthodontics this year as Dr. Recksiedler’s assistant. When you meet Blanca you will immediately note her gentle and kind nature. She truly enjoys making patients feel welcome and assisting their […]

 

Denture Sore Mouth (Denture Stomatitis)

On September 4, 2015, in Announcements, Blog, Dentures, Prosthesis Care, Prosthodontics, by Scott Recksiedler

Denture Sore Mouth or Denture Stomatitis is characterized by inflammation, irritation, and redness of the oral mucosa covered by a denture bearing surface. While the incidence of complete edentulism is declining, continued growth in the population strongly suggests the rate of edentulism will remain constant or even increase. Thus, denture sore mouth and the need […]

 

Is Your Cosmetic Dentist a Prosthodontist?  Ask.

Do you know if your cosmetic dentist is a prosthodontist?  Ask. The American Dental Association does not recognize cosmetic dentistry or implantology as dental specialties.  The following nine areas of dentistry are the only official ADA recognized specialties:  Dental Public Health, Endodontics, Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthodontics, […]