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, […]

What makes the office of San Diego prosthodontic specialist Dr. Harold Gulbransen office so special?

San Diego Prosthodonic Specialist Dr. Harold J. Gulbransen In today’s world, we know that you have a choice when it comes to your dental care. We encourage you to ask questions and involve yourself in treatment planning your care. We enjoy informing our patients about their oral health and all the treatment options available to […]

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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Recipes for New Denture Wearers

On May 9, 2014, in Blog, Dentures, Resource Library, Uncategorized, by Joanne

  Recipes for New Denture Wearers Wearing dentures does not mean giving up all your favorite foods. Take heart: The key to learning to live with your new dentures is a bit of creativity and patience—not deprivation. The key is to find new ways of preparing and eating foods you previously included in your diet. Choose […]

 

Are you a Candidate for Dental Implants?

On May 8, 2014, in Blog, Dentures, Implants, Restoration Options, by Harold Gulbransen

  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?  If you or someone you know has lost teeth through an accident, disease or decay, dental implants may be an excellent tooth replacement option.  With the […]

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In-House Dental Laboratory

On May 5, 2014, in Blog, Dental Bridge, Dentures, Implants, Prosthodontic Technology, by Harold Gulbransen

      At SAN DIEGO PROSTHODONTICS we have a fully equipped in-house dental laboratory on premises, staffed with two full-time, experienced dental laboratory technicians. This ensures complete control and timely delivery of superior quality customized crowns, bridges, dental implant restorations, dentures and facial prostheses. We do denture repairs on site for our existing patients.  If you […]

Continuing Education in the Field of Prosthodontics at the office of Harold J. Gulbransen, DDS

    Today’s constantly evolving dental environment mandates practitioners in the specialty field of prosthodontics stay abreast of the latest techniques and materials available.  New procedures and techniques are always being developed.  To offer the best care possible to our patients, Dr. Gulbransen has taken classes and seminars throughout his professional career.  Ongoing continued education […]

 

How do you know when it’s time to reline your dentures?

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

 Is It Time to Reline Your Dentures? When is it time to reline your dentures? If your dentures no longer fit as well as they once did you may need to have a procedure done to refit the base of the denture, called a “reline” procedure. This procedure will enable your denture to fit better, […]