San Diego Prosthodontics

Tips for Long-Lasting Dentures

Tips for Long-Lasting Dentures San Diego, CA Whether you’re brand-new to wearing dentures or a long-time veteran, questions are bound to pop up along your denture journey. We at San Diego Prosthodontics are prepared and eager to discuss with you all your concerns. Harold J. Gulbransen DDS and Scott A. Recksiedler are experts in all […]

When You Should See a Prosthodontist

When You Should See a Prosthodontist If you are missing a tooth, you’re not alone. Over 120 million people in the United States are missing at least one. In fact, about one quarter of all adults over 65 have no remaining teeth. Simply put, missing teeth is a common predicament. So, what do you do […]

Bone Resorption: The Ultimate Consequence of Tooth Loss

Bone Resorption: The Ultimate Consequence of Tooth Loss Learn about bone resorption and the prevention of bone loss 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 tooth that is visible is […]

Why is it Important to Replace Missing Teeth?

If you have recently lost one or more teeth, why is it important to replace missing teeth?  Many of our patients at San Diego Prosthodontics have asked us this question. To begin with, loss of teeth has an effect on your overall oral health and appearance.  Remaining teeth in your mouth will shift to fill […]

Update on Covid-19 Safety Protocols at San Diego Prosthodontics

Patient and employee safety have always been a priority at San Diego Prosthodontics.  The Covid-19 virus has presented many new challenges for all of us in everyday life.  Our office follows the infection control and physical distancing recommendations from the American Dental Association, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Occupational Safety […]

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. This campaign was started to help raise awareness of oral cancer screenings and the importance of early detection. The best method for early detection of oral cancer is through regular oral cancer examinations performed by your dentist or dental specialist. Drs. Gulbransen and Recksiedler are trained in Maxillofacial Prosthetics, […]

National Prosthodontics Awareness Week

April 19-25 we celebrate National Prosthodontics Awareness Week! This week is a time when we like to bring awareness to our dental specialty and educate people on what prosthodontists do. We often have patients that are referred to us by their family dentist and other dental specialists.  They may wonder, why did my dentist refer […]

What do I do if my dentures are loose?

If you are experiencing loose dentures, friction and pressure on your jawbones can cause sore spots and/or bone shrinkage. Your dentures should be examined every year to check for proper fit and to monitor any changes in your mouth. Your dentures may need to be relined to improve the fit. Usually, a set of dentures […]