Archive for the ‘ Restorative dentistry ’ Category

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 […]

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 […]

How to Choose Your Restorative Dental Specialist

What is the Difference between DDS and DMD? What is the difference between a dentist with DDS after his name and a dentist with DMD after his name? Often, we get asked what the meanings of DDS and DMD are. Is one designation better than the other? According to the American Dental Association (ADA), there […]