Loss of teeth and learning to wear dentures can be a very difficult process for patients.  Loss of taste, learning to chew again, and simply living with conventional dentures is a challenge.

Technological advances in dental implant therapy now can give you a second chance to be able to chew, function, and taste without loose dentures.  The denture on the upper jaw can be made without the roof of your mouth being covered.  This helps you enjoy the taste and texture of food like you used to!  The lower denture is literally locked into position giving the feel of real teeth.  Imagine chewing again without your denture moving, and no more sore spots!

In summary, locked in dentures, also known as “All on 4” dentures, is the best way to go from loose or bulky dentures to ones that are literally locked into place with no denture glue necessary.  A consultation to see if you are a candidate is your next step.  Having the ability to enjoy your food and not be embarrassed by your dentures is like a new lease on life. 

Let us help you get what you want with your teeth!  Call my office today at 214-771-3130!

Gum DiseaseIt is a known fact that 2 out of 3 adults over the age of 50 have some form of gum disease. Known as the silent killer of teeth due to its non-painful, insidious progression in promoting tooth loss, many have no idea they have it. When infected teeth loosen to the point of failure due to gum disease and start to hurt, the battle is already lost. Choices are limited or non-existent with tooth removal as the only option.

The take home lesson is this: Never let gum disease get established in your mouth. The long term effect on your general health is potentially life threatening!

The Good News: Its containment and early treatment by a qualified dentist keeps you, the patient, from experiencing the health problems that are associated with periodontal (gum) disease. Healthcare has made great strides in extending lives. Prevention and early treatment of the inflammatory process of gum disease is one of the major advancements to that end!

In my practice 97% of patients enrolled wished for a better smile. More and more
people are realizing that your smile is tied to your self confidence and quality of life. A
great smile gives you opportunities socially, higher paying jobs and peace of mind that
you like the way you look.

I have found there are multiple reasons people have that have kept them from the
smile they really want.

Here are some of the top ones:

Consistent, regular dental teeth cleanings have a multitude of benefits. How often is regular? That’s a specific conversation with your dental hygienist.

Reading more below will give insight on why it isn’t just about teeth!

  1. Regular teeth cleanings keep your smile brighter – Get those stains removed that are so embarrassing!
    Coffee, tea, wine, sodas and tobacco are all common culprits. Stains can look like cavities!
  2. Regular teeth cleanings can ensure early detection of dental problems – Dental problems become
    extensive and increasingly expensive if they worsen. For patients on a budget it Is the way to go!