Jawbone Atrophy: What are my options?

Tooth loss is a complex dental condition that can impact more than just your appearance or your chewing functions. It can trigger a steady decline in the quality and health of your jawbone, making your future options for tooth replacement much more complicated. For patients who are completely toothless, the natural phenomena of bone deterioration…

Why Do Dentures Lose Their Fit?

If you wear dentures, then you probably remember the trouble that you went through to get your new teeth. First, you may have had your damaged or unhealthy teeth removed at different stages or all at once. Next, your dentist took measurements and impressions of your mouth to form the base of your denture. You…

New Alternatives for Denture Wearers

If you are faced with the loss of some or all of your teeth, today’s technology and advances in dentistry mean that you have several options other than traditional ill-fitting dentures. Your ORA oral surgeon offers permanent prosthetic teeth anchored by dental implants. While some dental implant techniques require more invasive surgery, bone grafting and…