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My Dentures Make Me Gag, What Do I Do?

A new set of dentures can come with their challenges, most of which can be easily overcome with practice or a simple adjustment. Sometimes, dentures can stimulate the gag reflex, which can make eating and speaking difficult.  Are you experiencing gagging with your dentures? Don’t stress. Gagging is a common side effect of new dentures […]

How Do Dentures Over Implants Improve Denture Function?

Denture technology is constantly improving. One of the greatest innovations in denture technology comes in the form of dentures over implants. By surgically inserting anchor points into the patient’s jaw, we can vastly improve the fit, comfort, look, and function of new dentures. Many of our patients report a greater level of confidence and freedom […]

Can I Repair or Reline My Own Dentures?

Your Denturist has likely given you expert advice on how to properly care for and maintain your new dentures. However, we understand that accidents can happen and your dentures may be damaged in their lifetime.  Your mouth will also change over time which means your dentures will need to be relined to fit comfortably.  At […]

Speaking Confidently With Dentures

Learning how to speak with dentures may take some time but will become second nature with practice. Some words and sounds may take longer to master than others — particularly those including the letters “s” and “f”.  Dentures may also change the way your voice sounds in your head. The sound of your voice travels […]

Is It Necessary to Remove My Dentures Overnight?

One of the most common questions we get at The Denture & Implant Centre is “can I leave my dentures in while I sleep?” On the surface, leaving your dentures in overnight may seem harmless and more convenient — we can’t remove our natural teeth while we sleep, so why should I take out my […]

Unexpected Benefits of Brushing Your Teeth Regularly

Brushing and flossing your teeth regularly is key to extend the life of your teeth. Regular maintenance and visits to your dentist can prevent the buildup of plaque and tartar, and reduce the risk of oral infections. A healthy looking smile also gives you a boost in confidence so you can socialize without worry.  You […]

Why We Only Use Name Brand Products & Technologies

The Denture & Implant Centre is committed to providing our patients with the highest level of service and comfort possible. In order to ensure that our patients leave happy after every visit, we only partner with the latest and greatest names in denture technology.  By choosing the most respected names in the industry, The Denture […]

How Often Should I Be Screened for Oral Cancer?

When our patients come in for their free consultations, our team of professional denturists are looking for more than just tooth decay, gum disease, or bacterial infections. One of the most important parts of our oral examination involves looking for oral cancer.  Oral cancer occurs when cells on or in our tongue, lips, mouth, and […]

What Are the Long Term Health Effects of Missing Teeth?

Our adult teeth are built to last long after we’ve lost our baby teeth. Unfortunately, people sometimes lose their adult teeth — often due to factors outside of our control. Some of the primary reasons people lose their adult teeth include genetics, disease, bacterial infections, accidents, or decay. Adult teeth are permanent which means that […]

Denture Engraving — Protect Your Investment

Denture engraving is an easy and inexpensive way to save our patients hours of stress and thousands of dollars in the event that dentures go missing. When dentures are misplaced, it can cause unnecessary worry and distress — especially for our patients that rely on their dentures on a daily basis.  Once the patient’s name […]

Learning More About the Different Kinds of Denture Solutions

Every patient is different. Depending on how many teeth they have remaining and the current state of their oral health, each patient may require completely different solutions. Denture technology has come a long way in the last few decades. As a result, our team of professional denturists are able to offer customized dentures for each […]

Why More People Are Choosing Lower Suction Dentures

One of the most common concerns we hear from patients when they consider getting dentures is having them slip or fall out — they’re often nervous about having an embarrassing moment when eating out with family or socializing with friends.  Thankfully, denture technology has significantly improved in the last few decades. Loose and ill-fitting dentures […]

Why You Should Get Poorly Fitted Dentures Relined As Soon As Possible

Do you find your dentures frequently slip or fall out? Are they causing you more discomfort or pain than usual? It’s probably time for a reline or new dentures.  At The Denture & Implant Centre, we see many new patients with poorly fitted dentures who hope that we can correct them. They may be unaware […]

Primary Reasons for Tooth Decay

Tooth decay is caused by the softening of your enamel as bacteria feed on the sugars in our food. If left untreated, the decay can cause a cavity which can eventually destroy the tooth entirely.  Tooth decay may lead to your nerves being exposed — which can cause pain or sensitivity when eating or drinking. […]

Finding Support as a New Denture Wearer

We understand that getting your first set of new dentures can be intimidating. There’s a lot to learn and you may be worried about how people might perceive you if they learn you wear dentures. Some patients are concerned that they’ll have nobody to relate to once they start wearing dentures. This fear can cause […]

Gum Disease & Dental Hygiene

Dentures, like natural teeth, require maintenance and daily cleaning. If a patient allows bacteria to build up on their dentures it could lead to bad breath, inflammation, infection, and gum disease. Small daily habits are the key to maintaining a healthy smile and gums. When we begin to skip flossing, brushing, and visiting the dentist […]