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Denture Makeover

Unless you wear dentures you don't understand the impact that they can have on your well being or confidence. Most people who wear dentures feel embarrassed or self conscious about their dentures. Many people will often refrain from smiling, covering their teeth with their lips to not reveal how they really look. Others will cover their mouth with their hands when they laugh or smile. More often than not this is due to the fact that the individual is not happy with the appearance of their dentures or that their dentures are fitting poorly and moving. What most denture wearers don't realize is that it doesn't have to be this way! Using the latest and most natural looking artificial teeth, dentures can be made to look indistinguishable from natural teeth. Having a smile which you're proud to show off can make a huge difference in how...
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I Spend How Much Money?

My dentures are going to cost how much, did you say??

This is something I hear quite often. There are many people, especially people who have never had to have dentures made before, who get sticker shock when they find out how much it's going to cost to replace their teeth. There's no way around it; Healthcare is expensive and dental treatment is part of healthcare. If we look at some typically everyday/month expenditures that we all make though... the cost of your dentures is cheap in comparison. Here's some figures from 2014 from Statistics Canada. These are all things that we don't even really think twice about spending money on. We need our cell phones. We need our internet. We need our cable TV. We need to go clothes shopping every season. On average we don't think twice about spending: $2,436 per year...
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Getting Used To New Dentures

So you've just gotten dentures for the first time, or perhaps a new set of dentures to replace older ones, and find that they feel completely different. This is normal when getting a new set of teeth. Even having a filling placed in one tooth can feel strange, let alone having 28 new teeth in your mouth which are surrounded by plastic or metal. Here are some tips to help you get used to your new teeth: 1. Wear them all the time! Many people will get home and take the dentures out because they feel strange. If you denture is sitting on your bathroom counter your mouth will never get used to how it feels. Wear your new dentures all day long, even if there's nobody else around. You'll quickly find that the strange feeling isn't all that strange as the days start...
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