Author: benoitviaudenturologiste

WHY CHOOSE IMPLANT-SUPPORTED DENTURES?   Half of people over 55 years old in Quebec have lost teeth! People who wear conventional dentures encounter many limitations and experience much discomfort. After the extraction of teeth, over the years, the maxillae bones resorb, causing a continual decline in stability for the...

Chewing function Chewing food is the first step in the process of digesting nutrients essential to maintaining good overall health. The maximum chewing strength of people wearing two complete (traditional) dentures without dental implants is often overestimated—they have only 20 to 30% of the chewing strength of...

Your dentures have a life expectancy of about five years. As an expert, your denturist is the most qualified person to tell you when it’s time to replace your dentures. By consulting your denturist every year for an exam and cleaning, you can prevent problems caused...

TAXES AND YOUR DENTURES Subject to certain conditions, you or your spouse may be able to deduct certain medical and dental expenses. As a denturist, I can only recommend that you consult a specialist who understands this provision in order to collect what you may be owed. In...

Did you know . . . - For maximum comfort and stability as well as to maintain consistent oral and general health, it is highly recommended that you see your denturist every five years to replace your dentures. - Contrary to popular belief, adjusting to new dentures...

Plaque can form on the artificial teeth of your dentures just as it does on natural teeth. Over time, plaque hardens and transforms into a build-up of tartar, which more easily retains bacteria. These bacteria can cause irritation, digestion problems and even gum disease. Brushing...