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4 Quick Tips to Care for Your Dentures

September 12, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — sunnydental @ 3:29 pm
A hand holding up a glass of water with dentures in front of a grayish background

Dentures have become the standard to replace missing teeth because they benefit your well-being and also improve your appearance. Who doesn’t feel more confident about themselves when they have a full smile of teeth, after all? Plus, they help you eat and speak more normally which is essential for your daily life.

It’s important to care for your dentures properly if you plan to continue to enjoy the many advantages. Keep reading to learn 4 tips to keep your dentures in prime condition so they’ll last for years to come!


Can Wearing Dentures Affect My Nutrition?

August 11, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — sunnydental @ 8:34 pm

Modern dentures are a lifelike and incredibly comfortable way to replace missing teeth, but they don’t completely restore the chewing ability of the real thing. Wearing them can sometimes make getting all the nutrition you need rather difficult because it can be too hard to eat certain foods. Here’s what you need to know about eating with dentures and how implant-supported dentures might be able to help the situation.


I Want Dentures: How Long Does It Take to Get Them?

June 13, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — sunnydental @ 9:26 pm
Woman smiles

Modern dentures can restore speaking and chewing ability while being virtually indistinguishable from natural teeth. They are also so comfortable that you might be tempted to just leave them in while sleeping (which is actually a terrible idea). Since they are such a popular and effective solution for tooth loss, many prospective patients might ask, “How long does it take to get dentures?” Here are the steps to getting them and how long that can take.


Can I Reline Dentures Myself?

April 11, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — sunnydental @ 7:03 pm

Older female patient at dentistNew technologies and materials allow dentures to fit more comfortably than ever before. You may even forget you’re wearing them. However, they will lose their snug fit as time passes if they aren’t relined. Although you can purchase over-the-counter kits to do it yourself, here’s why you should leave the adjustments to professionals.


The Hazards of Chewing Ice (And Why You Can’t Seem to Stop)

March 5, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — sunnydental @ 1:05 am
someone biting down on a piece of ice

Spring has officially begun, which means that temperatures are already starting to rise and people are looking to cool off however they can. One way that people tend to do that is by chewing ice, which can cause dentists a little bit of concern this time of year.

While it can be satisfying, ice chewing can cause all kinds of problems for your oral health, including some serious dental emergencies. Here are a few examples, and what you can do to kick the habit.


4 Helpful Tips for Your First Month with Dentures

February 2, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — sunnydental @ 4:36 pm
a patient holding their dentures in Lancaster

Dentures are a tried-and-true solution when it comes to restoring compromised smiles, and if you’ve just received dentures of your own, you’re probably feeling pretty thrilled to have a beautiful and functional set of teeth once again! That said, you still might be struggling to get through the initial adjustment period for wearing dentures, which typically lasts for about a month or so. Fortunately, there are several things you can do on your own to make this process much easier and stress-free! Here are four helpful tips to consider as you become accustomed to your new smile.


4 Stocking Stuffers That are Good for Smiles

December 23, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — sunnydental @ 7:51 am
A close-up of holiday stocking stuffers

The holiday season is in full swing, so there’s little time left to find end-of-year gifts. Everywhere you look now, people are scouring high and low for the best possible presents. If you’re one of them, though, your Lancaster dentist has a suggestion: add some smile-friendly stocking stuffers to the shopping list! These items not only make unique gifts but are also helpful to one’s oral health. If you’d like to learn more, let your local dental practice explain. Here’s a summary of four great holiday presents that benefit smiles.


5 Easy Tips for a Tooth-Friendly Thanksgiving

November 2, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — sunnydental @ 4:30 pm
three generations of family having Thanksgiving meal

Now that November is here, Thanksgiving is probably all that you can think about. Maybe you love watching the football games or the parades, but many people particularly look forward to the delicious meal they’ll be having with their families. While this is the perfect time to savor your favorite holiday foods, keep in mind that many of them can increase the risk of dental health issues, like cavities. That’s why your dentist has provided five simple tips for making your Thanksgiving more tooth-friendly!


Beneficial Beverages: 2 Drinks that Help Fight Cavities

October 14, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — sunnydental @ 12:38 am
woman drinking coffee

Coffee and green tea are two of the world’s most popular beverages. They give people a comforting ritual in the morning and a much-needed break in the afternoon. The boost of caffeine is always a bonus, too. But did you know they can also help you fight cavities? Evidence has shown that both coffee and green tea have certain benefits that help to protect you from tooth decay. Your dentist in Lancaster shares how these drinks can keep your smile healthy!


When Do Veneers Need to Be Replaced?

August 7, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: — sunnydental @ 11:11 pm

Woman at dentist for veneer replacementIf you chose veneers to create the smile of your dreams, you made a wise investment. Veneers can correct several issues at once using a minimally invasive procedure. Not to mention, your results can last for a decade or more; however, your veneers won’t last forever. They must be replaced to protect your underlying teeth, which were reshaped during the bonding process. Don’t wait for your veneers to fall off before seeing your cosmetic dentist. Here are 5 signs you need to schedule an appointment for veneer replacement. 


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