Partial Denture Questions: What Are Precision Attachments?

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While partial dentures often use metal clasps to anchor the denture on to adjacent teeth, you may have other attachment options. For example, your dentist may mention that you could have a denture made with precision attachments. How do these attachments work and what are their benefits over traditional clasps?  What Are Precision Attachments? Traditional partial dentures use clasps to fit them in place. These clasps hook over the teeth at either side of the denture and help it stay put.…

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Invisalign Questions: Why Clean Your Teeth After Every Meal?

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Your dentist will have given you specific instructions on how to look after your Invisalign retainers and your teeth while you’re having treatment. While some of the stuff your dentist tells you is obviously important, you may be a bit blasé about some of their instructions. For example, your dentist will have told you that it’s important to clean your teeth after every meal while you’re having your Invisalign treatment. If you brush your teeth morning and evening every day, then you may think that this is going a bit too far.…

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How you can play your role in ensuring a successful dental implant procedure

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Dental implants are one of the most effective ways of replacing a missing tooth. When properly taken care of, your implant can last for decades without requiring replacement. Many patients don’t realise that they play an essential role in ensuring the success of their dental implant. Simple practices such as proper dental hygiene and eating the right diet can help your implant remain in good shape for many years to come.…

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