Why Is It a Little Uncomfortable to Eat With Your New Complete Dentures?

Your first set of complete dentures can, at first, result in a curious sensation. While your teeth are essential for speech, and help to keep your jawbone and associated muscles in the correct configuration, what you might be most looking forward to is being able to eat a wider range of food. So why can eating be uncomfortable with your new dentures? Tooth Extraction Firstly, did your dentist extract a few teeth to accommodate your new dentures? [Read More]

Here's Why Minor Surgery Can Be Needed When Your Dental Braces Are Removed

If it's time for your braces to come off, it means you've successfully moved your teeth into the correct alignment. But for some patients, the removal of their braces is marked by the need for oral surgery. A Fiberotomy   Braces are attached to the outward surfaces of your teeth, so it might seem strange that surgery has become part of the process. The surgical procedure is called a fiberotomy, and is intended to keep your teeth in their new position. [Read More]