Archive for July, 2016

Have Dentures and Partials? Here’s How You Care for Them

Written by Prevent Tooth Decay on July 24th, 2016. Posted in Dental health, Dentist in greenwood indiana, Restore your smile

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Americans care about how their teeth look. Nearly all say that a nice smile is important for their social life, 99.7% say this. At least 96%of all Americans think that a nice looking smile helps with romantic relationships. Nearly three-quarter of all people think a good smile is important for career success. But at the same time that Americans say that how teeth look is so important, at least 30 million people are missing all or most of their teeth. Many of these people get dentures and partials to replace their missing teeth.

People who are new to dentures and partials do not know how to care for them. Caring for dentures and partials is different from how you care for your natural teeth.

Give your mouth a break. At night, before you go to bed, take out your de

Kansas Family Dentist Offers Veterans Free Implants

Written by Prevent Tooth Decay on July 7th, 2016. Posted in Dentist office, Find a dentist, New dentures

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A family dentist in Wichita, Kansas is doing something big for area veterans — giving them free dental implants.

Dr. M. Dean Wright says he and his staff love to display their patriotism, but wanted to find a more meaningful way to give back to those who have served our country. So, he says, their dentist offices will begin offering free dental implants to area veterans who are otherwise unable to afford the procedure.

“A lot of these veterans aren’t covered by the VA,” Wright said. “They don’t have a very strong dental program for them. At best, they might get a set of dentures, if that, but they would never get an implant system like this to really improve their quality of life.”

While 99.7%