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Best Way To Clean Dentures Sutton

Tips to ensure clean dentures

1.Brush dentures twice daily Brush your dentures twice a day with a stiff brush, using either denture cream or warm soapy water. Avoid brushing with toothpaste, as it is quite abrasive and will scratch dentures. At The Denture and Implant Clinic, we provide a good quality brush, along with some denture cream, to keep your dentures looking newer, longer. 2.Soak dentures once a week It is best to soak your dentures about once a week in a mild cleaning agent. Follow instructions on the label, and never leave the dentures to soak overnight. Some of the cleaning products are quite … Continue reading


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Tooth Decay Causes Sutton

Three reasons why the new sugar tax will not bring a reduction in the decay rate

The new sugar tax will take effect from April 2018, but will it directly affect decay rates? Not likely! Tooth decay is caused by the frequency of sugar consumption and not the amount. Every time you have something sugary to eat or drink (no matter how much sugar is in it), you are feeding the millions of bacteria that live inside your mouth. These bacteria produce acids as a by-product, which causes decay in your teeth. This decaying attack usually lasts 30 minutes – which is the time it normally takes for your saliva to wash away and neutralize the … Continue reading


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Best Dental Implant Dentist Sutton

How to find a good implant dentist

There are so many dentists doing implants now – how do you choose a good implant dentist? 1. Experience is the key A good implant dentist should be placing over 50 implants a year for a number of years. To achieve excellence, an implant dentist would have placed over 500 implants. Our Implantologist, Dr. Johann Styger has been placing over 200 implants a year for the last 10 years, so he is extremely experienced. 2. Referrals from other dentists A excellent implant dentist with a good reputation will often accept referrals from other dentists. If a dentist is willing to … Continue reading


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Dental Laboratory Procedures Sutton

The benefits of having a laboratory on site at a dental practice.

At The Denture & Implant Clinic, we believe that working closely with the laboratory technician is essential to achieving the best results. The laboratory technician is the member of the dental team that physically makes dentures, crowns, and bridges. It’s still largely done by hand, but computers and scanners are now making the process quicker and more accurate. The usual process of making a denture, crown, or bridge involves the dentist taking a mould or impression of your teeth and then sending it off to the technician to make. The laboratory technician has no idea what you look like and … Continue reading


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