The Difference Between Full and Partial Dentures

Do you know the important differences between full and partial dentures? Our team is happy to review both versions for optimal tooth replacement to help you better understand how they can restore your smile. Below we will review the main types of dentures, which are full and partial dentures, and the benefits they have to offer. Dentures replace missing teeth... read more »

How Dentures Can Help You

The main way dentures can help is by replacing teeth that have gone missing. While replacing teeth seems relatively simple, it can actually go a long way in helping us. Missing teeth can affect our appearance and natural abilities more than you might think, but restoring them with a set of dentures can reverse those effects. Teeth can be important... read more »

A Complete Denture Might Be Preferable to Dental Implant Restorations

The severe periodontal disease condition of periodontitis can gradually cause a reduction in healthy bone structure throughout your mouth. In the long course of time, this can weaken the roots of multiple teeth, or even lead to the complete loss of several teeth. The loss of bone structure might also prove prohibitive for restoring the missing teeth through multiple dental... read more »

How to Keep Your Dentures in Prime Condition

Your new dentures have restored the beauty and functionality of your smile. It is important that you take care of your dentures to keep them in good working order. Don’t Sleep with Your Dentures Do not sleep with your dentures in place unless Drs. Packard and Packard advise you to do so. Our dentists may recommend this if you have... read more »

Gum Disease: The Signs to Look For

As you may already know, gum disease is a serious and dangerous dental issue that has destroyed the smiles of many—and it can destroy yours if you let it. Gum disease has two stages—gingivitis and periodontitis—and it typically develops when the plaque on your smile continues to grow and take over your oral cavity. As time moves on, your gums,... read more »