• Dentures: Finding The Right Fit

    A Denturists role to make a successful set of dentures for specific individuals is to understand the function of the head, neck, Temporal mandibular joint (TMJ) and the insertion and influence if the facial and oral muscles. Dentures replace natural teeth, but do not replace the root function of natural teeth. Therefore dentures sit against […]

  • What is an Immediate Denture?

    An Immediate Denture is a dental prosthesis constructed to replace extracted teeth and associated structures of the upper and/or lower arch which is inserted immediately following removal of the teeth. Since the time and the severity of the healing time vary from client to client, temporary tissue conditioning relines are done to provide fit and […]

  • Caring for your new Dentures

    Your new dentures are made with high quality acrylic and need to be maintained regularly. In time, your dentures will lose the smooth and shiny finish due to scrubbing them with a denture brush or by the very nature of the food we eat. Once this smooth surface is gone, stains and plaque and will […]

  • How do Dental Implants work?

    Dental implants are a great solution for single tooth replacement all the way to full upper or lower replacement. The first step is the placement of titanium implant to replace the root. These will eventually fuse to the bone giving a sturdy foundation to secure the posts on your new teeth. This creates a painless […]

  • How to get the most Life-Like smile

    Not all denture teeth are created equally. Ivoclar Vivident removeable dentures offer the most life like options available and are crafted using the most advanced material science to ensure an enhanced appearance and dependable wear for years to come. You may wonder why some dentures look like real teeth while others have the obvious appearance […]

  • Are High Tech Dentures worth the extra investment?

    If your previous denture has broken, it is not because it was not made properly, but likely because the acrylic resin used to make dentures is fragile. It can easily break from dropping or from the wear of chewing. The Fibreforce Denture is the high tech solution for full dentures available at our clinic. Strong […]

  • Getting help with your dental Costs

    The Alberta Dental Services Corporation provides an income- based benefit for qualifying seniors. To apply and qualify you must: Be 65 years or older Live in Alberta for at least three months before applying Be a Canadian citizen, or admitted to Canada for permanent residence (landed immigrant) Have an income within the program’s threshold This […]

  • Completely Customized Dentures

    The process to fabricating dentures requires 4 appointments, including the complimentary initial consultation. The 1 st appointment is for taking impressions of your mouth; the 2 nd is for more complex impressions and measurements; the 3 rd is to have a Wax Try In of the denture for verification fitting with the 4 th appointment […]

  • How Long Do Dentures Last?

    Your basic dentures will last about 5 years. Investing a little more in a stronger material can make your dentures last 7-10 years. Depending on your eating habits and of course the strength of your jaw muscles, these numbers can vary from person to person. It’s also very common for gums to shrink over time […]

  • Benefits of a Well Fitting Sports Mouth Guard

    A customized mouth guard is a great idea for anyone who is involved in any type of physical sport such as hockey or lacrosse. This is especially important for younger players that need to protect their tender teeth against any permanent or costly damage. A custom fitting mouth guard will be more comfortable and easier […]