Svoma Design in Dentistry


Dentures: Part One

This three-part blog series explores dentures, denture care, and preventing denture discomfort What are Dentures? A denture is a removable replacement for missing teeth and surrounding tissues. Two types of dentures are available — complete and partial dentures. Complete dentures are used when all the teeth are missing, while partial dentures are used when some natural teeth remain.  At Svoma Design

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Ibuprofen & Acetaminophen-Better than Opioids for Oral Pain

Experiencing dental pain?  Oftentimes, people believe that the only option to address dental pain is an opioid, like Norco or Oxycontin.  Prescribing medication really is a last resort because of the attached side effects of these medications.  Side effects like drowsiness, respiratory problems, nausea, vomiting, and constipation (among others) are NO fun for anyone! Research

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Dentures…Are you a GOOD Candidate?

Dentures…Are you thinking you might be a candidate?  Here are the signs that indicate you may need dentures and the treatment options available. Red and Swollen Gums Sensitive gums that are red and swollen are usually the first warning sign of something more serious – periodontal disease. Untreated periodontal disease causes bone loss that results

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