6 Signs of Poor Fitting Dentures

6 Signs of Poor Fitting Dentures Almost 1 in 5 Irish adults over the age of 54 have no natural teeth but in most cases are wearing complete dentures. But the questions is Do they Fit properly? Are they comfortable?   According to a recent study carried out by Trinity College Dublin (The Longitudinal Study…

Nursing Home and Home Care

Why has our unique service become so popular and why we are so passionate about delivering this level of care to this vulnerable group? Wouldn’t you like your teeth brushed and your mouth cleaned if you were unable to do this for yourself? What if it was difficult, what if you were unsure how to…

Implant Retained Dentures Dental Tech Group

Are Dental Implant retained Dentures for me?

What are Dental Implant Retained Dentures? Implant Retained Dentures are a great solution for denture wearers.  For our patients who have experienced extensive tooth loss, we generally recommend a couple of implants to help stabilise and tighten your removable dentures  The traditional dentures we make for you are a great fit and can have very…

How to clean your dentures Dental Tech Group

How to Care for your Dentures

How to Care for your Dentures Maintaining your Oral Health is paramount to your Overall Health and your dentures form a large part of your Oral Health. Did you know that Dentures develop a Biofilm over time which is similar to that found on Natural Teeth, including Plaque, Stain and Calculus and regular denture washing…

Broken Dentures Dental Tech Group

The 5 most common reasons that Dentures break

Why is my Denture breaking? As a denture gets older and older, it becomes more prone to breaking.  The major reason for this is that as it ages, the fit becomes looser and looser.  This often causes rocking of the denture while it is being worn.  Repetitive flexing like this weakens the plastic causing it…

A Denturous Drama with a Happy Ending

A true story from one of our patients at Dental Tech Group The first time I met Irene, she was distressed beyond belief. Distraught, crying, desperately searching for help. You see Irene had been married for 40 odd years to her wonderful husband, Willie, and in that entire time her husband had never seen her…

Common Dental Conditions in Senior Adults

Senior adults are more likely to have dentures than younger ones. As we are getting older our health conditions change, including oral health. Changes in body chemistry and other life changes due to the increased use of medications, affect the gums and teeth and can results in conditions hardly seen in younger adults. Common Dental…

Why Oral Health in older adults is Important

5 Facts you should know about Oral Health When older people become less able to self-manage due to issues of functional dependence, physical weakness, mental impairment and medical co-morbidity, the risk of poor oral health increases Aging population is increasingly retaining at least some of their natural teeth. However, as their ability to self-manage oral…