Keeping Your Dentures Clean

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Congratulations on your new dentures! Replacing missing teeth will allow you to eat and speak effectively, and your new smile will be a boost to your self-esteem. It’s true that your dentures are not your natural teeth, but they can still accumulate food debris, tartar and plaque, and you will... Read more »

Obtain New Teeth Through Dentures

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Do you have a need for dentures? Did you know, gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss in adults, which leaves dentures as a popular option for smile restorations? Well, it’s true! Dentures are a way to restore your smile and teeth in a simple way. To help... Read more »

Treatments for Your Smile: Composite Dental Fillings

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Oftentimes, dental erosion can occur to the point that a hole forms in your tooth enamel. If a hole forms, this is what is known as a cavity. To effectively treat cavities, the holes will need to be filled in with a highly durable material such as a composite filling.... Read more »

Year-End Smile Upgrades: Bruxism

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If you ever wake up and feel any signs of tenderness or soreness in your jaw, it may be linked to an oral health condition known as bruxism. Bruxism consists of grinding and gnashing your teeth unconsciously. Although bruxism can often occur while you're awake, it is most often associated... Read more »

Reducing the Chance of Oral Infection in the Home

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Just as our team at Prosthodontics Associates, P.A. has to be conscious of and manage oral infection in the office, there are things you can do at home to reduce your probability of disease of the mouth, teeth and gums. Beyond the fundamentals of brushing and flossing, here are some... Read more »

Oral Health Services: Teenage Dentistry

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The secret to a great smile during your teen years is heavily dictated by the decisions you make in your personal life and your social life. Not only can you enhance your oral health by not giving into the peer pressures of a teen life, but your overall health will... Read more »

Dental Crowns and Your Smile

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Do you know what the benefits are for dental crowns and your smile? The advantages of dental crowns include an aesthetic upgrade for your teeth against irregularities and abnormalities, as well as protection for your teeth from future wear and tear and oral health disorders such as bruxism and cavities.... Read more »

Missing Teeth? Get Dental Implants!

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Do you have missing teeth and want to fill in your smile? Although there are many different varieties of tooth replacements, one of the most successful forms is a dental implant. Not only are implants permanent, but they can last a lifetime if you take care of them. Dental implants... Read more »

Are Dental Implants Right for You?

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Are you considering a dental implant? If so, you are not alone. Thousands of people wonder if dental implants are right for them, yet they are unsure of the details around the procedure. That is why our team here at Prosthodontics Associates, P.A. in Portland, Maine, is happy to talk... Read more »

Find the Mouthwash that Fits Your Smile’s Needs

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With all the different types of mouthwash on the market today, it is important to find the mouthwash that fits your smile’s needs. Not only are mouthwashes designed to improve the smell of your breath, but they can clean your teeth, strengthen your tooth enamel, and even whiten your smile.... Read more »