She’s Too Young to Lose Her Teeth

I am frustrated with my dentist and need some advice. My parents were never able to afford a dentist as I was growing up. I am 29 and just now able to afford a dentist myself. I do take good care of my teeth but my dentist says three of them he’d like to remove …

Cost of Zirconia Versus Titanium Dental Implants

I need to get about three dental implants, but need something affordable. I wondered if the zirconia would be cheaper than the titanium implants? If not, what is the best way to get some cheap implants? Kevin Dear Kevin, Zirconia costs the dentist a little more than does titanium. This increase in cost will likely …

Can Keep Dentures In

I’m a 52-year-old woman and have been wearing dentures for about 15 years. Lately, I cannot keep them in no matter what I do. Not even that nasty adhesive stuff works. It’s very embarrassing because I am still quite young (at least in my mind) and when I don’t have them in I hardly have …

Cracked Porcelain Crown

For the last 16 years I have had four porcelain crowns on my front teeth for a smile makeover. One of them has always had a slight divot. You could feel it if you rubbed your tongue on it (and knew where it was), but it was not visible. Recently, something has changed, I can …