Do You Know What A Prosthodontist Is?

One of the most common questions we get asked here at Rigby Advanced Dental is, “What is a Prosthodontist?

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How To Care For Dentures

Complete dentures are replacements for missing teeth that you can take out of your mouth and put back on your own. While dentures are not real teeth, it’s just as important to take care of them just as you do your natural teeth. Rigby Advanced Dental offers a variety of denture services, but most denture patients request Custom Made Dentures, due to Dr. Brent Rigby’s specialty training as a prosthodontist in removable dental prosthetics.  This provides the patient a personalized set of dentures fabricated by Dr. Rigby himself not a dental lab like the majority of other dental practices. It is truly the best way to achieve optimal esthetics and results.  Here are some tips and tricks from Dr Rigby’s bag of helpful hints to help you with your current dentures:

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The Importance of Flossing

Brushing teeth properly and consistently helps to remove most dental plaque, but, brushing alone cannot remove plaque that is located in between teeth or other places that a toothbrush cannot reach. Flossing not only removes plaque from your teeth, it also helps with the following:
  • removing debris that sticks to teeth and gums in between teeth
  • polishes tooth surfaces
  • controls bad breath

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