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Dentures: The End of Dental Problems or Just the Beginning

Dentures: The End of Dental Problems or Just the Beginning?
By John Shoemaker, DDS, Texoma LIVING WELL Magazine
Having practiced over 30 years, I have seen a tremendous variety of dental problems, from the simple to the complex. With new technology and patient education, some dental problems have been reduced and yet other problems have increased. And yet, the fundamental problem we all face regardless of age, dental history, genetics, gender, etc., remains: How do I make my teeth last a lifetime? […]

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New Image Dental on how tooth loss and dentures can affect your health – LIVING WELL Magazine

TOOTH LOSS, DENTURES & how it could AFFECT YOUR HEALTH!
Courtesy New Image Dental, East Denver LIVING WELL Magazine
Dr. Charlie Mayo, founder of the famous Mayo Clinic, said: “Without teeth there cannot be good digestion. Without good digestion, there cannot be good nutrition. Without good nutrition, there cannot be health.” If you’ve lost teeth, you may have or may be considering dentures or partial dentures. […]

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General Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry on the answers you need for a beautiful smile – LIVING WELL Magazine

The Answers You Need for a Beautiful Smile

Courtesy General Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry, Texoma LIVING WELL Magazine
Dr. John Shoemaker, a general and implant dentist, has treated the complete dental needs of adults and teenagers for more than 30 years in Sherman, Texas. He has performed implant dentistry in his practice—a special interest—for more than 25 years. In order to achieve the patient’s best health, Dr. Shoemaker performs all implant-related procedures in his office. Special attention is given to the importance of not only a beautiful smile but also to teeth that will last a lifetime. […]

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Dr. Finger talks edentulism and the denture handicap – LIVING WELL Magazine

Edentulism and the Denture Handicap

Courtesy More Smiles Dental Spa, Dr. Finger, New Orleans LIVING WELL Magazine

According to the World Health Organization criteria, edentulism is considered a physical impairment since all teeth have been lost. Many patients with this condition may have impaired ability to perform two essential life tasks, namely, speaking and eating. […]

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Star Dental Systems on your two best friends – LIVING WELL Magazine

YOUR TWO BEST FRIENDS!
Courtesy Star Dental Systems, Colorado Springs LIVING WELL Magazine
Mary G. is an attractive woman in her early 60s. Her medical history shows nothing alarming. The history of her sporadic dental care, however, was evident upon examination and evaluation: cracked fillings, a couple of root canals and many lost teeth, in addition to a gum disease called periodontitis. […]