Partial Dentures in Racine Wisconsin

Partial Dentures: What Are Your Options and How Should You Choose?

Dr. Michael Westman Blog

If someone has one or more missing teeth, what are their options for restoring them? For fully edentulous patients, the answer is a full set of traditional or implant-supported dentures. But what about people who still have the majority of their teeth? They have even more options. For these folks, they have three categories to choose from: individual implants, fixed …

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Regular Dentures vs. Implant Dentures – Which is the Better Option?

Dr. Michael Westman Blog

There are several options for people who need dentures. They can get removable complete dentures, removable partial dentures, single implants, implant supported dentures, or implant retained dentures. Here’s a quick comparison between the types of regular dentures and the types of implant dentures so future denture-wearers have a solid idea of what they’re getting themselves into. Regular Dentures A traditional …

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IvoBase: The Systemic Process for Innovative and High-Quality Denture Bases

Dr. Michael Westman Blog

Inaccurate denture sizes can not only cause discomfort for the patient but also cost them more money on replacing it with a higher-quality alternative. This is an inconvenience that most top-notch dental clinics avoid because they want the most accurate and efficient way to provide dentures to their patients. This is where IvoBase comes in the picture. Let’s break that …

TMJ Pain and Headaches – How to Finally Put an End to the Pain

Dr. Michael Westman Blog

Headaches and migraines – is there anything worse? The intensity with which these conditions attack a person can definitely have an adverse effect on their daily life. In fact, some people end up unable to get out of their beds for hours or even days when a really bad one strikes. In order to successfully treat chronic head, neck, and/or …

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Repairing damaged teeth with dental crowns

Dr. Michael Westman Blog

Cracked or broken teeth don’t always seem like a big deal – until they start to cause some pain. But, in some cases, people who have broken teeth don’t ever experience pain. Does that mean that people should consider dental crowns for repairing damaged teeth only if they’re experiencing pain? Absolutely not! Repairing a damaged tooth should happen as soon …

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5 Ways Dentures Can Help with Sleep Apnea

Dr. Michael Westman Blog

Those who suffer from sleep apnea understand how frustrating it is to wake up multiple times during the night. Muscles relax and can block the upper airway of the mouth, making breathing (and sleeping) much more difficult. An aid to sleep apnea that is often overlooked, but in many ways effective, is dentures. Denture wearers who struggle with sleep apnea …

Dental Implants in Racine Wisconsin

Replacing Missing Teeth With Dental Implants More Than Just Boosts Confidence

Dr. Michael Westman Blog

There are few things more attractive than a confident smile. Many struggle from the insecurity of missing a tooth and an achy jaw from an off-balance bite. Luckily, there are solutions available from Dr. Westman a dentist in Racine, WI which can help those struggling with a missing tooth to find their way back to a comfortable and radiant smile. …

How a “Bad Bite” Can Cause Migraines and Muscle Pain

Dr. Michael Westman Blog

Millions of people in the U.S. suffer from chronic migraines. Oftentimes, they haven’t been able to find relief from over-the-counter or prescription medications. At the most, these medicinal remedies only tend to dull the pain. Why do so many people with migraines? And how can they find some real relief? The answer to and remedy for this pain may actually …

Teeth Grinding Causes Migraines – Is There Anything You Can Do About It?

Dr. Michael Westman Blog

Migraines are a debilitating condition that affects millions of people throughout the country. People who suffer from them seek treatment from their physicians. Unfortunately, though, many of them don’t get the results they would like – namely, no more pain! Thankfully, they may be able to find relief from their dentist. Why is this? It’s because dentists can treat the …