Archive for January, 2018

Why is my lower denture loose?

Can my lower denture fit better? A weekly situation in my office, Smile Solutions by Emmi Dental Asssociates, involves a patient asking me to get their lower denture to fit better. When I explore exactly what they mean by “fit better”, they usually say that their “denture is loose and they want better suction”. The […]

“My Hygienist pulled my filling out!”

Can a hygienist or dentist pull a filling or a crown off during a routine cleaning? The simplest answer is NO! Now, I don’t mean to say that a crown or filling won’t be “pulled out” when getting cleaned. But a good filling or crown cannot be pulled out by normal cleaning procedures. If a […]