As early as 700 BC the Etruscan culture crafted dentures out of human and animal teeth held in place by gold rings and small pins. Fortunately, denture technology has come a long way. Dr. Scott Stewart and his team at South Lakewood Dental help patients enjoy gorgeous, confident smiles and healthier bodies with modern denture options. A denture replaces missing teeth. It’s usually a removable prosthetic with an acrylic base and teeth made of plastic or porcelain. Wearing dentures is far preferable to not having teeth, but there are drawbacks to traditional floating dentures. They rely on gravity, natural suction, … Continue reading
A denture is a prosthetic device that replaces missing teeth. A denture is usually removable, but may be fixed in place or supported by dental implants. It may replace just one tooth, several, or a whole arch. The basic concept isn’t new – the Etruscan culture made dentures from human and animal teeth way back in 500 BC. However, technologies to make dentures more comfortable, functional, and aesthetic have come a long way. I am Dr. Scott Stewart and I love seeing how the right denture improves quality of life for my patients. Those visits often start with a hesitant … Continue reading
Dr. Scott Stewart - South Lakewood Dental
Whilst being passionate about his service to the community, Dr. Stewart is a revolutionary in his approach to tackling dental health care issues. He is a firm believer in the harmonious balance of the body as opposed to treating symptoms. He emphasizes on the holistic practice of wellbeing and addressing underlying issues to make the “whole person” healthier.