Category: Dentures

Pneumonia Linked To Wearing Dentures To Bed

If you are a denture wearer, sometimes if might seem easier just to wear your dentures to bed. However, easy does not always equal wise. Wearing dentures to bed can actually make you ill. Recent research indicates that wearing your dentures to bed can lead to pneumonia.  Pneumonia is an inflammatory lung infection that can… Read more »


Many people assume that at some point in their life–hopefully later than sooner–they will need dentures. Although that is not true because your teeth are meant to last a lifetime, many people do need dentures for various reasons. In today’s blog, your Des Moines Dentist, Dr. Stephen Burds talks about dentures.