A Prosthodontist Can Help With Bone Loss

2019-04-08T11:20:24-04:00May 1st, 2019|

Bone erosion is one of the side effects of an aging smile. According to the American College of Prosthodontists, if you're between the ages of 50 and 64, chances are good that you've already lost as many as six teeth and that's not including your wisdom teeth! Lost teeth can cause a multitude of oral [...]

Restorative Dentistry Through Prosthodontics

2019-03-13T13:41:05-04:00April 1st, 2019|

Many people have heard of the term "prosthesis" as it refers to an artificial body part, such as a leg or arm. Dental prosthodontics is similar in that it is an area of dentistry that focuses on dental prostheses used in restorative dentistry. Although regular dentists do perform some dental replacement procedures such as crowns, [...]

Precision Dental Implants: The Perfect Fit

2019-02-06T19:48:18-04:00March 1st, 2019|

Missing teeth can change the shape of your face, make it difficult to enjoy the foods you love and affect your overall self esteem.  In the past, the solution for missing teeth were removable dentures that were often ill-fitting and irritating to wear. Now, however, innovative technology and advancements in dental science have made it [...]

Same Day Denture Repairs at Commonwealth Prosthodontics

2019-01-04T11:36:07-04:00February 1st, 2019|

Have your dentures or partials broken?  Maybe you’ve got a crack or damage from normal wear and tear.  Has one of your teeth chipped or cracked? When you live a busy lifestyle, it can be difficult to find time in your schedule to get to the dentist several times for repair appointments.  At Commonwealth Prosthodontics, [...]

Tooth Replacement: The Different Options

2018-10-19T09:12:33-04:00January 2nd, 2019|

For those who need tooth replacement, it can be overwhelming looking at all of the different options available at Commonwealth Prosthodontics, and difficult to figure out which treatment would best suit their individual needs. Below is an in-depth look at the various options for replacing missing teeth that will provide the information you need for [...]

Dr. Schleider Earns Best Bedside Manner Award

2018-11-14T09:27:43-04:00November 15th, 2018|

Please join us in congratulating Dr. David Schleider for being honored with an award for  “Best Bedside Manner” from OurHealth Richmond Magazine! For the past 6 years, OurHealth Richmond has polled the public for local medical providers that have the best bedside manner, and Dr. Schleider of Commonwealth Prosthodontics has been recognized in the Cosmetic [...]

Dr. Catherine Dallow Joins Commonwealth Prosthodontics!

2018-10-19T09:27:07-04:00November 2nd, 2018|

Commonwealth Prosthodontics is pleased to announce that Dr. Catherine Dallow is bringing her skills and experience to our team, joining us as an Associate Prosthodontist! Dr. Dallow received her education as a Doctor in Dental Surgery (D.D.S) from the University of Panama in the Republic of Panama in 2005, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. [...]

Five Ongoing Dental Implant Care Considerations

2018-09-28T13:38:27-04:00October 1st, 2018|

Dental implants are durable and long-lasting appliances, but they do require some degree of care, both immediately after the implant procedure and on a continuing basis. Commonwealth Prosthodontics wants to provide you with what you should know about caring for your dental implants and maintaining your oral health. Follow All Provided Instructions One of the [...]

Dental Implants: Are They Right For You?

2018-06-14T09:55:37-04:00September 1st, 2018|

It's not ideal to have a missing tooth. There is the aesthetic factor, of course: the empty space in your smile can lead to self-consciousness and an unwillingness to smile at all. That gap can also have an impact on how you eat or talk and your other teeth may shift to take advantage of [...]