Commonwealth Prosthodontics Offers “Precision Implant Dentures”

2017-02-09T06:30:37+00:00January 1st, 2017|

At Commonwealth Prosthodontics, we offer exceptional patient care, state-of-the-art equipment and a complete range of dental services which is why our practice is recognized as one of the most professional and compassionate dental practices in Richmond. We are always current on the latest technology so we can offer our patients the newest and most comfortable [...]

Are You a Candidate for Precision Implant Dentures?

2017-02-09T06:29:36+00:00December 6th, 2016|

Commonwealth Prosthodontics exclusively offers Precision Implant Dentures, a cutting-edge treatment option for implant-retained overdenture candidates. It is a very appealing option for baby boomers who focus on their quality of care, health and wellness, and the aesthetics of their dental options. You may currently be unhappy with messy and uncomfortable adhesives which inadequately retain your [...]

Commonwealth Prosthodontics Introduces Precision Implant Dentures

2017-02-09T06:28:26+00:00November 15th, 2016|

Commonwealth Prosthodontics Introduces Precision Implant Dentures Commonwealth Prosthodontics and Dr. David M. Schleider are pleased to offer a new technology for our implant-retained overdenture patients: Precision Implant Dentures. Implant-retained overdentures are a popular, state-of-the-art treatment for our patients with edentulism, or lack of teeth. What Are the Benefits of Implant-Retained Overdentures? Overdentures are [...]

Noah Galloway’s Dentally Dangerous Dancing

2016-10-12T12:52:03+00:00August 24th, 2016|

For anyone else, having a tooth accidentally knocked out while practicing a dance routine would be a very big deal. But not for Dancing With The Stars contestant Noah Galloway. Galloway, an Iraq War veteran and a double amputee, took a kick to the face from his partner during a recent practice session, which knocked out a front tooth. [...]

Lasers are Making an Impact in Treating Gum Disease

2016-10-12T12:52:03+00:00August 9th, 2016|

Periodontal (gum) disease is potentially devastating to your teeth, gums and bone. To fight it we have to remove the substance that causes and sustains the disease from all oral surfaces — a thin layer of bacteria and food particles known as plaque. To accomplish this task, we use a variety of hand instruments called [...]

What To Do During A Dental Emergency

2016-10-12T12:52:03+00:00July 20th, 2016|

Do you know what to do in a dental emergency? David M. Schleider, D.M.D. and Jeff Levin, D.D.S., who offer dental emergency services in Richmond, VA, at Commonwealth Prosthodontics, are here to share a few tips that will help you protect your teeth in your time of need. What types of problems are considered emergencies? You [...]

How Long Will Root Canal Treatment Last?

2016-10-12T12:52:03+00:00July 17th, 2016|

Root canal treatment can be an effective life preserver for a heavily decayed tooth. The question a lot of people ask, though, is how long might the tooth survive after treatment. That’s an important concern since the treated tooth was in dire straits beforehand as decay had infected its inner most layer, the pulp. The [...]

How Kathy Bates Retains Her Movie-Star Smile

2016-10-12T12:52:03+00:00July 2nd, 2016|

In her decades-long career, renowned actress Kathy Bates has won Golden Globes, Emmys, and many other honors. Bates began acting in her twenties, but didn't achieve national recognition until she won the best actress Oscar for Misery — when she was 42 years old! “I was told early on that because of my physique and my look, [...]

Be Sure Your Child has Access to Dental-Friendly Snacks at School

2016-10-12T12:52:03+00:00June 17th, 2016|

While you do all you can to provide your child healthy meals and snacks at home, they still face tempting choices for unhealthy fare when they’re away. Unfortunately, their school campus could be one of those places with food choices that raise their risk for dental disease. Thankfully, that situation is beginning to change. The [...]