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Dawson Quick Tip: Sign of Success for Denture Patients

When we are restoring patients with complete dentures, and they come in with, sometimes, a bag of many sets of dentures that have not been functional, we often wonder why would our set be any different.

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And so a good predictor of denture retention is when you're taking the final impression in a custom tray, and you're using a border molded technique, if your impression has good retention and you have a hard time getting that denture impression out, there's a very good chance - and you can even encourage the patient - that the success of getting their new set of dentures is going to be very high. 

How Female Dentists Can Be Successful

Dr. Daxon is a native of Fort Pierce, Florida and attended John Carroll High School. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Stetson University in 1989 where she met her future husband, Patrick. Dr. Daxon graduated from the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry in Chapel Hill in 1993. Following graduation, she served a one-year general practice residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston and a two-year Prosthodontic residency at Harvard School of Dental Medicine and the Veterans Administration. Prior to starting Daxon and Grundset Dentistry, Dr. Daxon was a partner with the International Center for Complete Dentistry for 12 years. She is a Prosthodontist specializing in complex occlusal disorders, complete dentures, implants, and dermal fillers. She is a faculty member at The Dawson Academy in St. Petersburg. She holds awards from the International College of Dentists and the Academy of Oral Medicine. Dr. Daxon is also a member of the International College of Dentists, the Florida Academy of Dental Practice Administration, the American Dental Association, the Florida Dental Association, the American College of Prosthodontists, the Florida Prosthodontic Association, the West Coast Dental Association and the Pinellas County Dental Association. Dr. Daxon is an active member in her church and community. Her husband, Patrick, is Vice President of the Financial Planning Department at Raymond James. They enjoy spending time with their three girls, Claire, Grace, and Lilly. Her interests include cooking, gardening, water-skiing, exercising and fishing.