Dentures remain the easiest and best way to address missing teeth. They are removable, painless, flexible, and a less-expensive alternative to surgery.
There have been amazing advances in technology when it comes to dentures in the last half-century. Long gone are the clunky dentures that caused slurred speech, fit poorly, and constantly fell out.
Schedule an appointment today for a consultation to see how dentures will improve your overall health and make you feel better about yourself and your appearance.
Are there different types of dentures available?
When you come in for your consultation, we’ll work with you to create a treatment plan that fits your schedule and budget, and addresses your needs. We’ll recommend whether partial or full dentures will work best for you.
While there are many different kinds of dentures, the most commonly found are complete dentures, which are a complete replacement for missing teeth, implant support dentures, which work well for patients that require extra support, and partial dentures, which work with your healthy, natural teeth, forming a healthy and strong system that makes you look and feel great.
How do you make full dentures?
Full dentures are usually made starting with a plastic mold, designed to mimic your gums and teeth perfectly.
A challenge when it comes to full dentures is their tendency to slip or move around your mouth. In the event you don’t have strong anchor teeth available for the dentures, a good solution is to have implant surgery performed before fitting your dentures.
Are implants good to consider?
When you have your consultation, we may recommend implants, which are small screws attached to the jawbone. They provide a comfortable and permanent anchor to attach your dentures. We know exactly how to place implants in order to minimize downtime and guarantee a short recovery period.
What if I only need to have partial dentures?
The good news is that if you only need partial dentures, you are not likely to need implant surgery. We’ll create a metal framework that incorporates your existing teeth to firmly anchor your dentures in place.
Even though plastic materials are available for temporary partial dentures in case of emergency, we recommend metal as a better, permanent solution. Metal’s endurance and strength guarantee that your dentures will stay firmly in place for years to come.
How does the dentures process work?
From beginning to end, the entire process generally takes around four or five weeks. We’ll provide temporary dentures over the course of the treatment until your permanent dentures are complete and ready to go.
To start, we capture the details of your mouth and gums using impressions. These impressions are used to create a perfect image of your mouth. Out lab technicians then go to work, constructing custom dentures guaranteed to be a perfect fit.
We’ll make adjustments over the course of several appointments as your dentures settle in, making sure that the optimal and most effective fit is achieved.
Give us a call! Dentures are an easy and affordable fix to make sure you are healthy and happy with a great smile.
Call us today to schedule your appointment and get the process started.