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When you’re missing several teeth, it can dramatically impact your quality of life. If missing teeth are affecting your ability to speak and chew, it may be time to contact our office about affordable dentures in Blackwood.
What Happens When You Get Dentures?
Getting your new dentures may require several steps. First, your dentist will thoroughly examine the condition of your teeth and gums, taking measurements and impressions of your mouth to ensure a perfect fit. If you still have damaged teeth in your mouth, they will need to be removed before receiving a full denture. However, those with healthy teeth remaining may receive a partial denture or even a one-tooth denture. If an implant-supported appliance is chosen, implants will be set into place before you receive your permanent denture. Our affordable quality dentures are then placed and adjusted by your dentist, allowing you to wear them comfortably.
Are There Different Types of Dentures Available?
When considering dentures, you may ask yourself, “Which type of denture is right for me?” Our dentists can help you find the solution that best restores your smile. Here are a few of the dentures available at our office:
Full or Partial Denture
Sometimes referred to as a “complete” denture, a full denture is a replacement for an entire row of upper or lower teeth. These can be used as an upper or lower denture, and require the teeth to be extracted before the appliance is placed. Full dentures can be supported by implants, and are created using a variety of materials. If you haven’t suffered from extensive tooth loss, a partial denture may be right for you. A partial denture is attached to surrounding teeth and can be removed easily using metal clasps. Your dentist will determine which denture option is best for you.
Flexible Partial Denture
Flexible partials offer a comfortable alternative to a traditional rigid denture. These partials are created using a soft, bendable plastic that conforms to your mouth, moving as you chew and speak. These devices feature no metal clasps and look virtually invisible when worn.
Implant-supported dentures are a stable, durable option for a full or partial denture. These dental appliances are recommended for those who are missing teeth, but have retained adequate bone in the jaw. An implant-supported denture is held in place using dental implants instead of simply resting on the gum line. They are an excellent option for those requiring a lower denture.
How Much Will My Dentures Cost?
Many people have questions about the total cost when receiving new dentures. Typically, the condition of your oral health, the number of preparatory treatments needed, and the type of denture chosen will determine your charges. At your appointment, your dentist will explain your treatment plan and provide an estimate of your final charges.
What Problems Do Dentures Fix?
When your teeth become damaged or missing due to oral health problems or age, it may be time to consider dentures in Blackwood. These fully customized dental appliances are designed to function like natural teeth. They are usually constructed using a natural-looking base and artificial teeth. Our affordable quality dentures allow you to chew, speak, and enjoy other activities with confidence.
Soft Reline for Dentures: Am I Eligible?
It’s not uncommon to occasionally experience discomfort or sore areas from wearing a denture regularly. When this happens, a soft denture reline may be the solution. This treatment involves lining the denture with a soft, flexible lining that is less likely to cause irritation. Your dental appliance shouldn’t be uncomfortable – call us today to learn more about our reline services.
What Function Does an All-on-Four Denture Serve?
Thanks to advances in denture implant treatment, an entire mouth of teeth can now be replaced using strategically placed dental implants. Known as All-on-Four dentures, this approach uses four dental implants placed in the lower jaw to support full rows of upper and lower teeth. In some cases, the procedure for All-on-Four dentures can be completed in one day. Call us for more details.