Dentures

Do Partial Dentures cost less than Traditional Dentures?

Partial dentures, often called partial removable dentures, is a dental solution for missing teeth which uses artificial teeth fastened onto an acrylic gum-colored plate and a metal framework to attach to existing natural teeth. A partial denture appliance made of high quality materials is an aesthetically appealing and affordable solution to missing teeth, whether those teeth are missing from gum or other oral disease, injury, or other medical problem. On average, the price range of partial dentures runs from $500-$2,000, depending on the needs of you, the patient. Below are a few of the factors which influence the cost of your individual treatment plan, all of which will be discussed with your prosthodontist: How many missing teeth are there. The condition of[…..]

What can I do about missing teeth?

Missing teeth can be an uncomfortable situation. It can hinder people from wanting to smile. It can make people not want to be in social situations. Your speech can be impeded due to the spaces in your mouth. However there are many options to help with missing teeth, both permanent and non-permanent. Permanent options: Tooth supported fixed bridge. A tooth supported fixed bridge is when the teeth adjacent to the missing tooth are prepared to have crowns placed on them, attached to a middle tooth to fill in the space where the missing tooth was. This is a very common way to fix missing teeth. It makes eating and speaking easy and natural because the bridge is fixed and won’t[…..]

Should I get partial dentures?

Partial dentures are great option for replacing multiple teeth. Not only are they more cost effective than permanent crowns and implants, they don’t require any surgical healing time. Partial dentures can be made with a metal support or a flexible base for esthetics. If retention is an issue, implants can be used to support and retain the partial denture. A customized partial denture for your needs can be a great way to restore missing teeth, allowing you to chew and smile again!   A few things to expect from partial dentures: Replacing teeth that have been missing may take some readjusting. Without teeth your tongue and muscles in your mouth can take up space previously occupied by your teeth. Thus,[…..]

What’s the difference between digital vs traditional dentures?

There are two types of dentures available on the market today. There is the traditionally made denture that is made of a flesh-colored acrylic base that fits over your gums. The base of the upper denture covers the palate (roof of your mouth), and the lower denture is horseshoe shaped to accommodate the tongue. The newer digital dentures are milled out of a solid block of perfectly cured very hard resin which doesn’t distort as it cures like the conventional dentures can over time. This also helps to make the denture suction better to the inside of the mouth and makes for a much for comfortable feel that the acrylic.  The resin that is used is also a much harder[…..]

What are Digital Dentures?

Taking care and improving our teeth is one of the top self-improvement practices. There are various ways to improve ones smile. You can choose purely esthetic means; such as bleaching, veneers or implants. Sometimes a more severe option is necessary. There are cases where teeth just can’t be saved, built up or fixed due to damage. There are ways that can actually give you a better smile than your natural teeth and aren’t capable of decaying or breaking down over time. Dentures have been around since dentistry began. However they have come a long way since wooden dentures! Today they are so lifelike that you might not even be able to tell that people are wearing them unless you get up[…..]

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