A pair of dentures should typically last for about five to 10 years. However, changes in the mouth or wear on the dental prosthetics themselves may necessitate repair or adjustment before they need to be replaced entirely.Denture relining involves adding material to the tissue-bearing areas of the prosthesis. This is either to repair a part…
Modern Dentures Are More Comfortable and Convenient
If you need to replace your teeth, consider the benefits of modern dentures. While they have been around for centuries, they used to be ill-fitting and uncomfortable. If you imagine dentures and picture someone with loose and overly large teeth, thing again. They are now more natural-looking, comfortable, and easier to wear than ever before. The key is to see a Easton dentist who can fit you for the perfect set.
Why We Recommend Dentures
#1 – As a temporary solution
Very often, we provide patients with a temporary set to wear while they determine how they want to replace their teeth in the long term. Also, since cosmetic restorations can take time, many patients will wear a denture throughout the process. For example, if you were to replace missing teeth with dental implants, we would need to implant a titanium post under the gums and secure it to the jawbone in each place you are missing a tooth.
While this is sturdiest and most dependable solution long-term, it still takes some time to complete the process and for the patient to heal. This makes it necessary to wear a temporary solution for up to several months. Fortunately, we can provide you one that will make your smile appear intact.
#2 – For partial tooth loss
If you have lost one or several teeth, we can fit you for a set of partial dentures that will restore your smile. We will secure your replacement teeth to a gum base that is molded to leave room for all your remaining teeth. These can either be flexible or they can be secured using wires and hooks.
#3 – For complete tooth loss
We can also create a full set of dentures to replace all of your teeth. If you have lost them earlier and now have a set of dentures that does not fit you properly, we can create a new set for you as well. This is done by making an impression of your mouth and taking precise measurements. We will have the dental lab create your new teeth using our direction, so we can ensure they are the right size for your frame. In this case, we do not need to worry about them matching your surrounding teeth, as we do with partials, but they still need to match the overall size and shape of your face.
We are experts at ensuring that they do, so when you have your false teeth in, it looks as though you have a natural set instead. By being precise with your fitting, we can also ensure that they fit snuggly and securely so as not to slip out of place while you are eating or speaking.
Visit Our Easton Office for Dentures You Can Enjoy Wearing
Our goal is to provide you with a set of teeth that will replace the ones you have lost and do so in a way that you are comfortable with. Your new teeth will look and feel as good as possible, so you can live confidently.
Dentures are artificially made teeth that are custom made to replace your missing teeth. These dentures are not permanently set in your mouth - making it easy to take them out and put them back in, whenever you need to clean them or brush your teeth.Dentures are very useful for people who have lost their…
Dentures are an effective way to restore your smile if you're missing a bunch of teeth. It is undoubtedly a cost-effective way to restore your smile if you are missing most of your teeth. Regardless of if you are getting dentures, know someone who has them, or already have dentures, you likely still have some…
Most dentures are acrylic based. While the idea of using replacement teeth has been around for a very long time, science is working very hard to make them more comfortable. For many people, the hard surface of the denture is a source of discomfort. The rubbing of the acrylic, which has no give, against the…