Unlike restorations such as dental implants or bridges, dentures are usually removable. Since they are typically used to replace an entire arch, this makes them much easier to clean. While they might take a little time to get used to, these artificial teeth are durable and natural-looking.
You will have a choice of either conventional or immediate dentures. As the name suggests, immediate dentures are placed right after any necessary extractions. You won’t have to worry about being without teeth during the healing process. The dentist will place conventional dentures after the gum tissue has healed, which can take a month or more, depending on the patient.
We use complete dentures to replace an entire arch. These are most useful for those who have lost all their teeth or are planning on having their remaining ones extracted.
Partial dentures are for patients who need to replace their teeth but still have healthy natural ones. While it might seem tempting to simply leave the empty spots alone, they can cause your surrounding teeth to shift.
If you want your smile back, dentures are a great option. Some of the benefits you’ll notice include:
Are you missing some or all of your teeth? Dentures could be the right restoration for you. Contact our friendly and helpful team at APEX Dental Care to schedule your consultation.
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