Dentures are removable oral prosthetics that can replace multiple missing teeth in the mouth. Dentures are composed of a gum-colored base and artificial teeth that look just like the natural ones. They are removable and hence can be removed and put on whenever required. Dentures are the only option for a patient who has lost multiple teeth. Also, they are removable and comfortable to wear, unlike dental implants.
Why should you choose dentures?
Dentures are the best solution for patients who have lost multiple teeth in their mouths. They help restore the ability to bite and chew food, thereby improving the patient's oral health.
Dentures are fabricated using ceramic, which is an excellent material for fabricating an artificial tooth. It looks exactly like natural teeth, thereby making it hard for anyone to distinguish them from the natural ones. They allow the patient to have multiple prosthetic teeth in the mouth without the need for surgery or other dental treatments.
Types of Dentures
Partial dentures are used when patients have lost only a few teeth in their mouth instead of all of them. They are used to replace the frontal teeth that have been lost. The base of the denture is made using a gum-colored base that is customized according to the contour of the mouth.
Complete dentures are used when patients have lost all their natural teeth in their mouth. They help restore oral functionality and also improve aesthetics by replacing all the natural teeth with artificial ones. Our dentist will take an impression of your mouth and form the denture using it as a reference for fabricating it. It will be done under laboratory conditions and will take a few weeks to get ready for use.
Immediate dentures are used when patients still have a few remaining natural teeth in their mouth but need to use dentures immediately after losing all of them. Most patients prefer this type of denture as it restores oral functionality right away and provides comfort instantly, unlike conventional dentures that need to be prepared under laboratory conditions. Our dentist will file down any remaining natural teeth in such cases and place them on top of a temporary denture until they are ready for use.
Advantages of Wearing Dentures
- Dentures can restore your ability to bite and chew food properly. This also helps you gain back your physique by keeping your body fit.
- Dentures help fix your facial structure by retaining its shape and preventing sagging skin under your jawline, cheeks, or chin area on both sides near your neck region.
- They restore your smile by improving your facial appearance completely with their superior quality and aesthetic value, thus enabling you to smile without any inhibition.
Please reach out to Dicus Family Dentistry at 15 McCabe Drive, #201, Reno, NV 89511, to have a consultation with our dentist. Call us at (775) 828-7246 or schedule an online consultation, and we'll guide you further.