All of your teeth play an important role in speaking, chewing and in maintaining proper alignment of other teeth. Tooth loss doesn’t necessarily have to occur as you age, but if you do lose teeth they must be replaced to maintain proper function of your mouth. Fortunately, there are options for correcting tooth loss. Dental Bridge Options If you’re missing one or more teeth, you may be aware of their importance to your appearance and dental health. Your teeth work
All-on-4™ Teeth If you have multiple compromised teeth that are painful, loose, and/or fractured in one or both arches of your smile, doing basic things – such as biting and chewing – become more complicated. While removable dentures secured with oral adhesive can provide some improvements in function, implant-supported dentures offer vastly improved stability and comfort by holding your teeth in place with surgically embedded implant posts. Compared to traditional dentures, ourAll-On-4® technique procedure uses four implants with the back
Mini Implants are smaller implants that are cheaper and easier to replace than conventional implants. They generally have a small ball on top of them that snaps into small o-ring in the denture. Unfortunately, because of their small size they may not be as durable as regular implants, and last as long.
Evaluation for Dental Implants No matter the age of a person there is a dental implant solution for you. This dental procedure is the solution of choice for people of all ages, even those with existing medical conditions, gum disease or problem teeth, currently wearing partials or dentures, smokers, or bone loss. Implant tooth replacement in children is usually deferred until jaw growth is complete. Dental procedures that can be performed or improved with dental implants are: Teeth in an
Rebase Rebasing may be recommended when the teeth of your denture are still in good condition and have not worn out in comparison to the denture base material. Rebasing is the process of replacing the entire acrylic denture base providing a stable denture without replacing the denture teeth. A rebase for a denture maybe required if your denture is old or is cracked. A rebase is very similar to relining, the difference being that, a rebase replaces all the pink-acrylic
Replacing missing teeth with implant retained dentures A girl and her grandmaUsually, when you lose a tooth, it is best for your oral health to have it replaced. Missing teeth can affect your “bite” as well as your ability to speak and chew. Their loss can increase the burden on your remaining teeth and can cause muscle pain in your jaws and headaches. And of course, losing a tooth can affect your appearance. The following information reviews replacing missing teeth
A removable partial denture is designed specifically to meet the needs of the patient and can replace one or more missing teeth. A natural appearance and speech clarity is restored along with the ability to eat more efficiently. Partial Denture Types and Materials Partial dentures are created out of a metal and acrylic composition or completely out of acrylic. A patient’s specific needs and anatomy dictate the design of the partial denture and every effort is made to construct a
Complete Dentures A denture or a complete denture as it is often called, is an appliance that is inserted in the mouth, replaces natural teeth and provides support for the cheeks and lips. Replacement Teeth A denture or a complete denture as it is often called, is an appliance that is inserted in the mouth, replaces natural teeth and provides support for the cheeks and lips. Replacement Teeth Most dentures are made of acrylic and can be fabricated two different
If you need extractions and either a upper or lower denture, or both, we can make you a temporary denture to wear while your gums are healing. It adds a little to the cost, but being able to have some front teeth to wear for 6 weeks while your gums are healing is worth it.