Missing teeth can cause serious problems. In addition to damaging one’s appearance, missing teeth make tasks like chewing and speaking difficult. Moreover, if not treated in a timely manner, tooth loss can lead to more serious issues including unwanted tooth shifts, bite imbalances, facial structure loss and jawbone deterioration. For those reasons, we strongly encourage patients to consider tooth replacement options including dentures.
Dentures are oral devices that can either be fixed or removable. With a full set of prosthetic teeth attached to a flesh-colored base, they can give you your smile back.
Complete and partial dentures are used when all or numerous teeth need to be replaced. A complete denture contains all of the teeth for the arch (top or bottom of the mouth) where it is being placed. A denture should fit securely over your gums and remain secure throughout daily activities.
Often times creating well-fitting lower complete dentures is more challenging. At Deluxe Dental, we utilize the placement of implants to secure dentures in place. Implant-retained dentures can be permanent or removable. Typically, implant-retained dentures:
For more information on our dentures, or to schedule an appointment, please call our dental office at (208) 922-1755.