Visit a Denture Clinic for the Best Fit and Care
Visit a denture clinic to determine your best options for full or partial dentures. Leaving gaps in your mouth can result in a number of oral health issues such as difficulty with biting and chewing, loss of bone density in your jaw, and misalignment of the remaining teeth. Facial appearance can also change as well as the manner in which you speak.
Many people avoid getting dentures because of misconceptions about the look and discomfort of having ‘false teeth’. Today’s partial and full dentures look and feel like your natural teeth. Few people will even notice the difference. An experienced denturist will ensure that you enjoy a comfortable fit and natural look.
Difference between Partial Dentures and Full Dentures
Dentures may be used to replace a few or all of your teeth. They are two types—partial and full.
Partial dentures replace one or more missing teeth. They may be fixed or removable. Fixed dentures, also known as implants, are bonded permanently in place. They look and function like normal teeth and tend to be a bit more expensive than removable dentures which typically have metal fasteners.
Full or complete dentures on the other hand, are a full set (removable) that replace all of the missing teeth in your upper and lower jaw. If you have some natural teeth left, you denturist may suggest overdentures that will fit ‘over’ them.
The Benefits of Full Dentures
- Improved ability to bite and chew
- Fewer restrictions on what you can eat
- Reduced speeches problems caused by gaps and missing teeth
- Gives your face a fuller appearance
- Protects remaining teeth (if any) from excess wear
- Can be removed for proper cleaning and brushing
For Rebase, Relines or Repairs, Consult a Denturist
With the right care and fit, complete or full dentures can last for many years. Yet it is not uncommon for cracks, chips, normal wear-and-tear issues or loose teeth which require professional attention. Timely denture repairs can often prevent or postpone the need for replacement. A denturist offers many services to help restore your dentures.
Rebasing replaces a worn out denture base. It provides a stable denture without replacing the denture teeth.
Relining addresses fit issues which may be caused by normal aging or loss of weight, teeth or bone. New base material is applied to the tissue side of a denture so that it fits properly; appearance will not change.
Repairs issues related to breakage, chipping or tooth loss.
Dentures must always fit well and feel comfortable. If your dentures are loose, broken, worn out or hurt, consult a denturist.
The knowledgeable and skilled staff at Harrison Denture Clinic make your denture needs a priority. Call us today at 705-445-1121.