Common options for patients who have lost teeth due to bone loss, extensive decay, trauma or gum disease are partials or dentures. Full Dentures are used for patients who have no remaining teeth. Partial Dentures are used for people who have several teeth remaining. There are many reasons why missing teeth should be replaced. Some of them are to prevent the remaining teeth from shifting, to aid in chewing and digestion, to prevent a sagging looking face and to prevent further bone loss.
Today's dentures are designed to be both comfortable and functional, and closely resemble the look and feel of natural teeth. Before dentures or partials are made, a comprehensive exam must be performed.
Some advantages of Valplast partials and dentures are:
Dentures take some adjusting after they are placed, and will take some time to get used to. Once you are accustomed to dentures, you will have all the normal functionality that you'd come to expect. For a more permanent solution, ask your dentist about dental implants that can be used to stabilize the dentures or as a complete alternative.
For more information about dentures and partials or to schedule an appointment please contact our office today. Contact Gables Exceptional Dentistry 786-623-2455