[:en]With different types of dentures, there is no wonder the denture process can be intimidating. So what exactly are dentures? Dentures is a replacement for missing teeth and surrounding tissue that is removable. We discuss the different types of dentures and what options you can explore with your dentist below. Smile Workshop is proud to offer full, partial, and implant-retained dentures.
Full dentures are exactly how they sound – a full set of “teeth” if you will. Full dentures include flesh-colored acrylic base that covers the gums and the roof of the mouth. This allows a full set of teeth to sit firmly and appear like regular teeth. Prior to having your dentures fitted, the dentist will remove any teeth and allow the jawbone to reshape over time and allow for a perfect denture fitting.
Partial dentures are exactly as they sound. Partial dentures are often fitted when a few teeth are missing, and are connected by a metal framework that holds the denture in place. If you have crowns, partial dentures can also be attached to them which can actually improve the fit of dentures. Your dentist will talk you through all of these options, and you both will decide which option is right for you.
Implant Support Dentures
Implant support dentures are attached to implants in the jaw bone. Your dentist at Smile Workshop will gradually fit these dentures in place over the course of one or more visits. The patient who will be suitable for implant support dentures must have healthy gums, sufficient jawbone, and good oral care. For more information about dentures, please visit Colgate or the American Dental Association.
The dentists at Smile Workshop are renowned for their professional, high-quality care and will talk you through the different types of dentures and what will suit your personal needs the best. If you would like to book an appointment with Smile Workshop or find your closest location, click here.
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