Natural-Looking Dentures Restore Beautiful Smiles! – From Your Dentist In Nanaimo
Whether you’ve lost one or more teeth, dentures can provide the smile-restoring solutions you need to feel your best. With different options to choose from, dentures can help you restore your smile confidence, enjoy eating a variety of your favourite foods, and laugh out loud with abandon again!
Partial Dentures – Otherwise known as “removable dentures,” these options are ideal when adjacent teeth are missing or in circumstance where nearby teeth aren’t healthy enough for a dental bridge. Comprised of one or more prosthetic teeth, the denture fits snugly and is secured in place by clasps that attach to your natural teeth.
Immediate Dentures – When tooth extraction is necessary before you’re fitted for denture, this type of dentures can be utilized while gums heal. Suitable for wearing throughout the healing process, they’re ideal for use until your mouth is ready to be fitted for a full set of dentures.
Complete Dentures – Otherwise known as “full dentures,” these are used as a solution for people who’ve lost all of their teeth. They’re easily remove for cleaning because they’re secured in place by suction.
How Should You Care For Your Dentures?
To extend the life of any denture, prioritizing cleaning them daily, and be careful to thoroughly remove plaque buildup, which can lead to bad breath, tartar deposits, gum disease, and more.
Dentures will also need what dentists call “relines.” Due to the fact that gums and bones are always changing, dentures require adjustment to ensure they fit properly for optimal function and smile aesthetics. As your dentist in Nanaimo, we’ll help you determine the ideal “reline” schedule for your unique needs. We’d also be happy to schedule a professional dentures exam and professional cleaning.
Lastly, remember that regardless of the denture you wear, it’s vital that you visit us every six months for an exam and hygiene visit. This is how we can assess your oral health and ensure that we monitor for signs of disease, tooth decay, oral cancer, or infection.
Curious about whether dentures are right for you? Call us today!
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- Replace one or more missing teeth
- Improve your speaking confidence and clarity
- Eat some of your favourite foods again
- Prevent facial sagging that’s caused by missing teeth
- Protect remaining teeth from overuse and potential damage.