Nov 12, 2015
Sooner than you might think, you'll have to consult with specialists to repair, replace, or custom fit a pair of dentures. Most people of a certain age require a complete set of dentures. This is perfectly natural and happens to everyone. All of an individual's natural teeth have to be missing, in order to wear dentures. Today, a dental professional is able to craft a pair of dentures that look very natural. Only your dentist will know for sure that you are actually wearing dentures. Fortunately, dental patient's have a few options. There are several types of dentures to consider.
Consulting with our professionals is the first step in obtaining a pair of suitable dentures. The standard dentures are made out of porcelain or plastic. They contain a lower and upper section. The dentures are sealed in the patient's mouth with a substance that is applied to the dentures. Partial dentures are made out of the same porcelain or plastic substance. They require that the patient has teeth to anchor the partial denture to for a good fit. Other options include dental implants. Dental implants are a replacement for teeth that look very natural. They are surgically inserted into the jawbone of the patient. Implanted dentures are becoming a very popular trend with patients because they look and feel very natural.
The denture, making process begins with the dentist taking an impression of the patient's mouth in their dental office. This is a painless procedure that takes goes fast. The dentist sends those impressions to a dental lab. The dental lab makes a model of the impression. Next, they start to build a pair of dentures for the patient. The dentures are tested for proper fit several times during this process. Generally, the process takes a few weeks, until completed. Over the course of time, natural teeth are going to wear away. Sooner or later, the average person is going to have to consider getting a pair of dentures.