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“A New Me” With Dentures
In the unfortunate event that one of our patients loses all of his or her teeth, the Hindin Center’s dental professionals in Suffern, NY will create a prosthetic device to replace the missing teeth, commonly called a denture.
We take great care at the Hindin Center to create an aesthetically pleasing denture device that is colored and sized to match your age and facial shape.
What is a denture?
A denture is a removable replacement for your missing teeth. It is constructed of acrylic resin, sometimes with metal compounds, and comes in as “complete” or “partial”. Complete replace all teeth and partial fills gaps created by missing teeth, with the added advantage of preventing other teeth from changing position.
What types of dentures are there?
Complete dentures come in “conventional” or ”immediate”. A conventional denture is placed in the mouth about a month after all the teeth are removed to allow for proper healing. An immediate denture is placed, as the name would suggest, immediately after teeth are extracted, but those types may need more adjustments after the healing has taken place.
- The advantages of using a denture are
- Improved chewing ability
- Improved speech
- Important support for facial muscles
- Enhanced smile and overall appearance
Creating your dentures
Fitting a denture is more complicated than often thought. An impression and wax bite help determine size and placement. Then a ”try-in” is produced for proper color shape and fit.
New denture wearers must adjust to them because they will feel probably feel awkward at first, no matter how well made they are. Eating and speech may be problematic for a brief period.
Denture cleaning requires removal and brushing every day. Abrasive cleansers may scratch the surface of the denture so special products should be purchased. Partials must be remove before brushing the real teeth in your mouth and soaked soaked in a cleanser solution or in water when not being used.
It is advised to take out your dentures before sleep to allow gum tissue to breathe and heal.
Another Strategy for Missing Teeth
A denture is one solution for permanently missing teeth, but there are others. Dental implants can be used to help stabilize a permanently cemented bridges. The costs are higher, and not everyone is recommended for implants.
Contact The Hindin Center to learn whether dentures are the right solution for you!