Dentures are one of the most common solutions for individuals missing some or all of their teeth. There are different types of dentures; complete and partial. Complete sets are needed when a person has no teeth or needs all of their teeth removed for some medical reason. Partial sets are used to fill in gaps of missing teeth.
Complete dentures come in two varieties: conventional and immediate. Conventional dentures are generally ready to be worn 2-3 months after all of a person’s teeth have been removed. Immediate dentures can be made before tooth extraction and can be worn immediately after the teeth have been removed. These are a somewhat temporary solution as they will need to be adjusted as the mouth heals.
Partial dentures are composed of replacement teeth connected to a plastic base. Partial dentures fill in the space of missing teeth, which helps the remaining teeth in the mouth from moving and shifting.
Your dentures will be developed over the course of a few weeks after a few visits and inspections of your mouth. They will also need to be realigned and readjusted over time. Because of this, it is important to schedule regular appointments and check-ins with us.