Restore the Function of Your Smile!
Dentures are artificial replacements for your natural teeth and gums. If an accident, a disease or poor oral health care has left you with only a few healthy teeth or none at all, we might suggest dentures to replace your missing teeth. There are 2 types of dentures: partial and complete. For both types of dentures a model is made of your teeth by taking impressions which are used to custom make your dentures.
Types of Dentures
Partial dentures are also called “removable partial denture prostheses” or “partials.” They may be used when nearby teeth are not strong enough to hold a bridge, or when more than just a few teeth are missing. Partial dentures are made up of one or more artificial teeth held in place by clasps that fit onto nearby natural teeth. You can take the partial denture out yourself, for cleaning and at night.
Complete dentures are what we most often refer to as “false teeth.” They are also called “full dentures” and are used when all your natural teeth are missing. Complete dentures are removable as they are held in place by suction. Wide variety of shapes, sizes and colours of teeth can be used to give you the most optimum cosmetic appearance.
Call our dental office today to learn more about your choices for replacing missing teeth with dentures or to schedule your smile consultation: 519.578.2050