Dentures Foothills NV
What are Dentures?
Dentures are used as an oral prosthetic as a replacement for missing teeth. There are gum-colored bases that hold the artificial teeth secure in place and made of either porcelain or composite resin. Our knowledgeable and expert dentists at Sunrise Mountain Dental & Orthodontics can recommend the best-suited Dentures in Foothills NV for you.
Benefits of Dentures?
Beyond restoring your smile dentures also help by:
- Replacing missing teeth to provide a stable structure.
- Restoring the volume to your face and supporting the facial muscles from sagging around missing teeth.
- Making speaking, eating, and chewing more comfortable.
Different Types of Dentures
There are many types of dentures such as:
Complete Dentures – replaces all of your teeth. These oral prosthetics sit on top of the gums (as opposed to dental bridges that are anchored to existing teeth) and are typically placed within 8-12 weeks after teeth have been removed.
Partial Dentures – used when one or more natural teeth still remain. Usually, a pink-colored base attached to a metal piece that holds the denture in place. They are convenient and removable – meaning you can take them out whenever you need to.
Overdentures – can be placed on the upper and/or lower jaw depending on your needs. It sits on top of the gums and held into place with dental implants. Removable just like partial dentures!
At first, your dentures may feel awkward and uncomfortable, this is not uncommon! It will take some time (first few weeks or months) for your face, jaw, and muscles in your mouth to adjust and learn. Some may experience a bulky or loose feeling (as the muscles of your cheek and tongue are learning to hold your dentures in place), excessive saliva flow, and minor irritation or soreness, all of which is very common. If you are looking for a dentist to assist with dentures, our dentists at Sunrise Mountain Dental & Orthodontics can help and guide you to the right Dentures in Foothills NV best suited for you.
Call Sunrise Mountain Dental & Orthodontics 702-789-7546 today to schedule.