Dentures, Partials, and Bridges Prosthodontics
Whether you’re missing all or some of your teeth, dentures, partials, and bridges represent prosthetic and practical teeth replacement options. In the hands of a skilled prosthodontist, these replacement options are especially great choices.
The team at our practice wants to help you achieve a great smile, which is why we offer dentures, partials, and bridges.
How It Works
Whether you decide on dentures, partials, or bridges, all therapies begin with an evaluation in our office.
If we find you're a good candidate for dentures, partials, or bridges, we take molds and x-rays to ensure that your replacement restoration fits and complements your smile.
Dentures for Complete Tooth Replacement
If you suffer from complete tooth loss, dentures are a practical option to restore your confidence and your smile.
If you have several missing teeth and your remaining teeth are weak and damaged, full tooth extraction is necessary before dentures.
Traditional dentures are removable plates or arches of replacement teeth. Your dentist customizes your dentures to the unique contours of your mouth for optimal fit and comfort. Additionally, the restoration teeth are natural-looking!
In some situations, patients opt for affixed dentures. This means the arch is held in place with a few dental implants.
Remember, today’s dentures have improved dramatically. We think you’ll be surprised how great you’ll look!
Partials for Intermittent Tooth Loss
Partials are a great option for sporadic tooth loss when remaining teeth are healthy. A partial is a plate or arch with restoration teeth custom-designed to fill in the spaces where teeth are missing.
This not only improves your smile, but it allows you to eat some of your favorite foods again.
Like dentures, partials are natural-looking, and the restoration teeth are designed and shaded to match your remaining teeth seamlessly.
Dental Bridges Take the Place of Missing Teeth
Unlike partials and dentures, a dental bridge connects to adjacent teeth or is supported by a dental implant for stability. Additionally, a dental bridge does not require a plate or arch and it is not removable.
Caring for Dentures, Partials, and Bridges
Prosthodontic therapies to replace missing teeth are always followed by specific instructions to help you get the most out of your restoration or appliance.
It’s important to have regular exams despite restorations. Your gum health is important and restorations do not protect against gum disease.
Contact Our Office
Tooth replacement options in the hands of a prosthodontist are a safe and practical solution to tooth loss.
If you’re considering dentures, partials, or bridges, get in touch with our team to schedule an assessment today.