Dentures in Livermore, CA

A denture is a prosthetic device that can help replace multiple missing teeth. The replacement teeth can be made with porcelain or resin and are attached to a plastic base that mimics the appearance of gums. They are removable for easy cleaning and maintenance. There are two types of dentures: full and partial. Complete dentures are used to replace an entire arch of teeth, while partials are used to fill gaps in an existing arch. Partials can also be used to secure existing non-removable bridges in place. At Smiles by Design, dentures are custom designed to fit each patient’s unique jaw structure. They can also be adjusted over time as a patient’s jaw changes shape.

Why might i need dentures?

There are several reasons you may need a partial or complete denture. Age is one of the top reasons, but tooth loss can also be caused by trauma, poor oral hygiene, and specific health conditions that weaken or damage the jaw bones. If you are missing teeth, it’s essential to replace them so that they don’t cause problems like shifting teeth, difficulty chewing or speaking, and sunken cheeks and skin around the mouth. Our dentists can help you determine the best type of denture for your oral health needs and lifestyle.

How are they made?

The dentist takes an impression of your mouth, which is sent to a lab for construction. Your dentures will be created to match the shape and contour of your other teeth and your gums. While wearing the dentures, your dentist may ask you to return for a follow-up visit to ensure the proper fit and that the gums adjust correctly to the prosthesis. If you are missing teeth and are interested in finding out if dentures are right for you, please call our dental office today to schedule a consultation.

The benefits of dentures

Appearance

Giving you a complete smile can help improve your appearance. When you feel good about your smile, you are more likely to smile and be confident in social situations.

Speech

Your speech can be affected by missing teeth. Not only will speaking be more complex, but you may even begin to slur your words when you’re able to speak. Replacing missing teeth with dentures can help restore your standard speech patterns.

Chewing

In addition to making eating your favorite foods much more complex, missing teeth can also impact the quality of your overall nutrition due to the inability to chew properly. Getting dentures can help with this issue.

Appearance

Giving you a complete smile can help improve your appearance. When you feel good about your smile, you are more likely to smile and be confident in social situations.

Dentures are a removable form of tooth replacement that restores some oral function and health. To learn more about the benefits of dentures, visit Smiles by Design at 2165 Fourth St. Ste B, Livermore, CA 94550, or call (925) 443-4182.

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Livermore, CA 94550

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