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Dentures are an effective and affordable way of replacing missing teeth. Composed of a durable plastic resin and sometimes porcelain, both partial and full dentures can be fabricated to look and feel natural. Today’s dentures are custom-fit to make it possible to eat foods with confidence and speak articulately. Depending on the patient’s preferences and budget, dentures can be crafted for maximum comfort and fracture resistance backed up by limited warranties.

Did you know…

that more than 60 percent of American adults are missing one or more teeth? Approximately 10 percent are missing all of their teeth – requiring a prosthetic solution that will restore function and aesthetics to their smiles. Many of those dental patients choose partial or full dentures to replace missing teeth. In fact, it is estimated that 35 million Americans currently wear partial or full dentures – a number that is only expected to rise as baby boomers begin to reach retirement.

Symptoms of Tooth Loss

Tooth loss can manifest in various ways, including:

  • Difficulty chewing or speaking.
  • Changes in facial appearance due to missing teeth.
  • Shifting of remaining teeth.
  • Gum irritation or discomfort.

Why Dentures Are Needed

Dentures are recommended for individuals with missing teeth. They offer several benefits, including:

  • Restoring your ability to chew and speak comfortably.
  • Improving facial appearance.
  • Preventing the shifting of remaining teeth.
  • Enhancing self-confidence and overall quality of life.

The Denture Treatment Process

At Fedorciw, Massoumi & Kolbig, we prioritize your comfort and well-being. Here’s an overview of the denture treatment procedure:

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  1. Consultation: We conduct a thorough examination and discuss your specific needs and goals.
  2. Impressions: Precise impressions of your gums and any remaining teeth are taken to ensure a custom fit.
  3. Denture Fabrication: Based on the impressions, your dentures are meticulously crafted to match your natural smile.
  4. Fitting: Once your dentures are ready, we ensure they fit comfortably and securely.
  5. Adjustments: We make any necessary adjustments to ensure optimal comfort and function.
  6. Care Instructions: We provide detailed care instructions to help you maintain your dentures.

Prevention and Care

Proper care and maintenance are essential to extend the life of your dentures. This includes daily cleaning, regular check-ups, and avoiding certain foods that may damage them.

Outlook and Benefits

Dentures can significantly improve your quality of life by restoring your smile’s function and aesthetics. With proper care, they can last for many years.

Frequently Asked Questions

Am I a candidate for dentures?

You may be a candidate for dentures if you are missing one or more teeth and are in need of an affordable prosthetic solution. Most denture wearers find that partial and full dentures can restore much of their original tooth function – not to mention create a beautiful, natural-looking smile. To find out if dentures are right for you, schedule a consultation with your dentist.

What should I expect when being fit for dentures?

If you have any decayed or damaged teeth that need to be removed, they will be extracted before your dentist takes a mold of your remaining gum structure, as well as the roof of your mouth. This mold will be sent to a dental lab for denture fabrication. When the completed dentures are completed, you will return to your dentist for a final fitting.

Will I need to follow any special instructions to care for my new dentures?

Yes. Dentures are removable prosthetics that will need to be cleaned and brushed daily. You should also brush your gums daily to prevent infections caused by bacteria. Your dentures should be kept in water when they aren’t in use to prevent them from warping. Keep in mind that it may take some time to adjust to dentures as you learn how to use the muscles in your cheeks and tongue to keep them in place. But over time, you should begin to feel more comfortable with your new prosthetics.

Regain Your Confident Smile

If you’re dealing with tooth loss, don’t hesitate to explore dentures as a viable solution. Contact the team at Fedorciw, Massoumi & Kolbig at 860-635-4666 to schedule an appointment and learn more about how dentures can restore your smile and confidence. Your journey to a beautiful smile begins with us.