Dentures better known as false teeth are an absolute lifesaver for people with weak or missing teeth. People with loose teeth who don’t wear denture would find their facial muscles sagging, creating an aging appearance. Dentures are removable and custom made replacements, which help you restore your confident smile.
Choosing the right denture from variety of different types available can be hard. Not to mention the list of things you should consider when deciding on either choosing a conventional type of denture, or implant-supported dentures. Roycrest Dental, the most experienced dentist in Brampton knows that it can be a difficult process and we’re here to help you. First off, here’s an overview of different kinds of dentures to help find the denture that fits you and your needs.
Types of dentures:
- Conventional Dentures
This denture can replace several missing teeth or an entire arch. It relies on the gums or remaining natural teeth for support. Typically, they are removable. Your dentist can advise you for a full conventional denture to replace an arch of teeth or partial denture, depending on the extent of your tooth loss, to fill the gaps and restore your confident smile.
- Full Dentures
These dentures are for patients who lost all their natural teeth in the upper and/or lower jaw. It is designed to fit comfortably over the gums and jawbone. If you are replacing the entire upper teeth your denture would consists of false teeth attached to a flesh-colored acrylic base that covers the gums and the roof of the mouth. When replacing teeth in the lower jaw, full dentures are U-shaped to allow the tongue to rest comfortably.
- Partial Denture
This denture are for patients who lost one or more teeth but a good number of healthy natural teeth remains. A partial denture is a removable appliance that fills the gaps of your beautiful smile that is specifically designed to clip or mount to natural teeth with metal clasps. It is made from a combination of plastic, nylon or metal plates with false teeth attached.
- Implant-Supported Dentures
Implant-Supported Dentures are the premium version of complete dentures and are designed to avoid or reduce problems associated with traditional dentures. It is a small titanium post embedded in the jawbone. This type of restoration gives superior comfort and security, and advocates long-term oral health. Patients who are qualified for this type of denture must have sufficient bone density to support the posts.
Choosing your best fit:
Besides the different types of dentures available, our dentist at Roycrest Dental can craft your custom denture and also make it more affordable for patients who need to fill and restore their beautiful confident smile on a budget. Get in touch with Roycrest Dental and call us now.