Dentures are removable prosthetic devices that replace the missing teeth in the mouth. It is customized to fit the unique requirements of each patient. The expert dentists of Twin Cities Dental recommend the correct type of denture for patients after the evaluation of their dental condition.
Advantages of Dentures
- Dentures enhance the appearance of the patient aesthetically.
- It instills oral functionality in the patient.
- The prosthetic device provides support to the facial muscles.
- Dentures help to maintain good oral health.
- It enables the patient to chew their food comfortably.
- The device resolves speech impairment patients experience due to tooth loss.
- Dentures can be removed and worn at the convenience of the patient.
What are the Types of Dentures?
There are two major types of dentures that are offered to the patients at Twin Cities Dental.
Complete Dentures are suitable for patients who have undergone complete loss of the tooth from the upper and lower jawbone. It is a durable solution for patients, which helps to restore functionality to the patient. Complete Dentures also provide support to the facial structure.
It is a type of denture that is preferred for patients who have a couple of teeth missing in their mouth. The dentists fill the gaps created by the loss of teeth by providing customized partial dentures to the patients. It also helps to prevent the natural teeth from shifting into the gaps caused by tooth loss.
The Procedure of Fixing Dentures
The dentist attains the measurements of the teeth and mouth with the help of a digital imaging system. The patient can choose an appropriate color for the denture and can provide suggestions regarding the shape and fitting of the dentures. The measurements are sent to the laboratory for fabrication. A temporary denture is provided to the patient for use.
In the next appointment, the dentist fits the denture onto the gums with the help of suction. The patient can suggest any minor adjustment that needs to be made for the proper fitting of the prosthetic device.
Dentures are an excellent choice for patients who prefer replacement for their missing teeth.
Twin Cities Dental, located in Andover, MN, is equipped with modern technologies that offer the best dental care facilities to patients. Dial (763) 324-0789 or (763) 421-7900 and schedule a consultation with the dentistry to know more about dentures and other dental care services.