Losing even a single tooth can make life incredibly inconvenient. It can even lead to oral health problems such as an increased risk of gum disease. That’s why if you’re missing teeth, especially most or all of them, you should get them replaced as soon as you can. One easy way to replace all of your missing teeth at once is with dentures in Fresno. Dr. Byron Reintjes can use either full, partial, or implant-retained dentures to give you back the full smile you deserve. To schedule a consultation to determine whether you’re a good candidate for dentures, contact us today!
Arguably the most well-known method of tooth replacement, dentures have been used to restore smiles to full function for centuries. Thanks to the advancements made in modern dental technology, today’s dentures are more comfortable and lifelike than ever before. Depending on your oral health needs, you may receive:
Once your dentist in Fresno has determined that you’re eligible for dentures, we begin the process by performing any tooth extractions that are necessary. We then take impressions of your mouth, which we use to create a mold. This mold is sent to a local dental lab, where they’ll design your new teeth to comfortable fit your mouth. You’ll return to our office a few weeks later to have them fitted.
If you’re getting implant-retained dentures, the process is a little different. The dental implants need to be surgically placed into your jawbone, and then your mouth will need the next three to six months to heal. Once this process of integration is complete, the implants should be more than stable enough to support your full or partial denture.
Some of the numerous benefits you can enjoy by replacing your missing teeth with dentures include: