Dentures

One of the most common oral surgical procedures is tooth extraction. Depending on the condition and positioning of the tooth, extractions are categorized into two primary types: simple and complex

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PARTIAL DENTURES

Partial dentures are removable dental appliances designed to replace one or more missing teeth in a patient’s mouth. They are a common solution for individuals who have lost some of their natural teeth due to various reasons, such as tooth decay, gum disease, trauma, or age-related factors

CAST METAL

This type of denture is made using a metal framework. The replacement teeth are attached to this frame. These are long-lasting and quite durable because of the metal base. Some people find them more comfortable because of their thin framework

ACRYLIC

This is a more plastic-like denture, usually pink (to match your gums) with the replacement teeth set into it. They might have small metal clasps to help hold them in place. These are more aesthetic and are less expensive than their metal counterparts

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FULL DENTURES

Full dentures, also known simply as dentures or complete dentures, are removable dental appliances that are used to replace all of the natural teeth in either the upper or lower jaw, or both jaws. They are often used when a patient has lost all of their natural teeth due to factors like tooth decay, gum disease, trauma, or age-related issues. Full dentures are designed to restore the appearance, function, and comfort of the mouth and face for individuals who have lost their natural teeth

STANDARD

A standard denture is a basic removable appliance replacing missing teeth and tissue, with a simple design for functional use. It includes a pink acrylic base and basic artificial teeth, offering affordability but potentially lacking detailed aesthetics

CUSTOM

A custom denture is a personalized removable appliance with improved tooth quality and a wider range of color options. It offers better aesthetics and a more natural appearance compared to standard dentures, but it may come at a higher cost due to the enhanced materials and customization

ULTIMATE

An ultimate denture represents the highest tier of removable dental appliances, featuring the finest tooth quality and premium acrylic materials. These dentures offer superior aesthetics, exceptional durability, and a natural look. However, they generally come with a higher price tag due to the top-notch materials and craftsmanship involved

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DENTURE RELINE

A denture reline is a procedure performed by a dentist or denturist to improve the fit and comfort of removable dentures. Over time, the shape of the jawbone and gums can change, which can lead to dentures becoming loose or uncomfortable to wear. A denture reline involves adding a new layer of material to the underside of the denture base to better match the current contours of the oral tissues, creating a better fit

HARD LAB

A hard lab reline involves replacing the acrylic base of a denture with a rigid material in a dental laboratory, improving its fit and comfort by conforming to the current shape of the jaw and gums. Impressions are taken, old acrylic is replaced, and the finished denture is adjusted for a secure fit. This procedure offers longer-lasting results for individuals experiencing denture looseness due to changes in oral tissues

SOFT TEMPORARY CHAIR SIDE

A soft temporary chairside reline is a quick in-office procedure to enhance the comfort of dentures. A pliable material is applied to the denture’s base, adapting to the gums’ contours for a snug fit. While it provides immediate relief, it’s a short-term solution compared to permanent hard lab relines