Dentures in Tyler

Despite your best efforts, tooth loss has occurred. Whether due to disease, trauma, or an extraction, your quality of life has now declined. Along with your teeth, you have lost your confidence and your ability to chew many of your favorite foods. Now, you have multiple solutions available to replace your missing teeth with dentures in Tyler. Although they have a bad reputation for looking fake, rest assured that new advancements in dentistry allow them to look and function closely to your natural teeth.

Partial Dentures

A partial denture is used to fill the space of several missing teeth. It features prosthetic teeth that are attached to a gum-colored base and a metal framework. Clasps or clips are used to hold it in place using your adjacent teeth.

Complete Dentures

If you are missing all your natural teeth on the top or bottom arch, you will need a complete set of dentures. This involves a custom-made arch that holds the prosthetic teeth. The base will be made to match your gum color while being held in place using a denture adhesive.

Complete Your Smile Today

The process to complete your smile will take about three to six weeks. If you have recently had teeth extracted, you will first need a temporary denture to allow your gum tissue to heal. Then, you will begin the first phase of treatment, which involves taking impression of the jaw to measure the space in your mouth.

Using the impressions, a mold is made to fit the exact shape of your dentures to allow you to try it out. In addition, it will match the color and size you need prior to creating your permanent one. After all of the specifics are in place, your final denture is cast, and the necessary adjustments will be made to ensure a comfortable fit.

Now that your new smile is in place, it will take a couple of days to get used to the feel; however, you will be able to chew and speak with ease in no time. To help protect your new smile, it is best to take the time to properly clean your dentures each day. In addition, maintain your regular dental appointments every six months.

Invest in Your Smile

Dentures have been used for well over 100 years to replace missing teeth because they are affordable and convenient. You will make a true investment in your smile and quality of life when choosing to complete your smile.

If you are concerned about the cost, Gentle Dental Care offers various online specials to help stay within your budget. In addition, we work with many insurance companies to help you maximize the value of your coverage to prevent an unexpected bill. Should there be any out-of-pocket expense, we offer payment options and accept third-party financing with CareCredit.

Smile Confidently Today!

If you are ready to improve your quality of life, it is time to regain your confidence with Tyler dentures. Contact Gentle Dental Care today to schedule your consultation for a new smile.

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Dr. Keith O. Gerber Dr. Keith O. Gerber at Gentle Dental Care in Tyler, TX offers General, Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry. (903) 581-8882 gerberdental@suddenlinkmail.com