Age, poor oral hygiene, trauma, and illness can all lead to dental problems including tooth loss. Tooth loss disrupts the natural balance, function, and appearance of the smile. Without teeth, bone loss occurs affecting the patient’s facial appearance. At Radiant Smiles Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, we offer full and partial dentures for patients in Pineville.
When it comes to dentures, many people remember their grandparents’ dentures sitting in a glass of water or moving around in their mouths. It is time to change that misconception! Denture technology has vastly improved so patients can eat, speak, and smile with confidence in their newly restored smiles.
Dentures replace missing teeth. The type of dentures used depends on the patient’s needs. A consultation with our dental team helps determine the quality of your current teeth, if extractions are necessary, and which denture option is best for you. The goal is to maintain the health and integrity of your mouth.
Full dentures replace an entire arch of teeth. Patients may need just the top arch, bottom arch, or both. With advancements in denture technology, dentures look and function like natural teeth. Full dentures are often an affordable option to replace an entire arch of missing teeth.
Partial dentures replace some of the teeth, not an entire arch. They are supported by the adjacent teeth which anchor the denture into place. A full denture snaps into place over the jaw, but a partial denture attaches to the surrounding teeth with clasps. This keeps the denture in place so it does not slip or move around in the mouth.
Although the goal is to preserve the natural teeth for as long as possible, tooth loss does occur. When this happens, dentures offer a number of smile restoration benefits including:
Now you can smile confidently with dentures! At Radiant Smiles Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, we strive to create properly fitting dentures for patients in Pineville.
Get the radiant smile you deserve with our dental restoration options. Ask us about dental implants, dental crowns and bridges, and full or partial dentures. Schedule your consultation with our professional team today!