Could Dentures Help Me?
By TruCare Dental
February 22, 2018
Category: Dental Procedures

Dentures have helped millions of adult Americans who have lost their teeth restore their smiles and their confidence in the way they look.dentures Having a full set of teeth affects everything from your profile to what you can eat on a daily basis. Find out if dentures can help you and know what to expect when you start the process of getting custom dentures made at TruCare Dental in Garland, TX.

Types of Dentures
There are two main types of dentures that dentists can create: complete and partials. Complete or dentures fit over the entire gum line when the patient has a row of missing teeth. The device suctions over the gums tightly and closely resemble the appearance of pink gums and white teeth. Your dentist can fit you with immediate (placed right after tooth extraction) or conventional dentures. Partial dentures are for patients who still have a few strong remaining teeth. Those teeth are used as anchors for the device, which can be designed to fill in multiple spaces. They can be removable or transitional (space maintainers). Some patients have sufficient bone tissue to get implant-supported dentures, which use two or more dental implants as anchors.

How They Can Help You
Dentures will restore your ability to eat your favorite foods. They also will help you pronounce your words more normally—you need your teeth to make certain sounds. Additionally, dentures will help maintain the structure and shape of your jawline and face. Most of all, they will make you feel more comfortable smiling in public again.

The Process of Getting Dentures
Your Garland, TX dentist must take accurate impressions of your gum line and the remaining teeth in your mouth to have a custom denture created for you. After the initial appointment, you’ll return in a few weeks to be fitted with your new device. You'll let your dentist know how it feels, and adjustments will be made if needed.

Restore Your Smile with Dentures
You don't have to keep struggling with the cosmetic and functional problems that come with missing teeth. Consult a dentist at TruCare Dental in Garland, TX about dentures. Call (972) 864-0000 today to schedule your visit with Dr. Truc Le or Dr. Alissa Nguyen.