Open for Emergency Dental Care

To ensure the safety of our patients and team members, and in compliance with federal and state recommendations, we are postponing all non-essential dental procedures due to the coronavirus outbreak. We will continue to be available for patients who need emergency care as determined by our doctors. If you are experiencing dental pain or infection, or otherwise believe you require emergency dental care, please contact us. Your health, and the health of our team members, remains our top priority. Please note that hours may vary at some practices. We appreciate your patience and understanding.  

Do I Need A New Denture?

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Getting a new denture is a very important decision. When someone has worn a denture for many years it feels very natural. The thought of replacing it is very scary for many people. There are several questions that come to mind when considering replacing your existing denture.

Why should I get my denture replaced?

Over time the jaw bone dissolves slowly and a gap is created between the old denture and the gums. As this gap gets bigger the body fills it in with inflamed tissue. The denture also moves more which can create sores. Both of these situations can lead to pathological changes such as tissue overgrowth and possibly oral cancer.

Will my new denture fit as well as my old one?

Wearing your old denture is like wearing a comfortable pair of shoes. They might be old and worn but you are used to them. There are several techniques that can be used to make your new dentures feel and look like your old denture.

It is always a good idea to discuss your concerns with your dentist before making a new denture. They need to know what you like and don’t like about your old denture so they can copy what you like and change what you don’t.

Schedule a Consultation Today

If you’re concerned about needing a new denture, don’t hesitate to give us a call! Any of our offices will be happy to set up a consultation with you, where we can discuss your concerns and help fit you with the perfect denture. Looking forward to hearing from you!

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