Dentures Dentist In Baytown, TX
Removable Dentures and Partials
If you’re missing one or several teeth, dentures are one of the most effective ways to get back your chewing ability and eat the foods you love. A denture also improves your smile’s appearance and facial profile. Your Baytown, TX dentist recommends a partial denture for patients with some natural teeth remaining and the complete type for patients missing all of their teeth.
For maximum comfort and stability, dental implants can anchor a partial or complete denture. An implant-supported denture is incredibly stable, and require no adhesive or cutting down of healthy teeth. Consider this option if stability and value are your top priorities.
A partial denture consists of a gum-colored acrylic base and acrylic or ceramic replacement teeth. A partial denture can fill gaps in the mouth and are anchored in place by your natural teeth. If you want a more stable and comfortable fit, the partial can be fixed in place by crowns that are capped over natural teeth on either side of the space.
A complete denture replaces all the natural teeth in an entire upper or lower arch. Like partials, a full denture consist of resin or ceramic replacement teeth that rest on an acrylic base. A complete denture can be placed right after your remaining teeth are extracted (immediate) or once your gums have healed completely (conventional). An immediate denture will allow you to have replacement teeth right away, but the appliance must be adjusted or replaced once the gums heal and shrink.