Our quality denture services in Coeur d'Alene are designed to provide replacement teeth that fit snugly and give you a confident, healthy and attractive smile. In the past, dentures were regarded simply as an aid to eating. While this is still a crucial consideration, aesthetic appearance and comfort are nowadays also key factors.
Thanks to advances over the last 20 years
There are two types of dentures: full and partial. Both are removable.
Full dentures are used when all the teeth are missing. Immediate full dentures can be fitted as soon as teeth are extracted. This avoids the problem of being without teeth during the healing process. A conventional full denture can be put in place after the gums have healed, which can take weeks or months.
Partial dentures – a non-fixed alternative to dental bridges – are used when you have some teeth left. The replacement teeth are attached to a frame that is connected to your natural teeth.
Making quality dentures takes more skill, time and expense than that involved in producing so-called economy dentures, which can turn out to be uncomfortable through a bad fit.
Our personalized denture services in Coeur d'Alene can solve multiple problems that can arise when teeth are missing.
Our dentures can:
A downside of dentures is that they can tend to shift in your mouth, but most people get used to them after a while.
The majority of people who have lost some or all of their teeth can benefit from our denture services in Coeur d’Alene. Failure to replace missing teeth can have serious repercussions.
If missing teeth are not replaced, the bone that used to surround them can begin to deteriorate. Loss of teeth can also cause a shift of bite force onto remaining teeth, resulting in excessive wear and tear. Over time, remaining teeth can also encroach into gaps left by missing teeth.
Although dentures will have to be replaced eventually, they typically five to 10 years with proper care.
Looking after your dentures
While dentures can never feel exactly like natural teeth, today’s dentures are better looking and more comfortable than ever.
Our denture services in Coeur d’Alene will ensure your dentures will sit properly within your mouth, with minimal slipping, so you can feel confident with everyday activities such as smiling, eating and talking.
However, dentures are not for everyone. We can help you to make an informed decision on whether dentures are right for you. To find out more about our Coeur d’Alene denture services, you can schedule a consultation online or call us on 208-449-0414.