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Imagix Dental of Roswell
1345 Hembree Road, Roswell, GA 30076

What Problems Are Dentures Used to Correct?

A denture replaces missing teeth and surrounding gum tissues with artificial teeth and gums attached to a removable plate. A denture can also be fixed in place with implants. If you’d like to learn more about affordable quality dentures, please give us a call today.

What Are the Various Types of Dentures?

There is more than just one type of denture available to you. Some of the options to consider are listed below.

Complete and Partial Dentures

A complete denture, also known as a full denture, is the type of denture used when all the teeth are missing. When some of the natural teeth remain, a partial denture or bridge may be employed. A partial denture is removable, and a bridge is fixed in place.

Flexible Partial Dentures

Unlike a traditional partial denture that has a rigid base made from metal, a flexible partial denture’s base is made from softer material. This material is usually clear and allows the natural color of the gum to show through. A flexible partial denture tends to be more comfortable than the rigid type, an typically doesn’t take as long to get used to wearing it.

Implant-Supported Denture

Classic, full dentures sit on the gums. An implant-supported denture rests on dental implants with the use of special attachments. This type of denture is often used on the lower jaw because it’s more common for there to be more bone loss in the lower jaw than the upper. However, this type of denture can be used in both the upper and bottom jaw.

What Is the Procedure for Getting Dentures?

Whether you need a partial or full denture, your dentist will take measurements and impressions of your mouth for a custom fit. Other characteristics will be recorded, such as the color of your teeth and gums, so that your replacement teeth will be as close a match as possible to your natural smile.

If you are receiving an implant-supported denture, you will get the implants first. Your denture will be made in a laboratory, and then it will be sent to your dentist’s office where you will go for a test fitting. If any adjustments are needed, the denture may be sent back to the lab for corrections. The result should be a comfortable, functional and attractive new smile.

How Much Do Dentures Cost Normally?

How much your denture will cost depends on what type of denture you’re getting and how much preparatory work is required. Regardless of the kind of denture you choose, our team strives to keep our denture prices as low as possible. If you’re looking for affordable quality dentures, contact our office today.

What Is a Soft Reline for Dentures?

If you wear a top or bottom denture that doesn’t feel as comfortable as it used to, it might be time to get them relined. A soft denture reline is a simple process that can be done in-office to improve the fit of your dentures. Using a liquid polymer, the dentist adds a soft, cushiony layer to the gum-hugging portion of your denture.

If you are considering getting dentures in Roswell, contact our office today. Our friendly team can schedule a consultation for you and answer any questions.

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  • Tuesday 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
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  • Monday
    8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Thursday
    8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Friday
    8:00 AM – 2:00 PM

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1345 Hembree Road, Roswell, GA 30076

(678) 274-6989

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