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Witzmani Family Dentistry
Witzmani Family Dentistry
Denture Dentist Elmhurst, Queens, New York
What Are Dentures?
Dentures are removable false teeth. Dentures can be partial
replacement or full replacement. Dentures require some getting
used to. New dentures can feel funny for a little while until your
mouth get adjusted to the feel. You will need to practice how to
eat, speak without your dentures falling out. Partial dentures can be made to match your natural tooth color. Daily oral hygiene is
necessary to maintain your dentures. Dentures must be brush
daily. Most insurance carrier covers dentures and if your insurance does not covers dentures our Elmhurst dentist can provide third party financing for you.
The Dentures Process:
Getting dentures take weeks and several visit to the dentist. The
dentist will make an impression of jaw and the spacing between
them. The dentist will then create models in the exact shape and measurement of the dentures to be made. Several testing of the
model will be performed to assess the proper fit. When the
proper fit is attained, the color and the final denture are cast.
Final adjustments will be made as needed.
Dentures vs. Implants
If you do not like dentures, your other option is dental implant.
Dental implant is permanent teeth like your own teeth. Dental
implants are more expensive but the implants feel more real and do not need to be removed. Dental implants are becoming the
newest procedure in dentistry today.
What Dentures Are Made of?
If you and your dentist decide that dentures are for you. Several visit to the dentist or a prosthodontist ( a dentist who specializes
in tooth restoration and replacement) will be necessary in order to complete the denture process. The dentist will decide what type of denture is best for you.
Several Types of Dentures
Complete dentures typical takes between 8 to 12 weeks to be completed after the teeth has been extracted.
Conventional dentures are also be immediate
done in prior visit to your dentist so that you do not have to live without your
teeth during the healing period. The disadvantage of the
immediate dentures is that the denture might need
to be readjusted after the jaw has been healed to fit properly
A bridge is used to replace one or more teeth by placing a
crown onthe teeth at either side. The bridge is then permanently affixed in place. A removal denture consist of
replacement teeth attached to a pink or gum colored plastic
base and is made from acrylic material. It is sometimes
connected to a framework which holds the denture in place
when inserted into the mouth.
changes to fit your needs and recommendation. After you are fully satisfy, the lab will custom finish your dentures in a permanent material base. The advantage of the custom
dentures is that you can create the smile you want.
implant supported denture is an over denture that is
supported by an implant.The dental implant looks more
natural and is more durable.
is more recommended if stability is a factor. Advantages of
snap in denture are:
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Routine Care of Dentures
Over time and as you age, the shape of your mouth changes, your dentures will need to be remade. Routine visit to the dentist is also necessary to keep your mouth and gum healthy while wearing.
Daily Dental Hygiene for your Dentures
When caring for your dentures, stand over a towel just in case the dentures fall. It would prevent the dentures of getting crack if fall.
- Placed dentures in the denture solution when not wearing them to prevent drying out.
- Brush at least twice a day as you would your
- normal teeth. This would prevent the dentures from getting stain and prevent plaque buildup.
- Brush your own gum, teeth, and gum before inserting the dentures.
Our Elmhurst dentist performs all types of dentures. Give us a call at 718-305-1956 so you can get started right away.