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What are All the Different Types of Dentures?

Dentures are removable dental appliances designed to restore one or more missing teeth. They consist of a gum-coloured acrylic base that sits directly on your gums, and which supports the replacement denture teeth. Full, Immediate or Partial Dentures Dentures can be full, meaning they will restore an entire arch of teeth. You might also hear full dentures being called complete dentures and they can be used to restore just a single upper or lower arch, or both arches. Just make it even more confusing, complete or full dentures can be called conventional, or they can be immediate dentures. Immediate Dentures Immediate dentures are very useful because they are made before teeth are removed and are worn immediately afterwards until your gums have healed. This means you needn’t worry about being left without teeth after having your natural teeth removed. The reason for supplying immediate dentures in Newcastle is because during…

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Mar 15, 2019 by
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What are the Choices for Replacing a Front Tooth?

Losing any teeth is distressing, but it can seem worse when it is a highly visible front tooth. Luckily, there are several solutions, so no matter your needs or budget, we can make sure your smile and your ability to eat comfortably is soon restored. Your choices include a denture, dental bridge or a dental implant. Denture A one-tooth denture or dental flipper is the most cost-effective solution for restoring a missing front tooth. It is also the least invasive treatment which can be appealing for anyone with dental anxieties or phobias. A one-tooth denture has a gum-coloured acrylic base that rests on the gums, and it supports the denture tooth. The range of denture teeth is enormous, and our dentist in Bowmanville can help you choose a tooth that will blend in beautifully with your existing teeth. Despite the ease of treatment, a one-tooth denture is frequently regarded as…

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Feb 15, 2019 by
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Comparing Dentures with Implant-Supported Dentures

Conventional dentures can replace multiple missing teeth, or entire arches of teeth. Lots of people choose dentures because the procedure to fabricate them is straightforward and doesn’t require any type of surgery. Dentures have an acrylic gum coloured base that supports the denture teeth. These days, the range of denture teeth available is enormous! Enjoy Having Custom-Made Dentures That Look and Feel Great Here at West Bowmanville Family Dental, we are highly experienced in providing well-fitting dentures, custom-designed to deliver excellent aesthetics and which provide good functionality. Before we design your denture, our dentist in Newcastle will spend some time with you to understand your aims and desires for treatment. Your denture is constructed to ensure your facial muscles are correctly supported, preventing that collapsed-in appearance that is quite common after tooth loss but can be prematurely ageing. We take the time to ensure the correct type of teeth are…

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Aug 31, 2018 by
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Tooth Loss and Your Options for Replacing Teeth

Tooth loss is always upsetting, and you can rest assured that here at West Bowmanville Family Dental, we will always try very hard to save your natural teeth. Removing them is the last option! However, if you do lose teeth, then it’s crucial to think about how best to replace them. There are several different methods of tooth replacement including dental bridges using your existing natural teeth for support, full or partial dentures, or you may want to consider implant-supported teeth. Dental implants can hold single dental crowns, bridges and even full dentures, so treatment is very versatile! Dental Bridges A conventional dental bridge is supported by your natural teeth adjacent to the gap. Usually, it’s necessary to use one tooth either side for support and these teeth are ground down so they can be covered with dental crowns. The dental crowns are attached to the replacement teeth, creating a…

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Aug 3, 2018 by
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Missing a Single Tooth? Five Reasons for Choosing Dental Implants

Lots of people have already lost a single tooth or know that one of their teeth has begun to fail and that it might not be possible to save it. When you lose even just one tooth, it is crucial to replace it. Otherwise, it could negatively impact your remaining teeth. Here at West Bowmanville Family Dental, we fully understand that any tooth loss is upsetting which is why removing a tooth is always the last possible option to be suggested by our dentist. When someone is facing tooth loss, then we will always sit down with them to discuss suitable options for its replacement. While dental bridges are one choice, the most modern solution is to choose dental implants in Courtice. Listed below are five reasons why dental implants are worth considering. 1.    Dental Implants Protect Your Jawbone Even when you lose a single tooth, it will affect your…

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Apr 20, 2018 by
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