Gentle Dental at Jefferson Avenue
529 E Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226

Dentures in Downtown Detroit, MI

What Is a Denture?

Dentures are artificial teeth that are custom-made to fit your bite. A denture replaces natural teeth that you’ve lost or had extracted. A denture not only improves the appearance of your smile, but it also helps to maintain the structure of the mouth. If you’re looking for affordable quality dentures, you probably have a few questions about them. Please contact us for more information.

Are There Many Types of Dentures?

There is a range of denture styles to choose from, and each one has its own unique benefits. Our dentists can help you choose the denture that is best for you. Here are some of the types of dentures that are available.

Full and Partial Dentures

A full denture is designed to take the place of a full set of teeth. A partial denture is worn to fill in gaps in your smile where you’re missing some of your teeth. Either type of denture can be removable or fixed in place. A fixed partial denture is typically what’s known as a bridge. Whether you choose a full or partial denture, you’ll have a choice of exactly what subtype you’ll receive.

Flexible Partial Denture

A partial denture that is flexible can provide more comfort than a denture with a rigid metal base. A flexible partial denture usually doesn’t have metal clasps that cover the remaining teeth, giving the wearer a more natural look. Most flexible denture bases will visually blend in with your smile.

Implant-Supported Denture

You may decide to get an implant-supported denture so that your denture will be held securely in place during wear. This type of denture is removable, but the denture has an attachment on it that secures it to the implant. With this kind of dental appliance, you don’t have to worry about your denture coming loose when you’re talking or eating.

What Are All on Four Dentures?

For patients who need a full denture for the upper or lower teeth, these dentures can be an attractive and affordable option. This procedure uses four dental implants to support a full arch of replacement teeth and is considered less invasive than traditional full-mouth dental implant procedures. To find out more about this technology and whether you are a candidate for it, please call our office today.

Getting Dentures: Does It Take a Long Time?

The process for getting dentures varies from patient to patient, but in every case, your dentist will thoroughly examine your gums and jawbone. If you have remaining natural teeth that are in poor condition, they will be extracted. Then, an impression will be taken of your mouth and gums so that your dentures will have a precise fit. Once you receive your dentures, they’ll be tested for fit and will be adjusted for correctness and comfort.

What Will My Dentures Cost?

Dentures prices vary widely, depending on the time needed to fabricate each denture, the cost of the materials and the style of denture you select. We aim to provide affordable quality dentures for our patients. After you meet with a dentist for an evaluation, we can provide you with a detailed estimate that shows your anticipated cost.

Why Get a Soft Reline for Dentures?

Most dentists recommend that patients have the underside of their denture relined if it begins to fit less comfortably over time. A soft denture reline tends to feel more comfortable than a hard reline and can provide relief from denture pain or soreness.

If you’re looking for dentures in Downtown Detroit that are attractive, comfortable and well-fitting, contact our office today. We look forward to restoring your smile.

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