At Smiles at Doral, we strive to ensure that you retain all your teeth for life. However, we know that teeth may be lost for a variety of reasons. Not only can missing teeth impact your self-esteem, speech, and enjoyment of eating, they can also cause pain, accelerated decay, gum disease, and movement of other teeth.
There are numerous modern techniques, including dental implants, crowns, and bridges, that may be used to replace missing teeth and restore arch stability and optimum oral function, while also being cosmetically pleasing. One of the most popular and cost-effective options for tooth replacement is dentures.
Dentures are removable replacements for your teeth. They are designed to look and function exactly like your own natural teeth and surrounding gums. In fact, modern-day dentures look very realistic and natural, and they feel comfortable.
Types of Dentures
When all of your teeth are missing, you will need a complete denture to replace them. When only a few of your teeth need to be replaced, you can use a partial denture or overdenture, which can prevent your existing, healthy teeth from shifting after tooth loss.
In addition, there are implant-supported dentures, which fit snuggly onto dental implants but can be removed daily for cleaning.
Dentures are typically fabricated from acrylic resins. However, with the latest advances in cosmetic dentistry, there are a wide variety of materials available for dentures. Dr. Belkis C. Del Puerto at Smiles at Doral can discuss your options with you and help restore your confident smile.
Personalized Restorative Dentistry in Doral, Florida
To schedule a consultation with Dr. Del Puerto, call our Doral office at (305) 597-2227 or you use our convenient online appointment request form to arrange your visit.