Dentures and Partials
Living with multiple missing teeth can be a struggle. Unfortunately, one missing tooth typically leads to more tooth loss, and patients can quickly find themselves in what feels like a hopeless situation.
We want you to know there is hope at McCall Family Dentistry!
There are options to restore multiple missing teeth, and our doctors have decades of experience in helping patients restore their smiles and reclaim their oral health.
What Is a Denture?
For patients with failing teeth or who may already be missing most or all of their teeth, a denture is an ideal option. A denture is a removable appliance designed to replace an entire arch of missing teeth. It relies on a snug fit, suction, and sometimes a dental adhesive to stay in place.
While a denture does take some time to get used to at first, most patients appreciate the way it immediately restores their smile and changes the appearance of their face. You’ll still need to visit McCall Family Dentistry once a year or so after you start wearing your dentures because they may need to be relined periodically to ensure a good fit.
What Is a Partial?
A partial denture is a good option for patients who still retain a large number of healthy teeth. Partials are also removable and fit much like a retainer. They use your healthy teeth as anchors for a metal clasp. Custom-designed prosthetic teeth fill in the open spaces just like puzzle pieces to naturally complete your smile. Partials restore function to your teeth, so you’ll be able to eat, chew, talk, and smile normally again.
Our doctors combine both their skill and artistry to ensure that your partial restores not only function, but also beauty to your smile. We work with the best dental laboratories to ensure that it looks natural and complements your existing teeth.
Implant-Supported Dentures and Partials
Dental implants can also be used to support dental prosthetics such as bridges, dentures, and partials. Implants are strategically placed into your bone, and Dr. Jim or Dr. Ryan designs your new prosthetic to snap into the implants.
Implants offer a more secure fit for dentures than ever before so there is no slippage when you talk or eat. Implants also help to maintain the health of your bone and ensure the longevity of your denture.
If you’re living with multiple missing teeth, don’t give up hope. The first place to start is a consultation with one of our doctors to determine which replacement option best suits your needs. We’ll create a plan designed to restore your teeth while meeting your goals for your lifestyle and budget.
Contact our office today to schedule your consultation.