You never expected it to happen to you, but you’ve lost several teeth over the years. Maybe, you’re even missing all of them. No matter how many you’ve lost, your quality of life has declined significantly. Not only did you lose your confidence but also your ability to eat many of your favorite foods. You don’t have to live with the changes. You can rebuild a beautiful, functional smile with dentures in Hamden. Although they have a bad reputation for looking and feeling fake, we use the latest advancements in dentistry to create realistic replicas of your own teeth.
We take the time to evaluate your oral health and discuss your preferences to create a customized treatment plan to rebuild your smile. Depending on how many teeth you’re missing, you may need:
If you have lost several teeth, but you still have a few healthy ones remaining, you may be a candidate for a partial. An impression of your mouth is taken to design prosthetic teeth to match the appearance of those you’ve lost to blend in with your natural smile. The prosthetics are attached to a gum-colored base, which has a metal framework. This allows it to clip or clasp to your remaining teeth to hold it in place.
An entire arch of missing teeth is traditionally replaced with a full denture. We take an impression of your mouth to create a custom-fit acrylic base. Your prosthetic teeth are set into the base to mimic those you’ve lost. The arch is held to your gum tissue using suction or an adhesive. Now, new innovations in dentistry have improved the aesthetics and fit of a traditional denture but if you’d prefer something more permanent, ask us about dental implants.
Every tooth in your mouth is invaluable to your oral health and functions. If you’ve lost several teeth, it can harm your dental and general health. Replacing your missing teeth with dentures allows you to enjoy several advantages, including:
You don’t need to struggle with an incomplete smile. You can replace your missing teeth using a convenient and economical solution. Contact our office today to schedule your consultation for dentures. We look forward to reinstating a beautiful, functional smile.