Dentures are removable dental appliances used to replace missing or gapped tooth or teeth and help restore your smile to a beautiful and healthy one. Dentures can be either full or partial, meaning they can replace all your teeth or some or a few teeth. Depending on the dentures you need, they will be custom-made to fit your mouth and visually match your teeth. Dentures may feel uncomfortable or awkward for some days, but you will get used to them with time.
Dentures were initially made from plastic or porcelain, but the modern ones are now made from resin. Unlike your natural teeth, the material is fragile and can therefore chip or crack easily if dropped or otherwise uncared for. It also wears off quickly, and some should replace them after every five years.
Besides replacing your missing tooth, dentures have the following benefits:
Dentures come in different types depending on which you want. We have the following types of dentures available at Rusholme Family Dentistry.
Complete dentures replace your teeth. They are placed within 8-12 weeks after your teeth have been extracted.
These dentures are made of acrylic material and cover some of your teeth. a pink-colored base attached to a metal piece holds the denture in the mouth. They are convenient and removable, meaning you can take them out any time you want.
Custom dentures are more expensive because they are made of a material that looks at your teeth and gives you a natural-looking smile. You can see them before they are completed.
Like natural teeth, dentures should also be taken care of very well, including cleaning them and storing them very well. Your dentist in Little Italy will advise you take care of them by
If you are looking for a dentist in Downtown Toronto. Visit Rusholme Family Dentistry. We have a prosthodontist who will fix your missing tooth with dentures. We also offer other cosmetic dental services, including teeth whitening, dental veneers, composite bonding, or dental bonding. Call us today and book an appointment.