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Dentures and Partials – Ken Caryl, CO

Reliable and Effective Way to Restore Smiles

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Dentures in Ken Caryl and partials have given patients a reason to smile for years. As one of the most effective ways to restore smiles, advancements in dentistry have made them more comfortable and reliable, generating greater patient satisfaction as a result. At Blue Sage Dental, Dr. Kutis and her team will work hard to ensure the restoration you receive is one you are pleased with and proud to wear. If you’re ready to begin the discussion about receiving full or partial dentures for your smile, contact us to schedule an appointment today!

What is a Full Denture?

Full dentures

A full denture is designed to replace a patient’s full arch of teeth. Whether it is the top, bottom, or both, these prosthetics can restore the look of a patient’s smile. The process of creating a full dentures includes using an acrylic gum-colored base and artificial replacement teeth, which are attached to the base. These will look completely natural, and if the patient has any regular teeth remaining, we will match the color, size, and shape to ensure a beautifully blended smile.

If a patient needs a top denture, it will cover the entire roof of the mouth; however, if a bottom one is needed, it will arrive in the shape of a horseshoe. This is to allow plenty of room for the tongue.

When placing your dentures, your dentist in Ken Caryl will instruct you to use your own natural suction to hold them in place, but, you may also wish to purchase some dental adhesive to add another level of security.

What is a Partial Denture?

Partial dentures

Partial dentures in Ken Caryl are beneficial to patients who have multiple missing teeth, but they are scattered along an arch. Some people worry that because their missing teeth aren’t next to each other that there is no viable solution, but with a partial, a restored smile is possible.

Designed and created in the same way as a full denture, the only difference is that instead of natural suction holding in place, metal clasps are attached to healthy teeth. This secures the denture in place and works like a puzzle piece.

What Are the Benefits of Partial and Full Dentures?

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It’s always best to understand exactly what benefits you’ll be receiving with a particular type of treatment before moving forward. Should you opt for partial or full dentures, you can expect:

  • Improved facial appearance
  • Increased self-confidence
  • Few restrictions regarding foods to eat
  • Affordability

What Are Implant-Retained Dentures?

An implant-retained denture

If you are looking for a more stable solution, you will be happy to learn that we offer implant-retained dentures. Using titanium posts that are surgically placed into the jawbone, your dentist will secure the denture into place by connecting it to the implants.

Not only does this improve and restore the look of your smile, but it also restores the entire tooth structure by mimicking the tooth’s root.

What Are the Benefits of an Implant-Retained Denture?

An implant-retained denture

While there are plenty of benefits to traditional dentures, the number grows larger with implant-retained dentures. If you’re preparing to inquire more information about this superior, permanent solution, here are a few extra benefits to consider:

  • Improved functionality while eating, speaking, and chewing
  • A longer-lasting restoration that can have you enjoying your smile for decades or even a lifetime
  • No restrictions regarding the types of food you choose to eat
  • No chance for decay
  • Improved oral health because of bone stimulation
  • Restored bite strength
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