- Category: Restorative Dentistry
Denture Placement and Preparation
During your denture consult, name ( Dentist) will evaluate your gums and bone structure to properly devise the best treatment plan to meet your specific needs. Bony ridges in the mouth can sometimes interfere with the denture’s stability. In these cases, oral surgery is performed to refine these edges. In other cases, remaining teeth must first be extracted before the denture can be placed. name ( Dentist)s will discuss these determining factors with you and how they pertain to your individual case. Impressions will then be taken of your teeth and gums to reveal each crevice and ridge within your mouth to ensure the best and most comfortable fit for your dentures. In the event that extractions are necessary, a temporary denture will be placed to allow the extraction sites to properly heal and provide a more esthetic appearance for your smile. If the ridges within your mouth change during your healing process, the temporary denture can easily be modified while waiting for the final results. The temporary denture will be made of a shade that closest matches your teeth so that it will provide you with a natural looking appearance.