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I need dentures! What’s involved?

I need dentures! What’s involved?

You just found out that you’ll need dentures! Chances are that you have a lot of questions and concerns given you’ve probably heard the “the good, the bad, and the ugly” stories from friends and relatives who wear dentures. Where do you start? Getting dentures can be an anxiety-ridden process, but it doesn’t have to be. The more information you gather, the better you’ll feel about your decision. Find out your options There are basically three types of denture solutions: Partial Dentures Implant Dentures Full Dentures A variety of denture designs are available, ranging from types that rely on fit and bonding or the more stable category of fixed prosthodontics, such as Implant Dentures. Partial Dentures For patients who still have some teeth remaining, a Removable Partial Denture (RPD) is generally an option. This person usually desires to have replacement teeth for function, aesthetic reasons, or for both looks and function. And they can’t have a bridge, maybe due to lack of teeth needed to support a bridge or due to financial considerations, so a RPD is a solution for them. Patients with partial dentures can take them out and put them back in without professional help. This is in contrast to a “fixed” prosthesis, which should only be removed by a dental professional. Implant Dentures For patients who have significant bone loss or who want the added convenience and function of a stabilized prosthetic, an Implant Denture is the closest to real teeth you can get. Dental implants are small screws that are similar to the roots of teeth. They are placed into the jaw bones, and can be used to...
How modern are dentures? Take a look back

How modern are dentures? Take a look back

If you take a look back at the history of dentures, you might be surprised how very little denture technology changed in nearly 2,700 years! The changes were more along the lines of the materials used, rather than the technology.

Welcome to our clinic!

Welcome to our clinic!

Welcome! It started with a small clinic– called the AvaDent Denture Clinic– we started offering a new digital technology that allows us to make dentures that are more comfortable, fit better and resulted in happier patients!