Should I sleep with my dentures?
It is not advisable to sleep with your dentures at night. It will suffocate your gums and cause poor circulation. Your gums need blood flow to stay healthy.
If my denture is loose should I use a paste or powder to keep it in?
Please see your denturist first and as a last resort paste or powder may be advised.
Do I have a say in what color and shape of tooth I get?
Patients do have a say in the appearance, color, shade and size of the tooth during the wax trying stage. During that appointment, the opinion of the patient is heard.
How often should I get a reline?
It depends on whether the patient has lost any weight, health issues and gum resorption. The gums change over time. We recommend a reline every 1-1/2 to 2 years.
Do you do implants at your office?
The surgery procedure to place the implants is done at the dentist office. During the healing process, the denturist can continue to construct the patient their new set of dentures. Once the healing process is complete, the new dentures can have the attachments placed.
If I have missing teeth, should I consider a partial?
Yes, partial dentures are used to assist patients that have only some natural teeth missing. This will help provide the patient with the ability to function with a full set of teeth, and can also enhance esthetics and help prevent the existing natural teeth from migrating.