Missing teeth can not only lead to issues in self-confidence and comfort in daily life, but they can also cause more serious problems if left untreated. A few missing teeth can be replaced with a dental bridge or implant, but when all of your teeth are missing, you may want to consider natural looking dentures.
Patients who want to restore and protect their smile without a more invasive restoration will find relief with Dr. Mukesh Patel at Ontario Dental Center in Ontario, CA. He can help design a perfect set of natural-looking dentures to replace your missing teeth and build-up your gums, restoring the form and function of your smile.
Your teeth work in conjunction with one another, supporting your jaw over the course of your life. As age or trauma may lead to missing or removed teeth, that balance can become compromised. If you’re missing many teeth, your jaw can start to shift or “collapse” with time. To preserve your jaw’s natural shape and the appearance of your smile, it’s important to consider if restorations like dentures might be right for you.
Dentures are an affordable, popular option for restoring missing teeth. They are specifically designed to fit your mouth, restoring function and protecting your jaw from collapse.
Dr. Patel will begin with a comprehensive examination, learning the function and feel of your jaw and what needs to be restored. He’ll use state-of-the-art imaging technology to develop a blueprint for dentures that are custom-made for your mouth.
Once those dentures are ready, you’ll go over daily use and how to keep them clean and healthy. You’ll use a special bond to keep them in place and clean them in a special dental solution overnight.
In addition to protecting your jaw, dentures can improve your ability to: