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Posts for: April, 2016

By Constance E. Smith, D.D.S.
April 04, 2016
Category: Oral Health
Tags: dentures  

How the right denture can make all the difference in your smile

Everyone deserves a great smile, right? You’re wondering how you can smile again because you are missing your teeth. You can get Denturesyour smile back with the right denture. In fact, you can achieve a brilliant beautiful smile. The right denture is one of the most important decisions you will make about how you look and feel, so don’t make the decision alone. Dr. Constance Smith, your family and cosmetic dentist in Jackson, Michigan wants to help you make the right decision.

Your goals with a denture are simple; you want your denture to look great and fit well. The perfect denture will allow you to eat the foods you love and have confidence when you speak. You need to know the denture looks natural and won’t move around. When you visit Dr. Constance Smith, you will receive state-of-the-art care and get the denture you want.

Dr. Constance Smith wants you to know you have a variety of denture options to choose from depending on your needs and budget. You can choose from:

  • Immediate dentures- created to replace a complete arch of teeth, upper or lower or both; these dentures are placed immediately after tooth extraction, which means you won’t have to live without teeth. You can have a full set of teeth immediately. As your tissue heals, more permanent conventional dentures can be made for you.
  • Conventional dentures- also created to replace an entire arch of teeth, upper or lower or both; these dentures are made after your tissue has healed completely. Conventional dentures take between 6 to 8 weeks and have the advantage of not having two dentures made.
  • Overdentures- created to fit over any remaining tooth roots or over implants; these dentures have the advantage of “locking in place” over supportive tooth roots or implants. Overdentures can also help to preserve the bone in your jaw, giving you a more youthful look and rounding out your face.
  • Removable partials- created to replace a few teeth and not an entire arch; these appliances clasp onto adjacent teeth.

The right denture can give your smile back and more. You will have increased confidence and enhanced self-esteem with the right denture. But don’t go see just anyone, you need the best. That’s why you should call Dr. Constance Smith, your family and cosmetic dentist in Jackson, Michigan. Call her today and get your smile back!