Enjoy the best of life with dentures from Colorado Springs dentist Dr. Tara Pool. New dentures, repairs, full dentures and partials. Most insurance accepted.
Advantages Of Dentures
The most important thing to remember about denture, they are a replacement for not having teeth.They are not a replacement for your teeth. Losing a single tooth is an inconvenience but if you continue to lose teeth, you will find that it becomes harder to enjoy certain foods and speak clearly. After losing a certain number of teeth, you may even find that your facial structure has changed. You look different. You feel different. Your quality of life has declined. It doesn’t have to be that way. Dentures can transform your life for the better.
Because tooth loss typically happens gradually, you don’t notice at first how big of an impact it is having on your day-to-day activities. When you get your first set of well-fitted dentures, you’ll immediately discover that you look better, smile bigger and can finally eat your favorite foods again. All of this happens as soon as you receive your dentures. It’s like night and day and it’s a transformation for the better.
How do you know you are ready for dentures?
Most of the time when a patient contacts a respected Colorado Springs restorative dentist, they have a lot of questions about the process, cost and care of receiving dentures. It’s natural to have a lot of concerns and to be hesitant to make the plunge into full or partial dentures. The important thing is that you feel ready. You know your body best. A good dentist will advise you on what they professionally consider the best and healthiest option for you without pressuring you into making an immediate decision.
Here’s some of the advantages that people find when they receive their new dentures:
I can eat my favorite foods again!
I’m not ashamed of my smile anymore!
I feel more confident & happier!
No more dental pain!
I can’t stop smiling!
No more tooth sensitivity!
If you are suffering from severe tooth loss or tooth decay then it might be time to schedule a consultation with a Colorado Springs dentist to find out if dentures are right for you.
Deciding on dentures
Full or partial dentures?
Similar to bridges, dentures fill the gap left by missing teeth. With a partial set of dentures, the prosthetic teeth are arranged on a metal frame that attaches to a crown on a neighboring tooth. Partial dentures are normally used at the end of a row of teeth or where one tooth serves as an anchor. This can be a good option if you have lost a few teeth but still have good teeth you don’t want removed.
Complete dentures allow individuals who have lost all of their teeth (or have bad decay and need to have the remaining teeth removed) to have a normal and functioning smile. In this case, the complete set is mounted in a plastic form that is molded to match up perfectly with your oral anatomy. A denture adhesive is used to keep teeth in place during the day, but they are completely removable at night.
Dentures may be used on their own or in conjunction with dental implants to give you enhanced function and cosmetic beauty. Most of our patients find that dentures alone are a cost-effective option for aging teeth and gum disease. They can relieve pain, boost confidence and get you feeling better about your dental health.
If your teeth have reached the point where you are considering dentures, we invite you to schedule an appointment with our Colorado Springs restorative dental experts. At Elm Family Dentistry, we will do an assessment of your condition and provide you with options that are tailored to meet your needs.
6475 Wall St Suite 202
Colorado Springs, CO 80918