Like so many other advances in dental technology, dentures have undergone many improvements over the past several years. If you are missing several teeth – or if you need to have your teeth extracted – dentures can definitely improve the quality of your life.
And there’s more good news – today’s dentures are more durable, more comfortable, and generally better fitting that dentures from years ago. We are pleased to offer both full and partial dentures to our patients from throughout the Austin, TX, area.
What You Should Know about Dentures
Generally speaking, dentures come in two varieties: full sets and partial sets. A partial set of dentures consists of artificial teeth that are connected to a wire frame.
The partial is usually secured inside a patient’s mouth by being anchored to existing teeth.
A full set of dentures consists of a full set of upper and lower teeth that are attached to a top plate and a bottom plate.
As you can imagine, a proper fit is crucial when it comes to a full set of dentures. Dr. Miller and his staff have several years of experience in fitting patients will dentures, and can ensure that they fit as snugly and as comfortably as possible.
What’s Involved in Getting a New Set of Dentures
Your new set of dentures – whether a partial or a full set – will be custom made to fit your mouth perfectly. Your dentist is make certain that the dental appliances are comfortable, fit well, and that your bite is in correct alignment after you are fitted with your new dentures. If you need to have your teeth extracted, Dr. Miller will make an impression of your existing teeth before beginning your extractions. That impression will be made to create your dentures. After that, he will perform the extractions a few at a time, allowing enough time between visits for your gums to heal thoroughly. Once your gums are completed healed, Dr. Miller will fit you with your new set of dentures.
Contact Our Office Today
To find out more information about dentures, or to schedule an appointment, call our Austin, TX, office today.