About Removable Dentures
Patients may lose teeth due to oral diseases, decay, or trauma, but custom dentures can be made to allow the patient restore the function and appearance of their mouth and teeth. Depending on the patient's needs, Drs. Martin, Martin, and Marshall of Martin Dentistry in Indianapolis can creates custom dentures for both the upper and lower teeth (called complete dentures) or partial dentures (also called overdentures) to replace some, but not all of the teeth. Martin Dentistry offers both removable dentures that can be taken out as needed or implant dentures that are anchored into the jaw. All dentures from Martin Dentistry are custom made with high quality materials and adjusted for a proper fit and bite.
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What to Expect
Removable dentures are usually completed in 2-5 appointments with the dentist. Once the mouth is prepared for the dentures, the dentist will take molds of the patient’s mouth to send to the dental laboratory. While the custom dentures are being made, the patient will be given a set of temporary dentures to wear. Once the dentures are returned to the dentist, the patient will return to have their new dentures fitted and learn about proper denture care. The patient may need to return in 2-4 weeks so the dentist can re-check the fit of the dentures and the patient’s bite.
Removable dentures will need to be cleaned frequently, following the care instructions provided by the dentist. With proper care, removable dentures usually last 2-10 years. Patients should continue to schedule annual dental exams so the dentist can check the gums, any remaining teeth, and the condition of the dentures.
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Comfortable and Functional
If you are missing some or all of your teeth, consider removable dentures to restore your smile and the function of your teeth. With removable dentures, from Martin Dentistry you can smile and eat with confidence.