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 in Indianapolis, IN 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.
"Very nice, friendly folks at Martin Dentistry. Although, going to the dentist isn’t always fun - it’s helpful to go to a place where they are thorough, caring, and friendly.Dr. Lindsey Garrison & her dental hygienists have been so nice and have explained everything to me very thoroughly. I appreciate them and all of their hard work!!"- A.D. / Yelp / Sep 06, 2022
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"outstanding customer service when icalled about a new patient dental emergency - Ashely S was amazing and they fit my son in same day. Ive been a patient for years and appreciate their attention to detail care and concern for the patient"- N.M. / Yelp / Oct 10, 2023
"Great practice, fantastic people."- J.G. / Google / Sep 22, 2023
"Martin Dentistry nails the line between a friendly, almost-familial atmosphere and efficient professionalism. The staff are all pleasant to work with and visits always run on time. I’ve never felt like I was getting nagged about flossing (even though I probably need to more often). The rooms are themed and fun, bringing just a little more joy to what would usually be a fairly unpleasant visit. It’s hard to wax poetic about a dentist office, but this place is as good as it gets."- I.L. / Google / Jun 26, 2023
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.