Wondering what type of materials are used to make dentures? Also known as dental prosthesis and false teeth, dentures are necessary for those who are missing some or all of their teeth. A healthy mouth is one that has a full set of teeth, making it necessary for those who are missing teeth to learn…
Are You Tired of Wearing Dentures? Try Dental Implants
Dental implants are an ideal solution for anyone that is tired of dentures and ready to change their life. While most people do not consider the impact that tooth loss will have, teeth play an essential role in the ability to enjoy life without restrictions. Teeth make it possible to speak clearly, smile with confidence and eat all of your favorite foods. Replacing damaged teeth is crucial for the quality of life. However, the way that you replace the teeth also matters.
We treat a lot of patients looking for an alternative to dentures because they are tired of dealing with teeth that feel loose or uncomfortable. For some people, the fear of their dentures coming loose is so high that they no longer dine out with friends or eat in public. If you are in a situation where your dentures are impacting your daily decisions, we highly recommend that you call our office at (914) 769-1816 and schedule an appointment to find out if implants are right for you.
Some benefits of dental implants
For anyone who wants replacement teeth that look like natural teeth, implants are the solution. To create new teeth, we will need to make an impression of the patient's teeth. We will also take measurements and the shading of the teeth using a shade card.
We will send this information to the lab to create dental crowns (new teeth) that look completely natural and blend in with the patient's surrounding ones. The results are so spectacular that even the patient will have a difficult time telling the difference between the natural teeth and implants.
For replacement teeth that function as well as natural teeth, patients need dental implants. The reason that replacement teeth have the same functionality as natural teeth are that we surgically place the implants. In this procedure, we implant a titanium post under the gums and secure it to the jawbone. Titanium is a metal that the body treats like natural matter. Over a few months, the implant and jawbone will fuse together through the process of osseointegration.
As a result, the implant will be as secure and sturdy as a natural tooth. Simultaneously, the implant will provide the jawbone with much-needed stimulation to prevent resorption. When it comes to quality of life, this process allows the patient to bite into a crunchy green apple, chew a big steak, and eat a favorite trail mix without worrying about the teeth.
Partial dentures consist of replacement teeth that are attached to a gum-colored plastic base. The base is sometimes attached to the natural teeth using a metal framework that holds it in place in the mouth. They are used to replace one or more missing teeth when the patient still has some natural teeth in their…
Looking for information on flexible partial dentures because you are missing multiple teeth? When you are missing multiple teeth, it not only negatively affects your overall oral health, it also negatively affects your ability to smile with confidence. Missing teeth means that the remaining teeth in your mouth are now jeopardized for two reasons. The…
One of the goals of general dentistry is to help patients defeat and prevent bad breath, which can be difficult to do without the proper precautions in place. By understanding what daily oral care techniques to implement, however, you can effectively avoid bad breath from developing.From dry mouth to eating onions and garlic, bad breath…