If you are looking to replace all or several of your teeth, dentures are a great option.
Dr. Lopez Bhushan can create either partial or full removable dentures. Dr. Lopez Bhushan can create either partial or full removable dentures. At Glorious Smiles in Flower Mound, TX, we can help you determine whether partial or full dentures is the best solution.
Below is the difference:
Full dentures replace your entire lower and upper arch
Partial dentures work differently, and use your remaining teeth as support
After Dr. Lopez Bhushan and you speak, she can help you determine what is the best solution and design dentures for your individual needs. Make an appointment with Dr. Lopez Bhushan to get more information about dentures.
Dentures are best for patients that are missing all or most of their teeth. Other good candidates for dentures are patients that have several shifting and rotting teeth. At your initial consultation with Dr. Lopez Bhushan, can assess your needs and determine whether full or partial dentures are the right solution for you.
What to Expect
Prior to an extraction Dr. Lopez Bhushan will take an impression for a study model of your teeth. Impressions are taken so your dentures will fit perfectly. After, Dr. Lopez Bhushan will perform an extraction on any remaining or remnant teeth before impressions are taken. If you are receiving partial dentures, Dr. Lopez Bhushan will color them so they blend with your remaining teeth.
Dentures do take a bit of time to get adjusted to. With time, you will be able to speak and eat normally. However, if your dentures still feel loose or awkward, bring them back to Glorious Smiles in Flower Mound, TX will work to ensure they fit right. Taking care of your dentures is very important to keeping them clean and preventing them from drying out. Before you got to bed you need to soak them to prevent them from drying out. Additionally you will need to clean your dentures with a toothbrush two times a day. Custom dentures can last for several years if they are taken care of properly and cleaned. Even though you have dentures, you should visit Dr. Lopez Bhushan twice a year for cleanings and examinations so she can monitor the fit and condition of your dentures.
Insurance usually covers some of the expenses related to dentures. Glorious Smiles in Flower Mound, TX can talk to your insurance provider to understand your personal costs. Even if insurance doesn’t cover your dentures, Dr. Lopez Bhushan accepts several payment methods, including low-interest medical financing.