Dentures are removable false teeth that are custom-designed to fit your mouth. They are an extremely affordable option for replacing multiple teeth that may be missing from gum disease, tooth decay, or injury. You might be a good candidate for dentures if you’re missing multiple teeth.
There are alternatives to dentures — such as implants or bridges — but they are more expensive, and may not be the best solutions for your situation. Existing systemic disease, bone architecture, and periodontal disease all contribute to whether removable dentures are the best choice for you.
Our dentures will closely match the color of real teeth, so there isn’t a significant difference in appearance. By filling in gaps in teeth, dentures can also improve the look of your smile.
Other benefits of dentures include:
Dentures also last a long time – usually 5-7 years. They usually need to be replaced because of natural changes over time to the face, jawbones, and gums, or if the dentures become loose for any reason. Your 6-month regular exam will give us the opportunity to check for any issues.
There are two types of dentures:
Both our complete and partial dentures start with a series of impressions and proceed through a series of 6 appointments to achieve the very best fit, function, and esthetics.
You’re in good hands! We work closely and exclusively with the highly trained and gifted Signature Department at Edmonds Dental Prosthetics. Dr. Sutherland is also the first clinician in the US certified by the Swiss School of Prosthodontics.