Dentures – Yarmouth, ME

Rebuild Your Beautiful Smile After Tooth Loss

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Did you know that statistically speaking, 69% of American adults have lost a tooth by the time they’re 44 years old, and that 26% lose all their teeth by 74 years old? That means having gaps in your smile is a common problem that you’ll more than likely face at some point. Fortunately, Dr. Huy Nguyen can rebuild your beautiful smile after tooth loss with dentures so that you don’t have to live with the frustration of missing teeth forever. If you have questions or would like additional information, feel free to contact us and we’ll be happy to assist you.

Why Choose Forest Falls Dental for Dentures?

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  • CareCredit Financing Available
  • Patients of All Ages Welcomed

Who is a Good Candidate for Dentures?

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Essentially, anyone who has lost teeth can consider dentures to refill their grin. Before Dr. Nguyen can confirm that you’re a candidate for dentures, he’ll need to have a consultation appointment with you and perform an oral examination. During your visit, he’ll inspect your teeth and gums to ensure there are no areas of tooth decay or gum disease. He’ll also gather information about your medical history and dental needs and build an appropriate treatment plan to meet them.

Types of Dentures

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No two mouths are exactly alike, so there are a few different types of dentures that can restore the functionality and appearance of your smile based on your unique circumstances. Once you’ve had your consultation. Dr. Nguyen will provide his recommendations and answer your questions about the pros and cons of each. Our practice is thrilled to offer these types of dentures:

Partial Dentures

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Partial dentures are used for those who still have natural teeth remaining and don’t need a full set of prosthetics. They consist of a gum-colored acrylic base and the required number of pontics (false teeth) to fill in the gap. They’re usually held in place with metal clasps that anchor to your surrounding teeth. These are not permanent fixtures and can be removed and reinserted for upkeep.

Full Dentures

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Full dentures are the tried-and-true method for restoring an entire mouth full of missing teeth. They’re made from a gum-colored acrylic base that suctions to your gums to hold them in place. Sometimes, though, additional denture adhesive is needed for additional stability. They can be easily taken out for cleaning and maintenance.

Implant Dentures

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Implant dentures are a cross-over between dentures and dental implants. You’ll first have titanium posts surgically inserted into your jawbone. Over a few months, your bone fuses with them through a process known as osseointegration. Then, your dentures will be attached to them for maximum stability. These typically can only be removed by your dentist during checkup appointments.

The Benefits of Dentures

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Some benefits of getting dentures at Forest Falls Dental include:

  • Customizable, life-like materials to enhance your smile’s appearance.
  • A restored chewing capacity that lets you enjoy your favorite foods.
  • The ability to converse and chat with ease.
  • Convenient cleaning. It’s easy to remove your dentures to rinse or brush them.
  • Durable solution that can last 7+ years with the right care.

Call us today and you’ll be on your way to regaining your beautiful smile!