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Dentures Bremerton WA




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Dental Dentures in Bremerton, WADentures are a commonly used dental appliance in older patients. We various styles of dentures, including partial, full, and Implant retained. Partial dentures can increase your comfort replacing multiple missing teeth, and full dentures provide a function when all of the remaining natural teeth are missing or no longer healthy. At Pacific Ave. Dental, our team, along with Dr. Hablutzel, want to see you look and feel healthy, and that begins with healthy teeth. When your own natural teeth are no longer an option, we can help then too by providing the right restoration for you and your needs.


Partial Dentures

Partial dentures are a removable appliance that are customized to you. Patients are able to use this appliance to fill in false teeth in the missing spots where teeth are needed. Partial dentures are generally held in place using metal clasps though there are other connectors available that provides a more natural look.

What to expect wearing partials:
At first, your new partial denture will feel awkward, most patients describe it as bulky. This is normal, with time, use and practice, you will become accustomed to it. Patients will initially want to practice both inserting and removing their partial denture, it will take some time to get it. Your partial denture should be able to fit with ease, do not force the denture appliance into place. Forcing the denture can cause damage, warping, or breakage. Initially, Dr. Hablutzel may ask you to wear your partial denture all the time. This is to help you adjust and increase your comfort, it also helps you to notice any errors or identify spots that require adjustment by Dr. Hablutzel. If the appliance places too much pressure on a particular area, it can lead to a sore spot, we can make adjustments and reduce problem areas.

Learning to eat and speak with your partial denture can take time. Try practicing your speech by reading aloud, and start with only small soft bites of food. Avoid foods that are sticky or crunchy and be sure to chew with both sides of your mouth.


Full Dentures

When the patient no longer has any remaining healthy teeth, a full denture can restore your ability to chew foods, restore your ability to engage in conversation, and improve your look. Like partial dentures, full dentures will require a time of adjustment. Full dentures are a dramatic change for most patients. They can often be uncomfortable and difficult to learn how to properly use. There are steps that you can take to ease that adjustment.


Implant Retained Dentures

The bests solution for having comfortable dentures is with implant retained dentures. We are able to place 4-6 dental implants to attach your denture to, allowing it to be removeable for cleaning, or even permanently place your denture using the All on 4 Treatment Concept, securing your denture in place with implants. Implant retained dentures mean that your denture device will never shift, never come loose, and allow you to comfortably eat the foods that you love. Patients find that they feel more comfortable in social settings, and happier with their ability to chew and speak having Implant retained dentures.


FAQs


What are dentures?


Dentures are removable dental appliances designed to replace missing teeth and surrounding tissues. They are custom-made to fit your mouth and can help restore your smile and improve your ability to eat and speak.


What types of dentures are available?


There are two main types of dentures: complete dentures and partial dentures. Complete dentures are used when all of the teeth are missing, while partial dentures are used when some natural teeth remain. Both types can be further classified into conventional, immediate, and overdentures.


How do I know if I need dentures?


You may need dentures if you are missing several teeth, experiencing difficulty eating or speaking, or have significant oral health issues that make preserving your natural teeth impractical. A dentist can evaluate your situation and recommend the best solution for you.


What is the process for getting dentures?


The process for getting dentures typically involves several steps: an initial consultation, taking impressions of your mouth, creating a custom mold, fitting the dentures, and making any necessary adjustments. The entire process can take a few weeks to a few months, depending on the type of dentures and your specific needs.


How do I care for my dentures?


Proper care of dentures involves daily cleaning with a soft brush and mild denture cleanser. It is also important to soak your dentures in water or a denture solution when not in use to keep them moist. Regular dental check-ups are essential to ensure a proper fit and to maintain oral health.


Can I sleep with my dentures in?


While it is possible to sleep with dentures in, it is generally recommended to remove them at night. This allows your gums to rest and helps prevent infections and other oral health issues. Removing dentures at night also aids in proper cleaning and maintenance.


What should I do if my dentures are uncomfortable or don't fit properly?


If your dentures are uncomfortable or do not fit properly, it is important to consult with your dentist. They can make adjustments or recommend solutions to improve the fit and comfort. Regular check-ups are important to ensure that your dentures remain in good condition.


How long do dentures last?


Dentures typically last between 5 to 10 years. However, they may need adjustments, relining, or repairs over time due to changes in the mouth or normal wear and tear. Regular dental visits can help prolong the life of your dentures.


Are there alternatives to dentures?


Yes, there are alternatives to dentures, such as dental implants and bridges. Dental implants are a permanent solution that involves surgically placing a titanium post into the jawbone, which supports a crown. Bridges are used to replace one or more missing teeth by anchoring to adjacent natural teeth. Your dentist can help you determine the best option for your situation.


Does getting dentures hurt?


Getting dentures should not be painful. Some patients may experience minor discomfort during the adjustment period as they get used to wearing their new dentures. Your dentist will work with you to ensure a comfortable fit and make any necessary adjustments to alleviate discomfort.


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