About Removable Dentures
Whether a few teeth are missing or all, a patient’s quality of life can be greatly affected when a person has issues surrounding eating, speaking, and the appearance of their teeth. However, the experienced dentists at Cosmetic Dental Associates in Houston, Texas offer a variety of removable dentures to restore the look and function of a patient’s mouth. When a patient has no teeth remaining, full dentures are provided, while partial dentures are used for patients with some teeth left. All dentures are made of high-quality, durable materials. Since the dentures are removable, they can be easily taken in and out for cleaning purposes.
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What to Expect
Removable dentures are usually completed in 2-5 appointments with the dentist. Once the mouth is prepared for the dentures, the dentist will take molds of the patient’s mouth to send to the dental laboratory. While the custom dentures are being made, the patient will be given a set of temporary dentures to wear. Once the dentures are returned to the dentist, the patient will return to have their new dentures fitted and learn about proper denture care. The patient may need to return in 2-4 weeks so the dentist can re-check the fit of the dentures and the patient’s bite.
Removable dentures will need to be cleaned frequently, following the care instructions provided by the dentist. With proper care, removable dentures usually last 2-10 years. Patients should continue to schedule annual dental exams so the dentist can check the gums, any remaining teeth, and the condition of the dentures.
Complete dentures may cost from $400 to $8,000, but most dental insurance plans will cover some of the cost. Patients may have additional costs if they need teeth extracted or oral surgery. The dentist will go over treatment options and costs during the initial consultation.
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Comfortable and Functional
If you are missing some or all of your teeth, consider removable dentures to restore your smile and the function of your teeth. With removable dentures, you can smile and eat with confidence.