Missing teeth can not only impact your confidence, it also affects your speech and your ability to eat the foods you love. We are here to help you get back to enjoying your life. At Artistic Dentistry, we will create a customized denture for you and we'll work with you to reach a comfortable fit. Call us today and we'll schedule your consultation at 907-344-1990. We offer same day appointments.
Missing teeth can cause your cheek muscles and lips to sag, making you look older. It can impact your speech and prevent you from eating properly. Dentures are a great way to restore your confidence and restore proper occlusion so you can enjoy eating again! A denture is an appliance that is inserted in the mouth, replacing natural teeth and providing support for the cheeks and lips. There are many different types of dentures available. Complete dentures are full replacement sets of either upper or lower teeth, or both. Immediate dentures are inserted immediately after the teeth are extracted and the tissues are allowed to heal under the denture.
An upper denture has an acrylic, usually flesh-colored, piece that covers the roof of your mouth. A lower denture is shaped like a horseshoe to leave room for your tongue. Whether you are planning to create an upper or lower denture, or you want a full set of replacements, we can help. When you set an appointment, we will make an impression of your mouth and create a customized denture with a comfortable fit. The teeth are made of plastic, porcelain or a combination of the two. We can create dentures that are fabricated to fit over treated teeth. We can also attach a complete denture to dental implants for a more secure fit.
If your dentures are causing irritation or soreness, you will want to schedule an appointment. While dentures are durable, they are prone to normal wear and tear. Over a normal course of time they will need to be replaced or relined in order to keep your jaw alignment normal. You will also want to plan ahead for regular dental examinations to check the oral tissues for disease or change. Feel free to give us a call with any questions you may have or stop by our Anchorage office.