Losing teeth is only good news for young children since it means that their permanent structures are coming out. But for teenagers and aged people, it's more painful than anything else. If you have lost all your natural teeth it might be due to gum disease, tooth decay, or dental injury. Replacing missing teeth will benefit your appearance and dental health.
To regain the lost structures, patients often choose Replacement Of Missing Teeth With Dentures in surat.
What are Dentures?
In simple words, Dentures mean a temporary arrangement of an artificial set of teeth that is made to regain the lost teeth to facilitate easy chewing on foods. If you’ve lost all of your teeth or believe you may need total extractions of your remaining teeth, you have several options for new dentures. Dentures are the most cost-effective removable prosthetics designed to restore the appearance and function of your smile.
What are the types?
A denture is a removable appliance that serves as a replacement for lost teeth. There are three types of dentures:
1. Complete denture
2. Partial denture
3. Implant-Supported Denture
Complete dentures are suitable when the entire teeth are lost or missing. A partial denture is used when little numbers of natural teeth remain; it covers up for the missing teeth. Implant-supported dentures are the most retentive type of dentures fixed on 2-4 dental implants.
1. Complete denture
A complete denture is fabricated as a replacement for the entire missing teeth. Complete dentures are of 2 types - conventional and immediate.
Conventional dentures are placed in the mouth only after the gum tissue has healed following the removal of all the teeth. This means there is a gap of nearly 8 to 12 weeks since the removal of teeth for placing a permanent denture. During this healing period, immediate dentures are used. Immediate dentures are made ready in advance before the removal of teeth and are immediately placed once the teeth are removed. This is an arrangement put in place to ensure that the wearer of the denture need not be without teeth during the healing period, thereby ensuring that his eating habits are not hampered.
Immediate dentures are considered a temporary arrangement till such a time that conventional dentures are placed. Immediate dentures will need constant adjustments during their use since the healing gums will create problems with the denture's fitting.
A Partial denture is a removable appliance that acts as a bridge to replace missing teeth. As discussed, partial dentures are used when other teeth still exist in the mouth. A partial denture has replacement teeth attached to a base that has the coloration of gums. It usually has a metallic framework that ensures that the denture is held in place in the mouth.
- Dentures restore your ability to chew food and speak clearly. Dentures can help you enjoy your favorite foods.
- Dentures help you to speak more clearly as missing teeth make it difficult to pronounce certain words .
- Missing teeth cause facial muscles to sag, making you look older, Denture helps fill out your face and restore your appearance.
- Regain your confidence and self-esteem and lead a happier and more fulfilling life
- Lastly, With proper care dentures can last 5 to 10 years before replacement is needed.
Implant-supported dentures have long been hailed as an effective, lifelike option for edentulous patients (those who have lost all their teeth). These special appliances are designed to attach directly to strategically placed dental implant posts and can be used to replace teeth on both the top and bottom of the mouth.
Many individuals who have no teeth in one or both jaws find removable dentures an economical way to restore their smiles. Yet dentures are not always so easy to wear. Sometimes they slip when you try to eat or speak. It happens more often with a lower denture, which can easily become dislodged by the tongue — a more powerful muscle than you might think. A loose denture can make you feel self-conscious, and prevent you from eating a nutritious diet. Removable dentures will also cause bone loss in the jaw over time by pressing down on the bony ridges that formerly supported the teeth. Fortunately, there's a simple way to prevent all of these problems: supporting your removable dentures with dental implants.
You may have heard about dental implants acting as lifelike replacements for individual missing teeth, and that's certainly of great benefit to those who still have many of their natural teeth. But when you have no teeth left in one or both jaws, putting in a dental implant for every tooth is not economically feasible, nor is it necessarily desirable. An excellent solution is simply to place as few as two dental implants in the lower jaw to support a removable denture so that it does not come loose when worn. An implant-supported removable denture can — and should — still be taken out for cleaning and maintenance.
Dental implants are small titanium posts that serve the same purpose as the roots of natural teeth: They anchor replacement teeth to your jawbone. When a denture is secured by implants, it does not press down on your bone tissue in a destructive way, and it will remain in position as you eat, speak and smile. This has a very positive impact on quality of life.
It usually takes only two implants to support a lower denture, though every individual is unique and we will have to examine you to determine what would work best in your case. Retaining an upper denture requires a greater number of implants, usually a minimum of four, because of anatomical differences between the upper and lower jaws. If you already wear a denture, we may be able to modify it to become an implant-supported denture. Or we will have a new one made for you.
Dental implant surgery is a simple, routine procedure carried out in the dental office under local anesthesia in most cases. After numbing the area, an appropriate number of implants will be placed in your jaw at precisely planned angles and positions to maximize support and avoid anatomical structures such as nerves and sinuses. Depending on how many implants you will need, the surgery can take anywhere from one to three hours. Most people who have dental implants placed find that any post-operative discomfort can be managed with over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medication such as paracetamol.
After surgery, your implants will need to complete the process of fusing to your jawbone (known as osseointegration), before they can support your denture(s). This takes at least six to eight weeks and is different for everyone. During this healing period, you will not be without teeth, however, because you can wear a denture that is modified so that it does not overstress the implants. When healing is complete, we will show you how to hook your denture onto the supporting implants (and take it off again) so you can experience the security of teeth that don't move — and all the benefits that go along with them.
Dr. Ankit Desai is the best dentist in surat and Our friendly team at NxtDent can guide you to achieve the beautiful smile you deserve — call us today and schedule your appointment.
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