Full Denture Sets Custom-Fitted in Seattle, WA
What are full dentures?
Regular dental appointment are an important part of monitoring tooth decay, as periodontal disease can cause bone loss, removing support for your natural teeth and requiring tooth extraction. If your teeth are already loose or painful, however, they may be beyond saving and it’s time to look for other options. This condition is usually caused by advanced periodontal disease. If implants aren’t right for you based on cost or medical history, replacing your teeth with a full denture may be the best treatment plan to avoid further infection and restore your healthy smile and ability to enjoy the foods you love. A full denture set replaces all the missing teeth in the upper and lower jaw, sometimes even within the same day while your mouth heals for a longer-term solution (called an immediate denture).
Healthy living with dentures
When you have dentures, oral care is still very important. Routine exams are recommended to maintain overall oral health. Here are some at-home tips:
- Brush your gums, tongue, and palate every morning with a soft-bristled brush before you insert your dentures. This stimulates circulation in your tissues and helps remove plaque.
- Eat a balanced diet and choose soft foods over hard or sticky foods. If you do eat tougher foods, cut things into small pieces and chew slowly on both sides of your mouth.
- If you have remaining teeth, follow good oral hygiene to help keep your teeth and gums healthy.
- Don’t let your dentures dry out. When you’re not wearing your dentures, place them in a denture cleanser soaking solution or in plain water.
- If you have no remaining teeth, Dr. Miyata will examine your gums and check the fit of your dentures during your regular checkup visits to our office.
Zen Dental Center is your partner in a healthy mouth, so our care continues long after you initially receive your dentures. We’ll help you learn to eat normally, care for and clean your dentures, and make adjustments to keep you comfortable. Some common adjustments include:
- Denture reline, or a resurfacing of the sides of your dentures that touch the soft tissue in your mouth to make it fit more securely.
- A denture rebase when the pink acrylic part of your denture, which holds your teeth in place, is completely remade due to wear and tear or poor fit. The same teeth can be fit into the new base to maintain the smile you’re familiar with already.
- If your dentures break, chip, crack, or become loose, contact our office right away for emergency repair. Don’t try to adjust them yourself, as you may damage them beyond repair.
- Other adjustments to correct a sore spot. If you get a sore spot because of constant friction against your gums or mouth tissues, our dental team can see you immediately to make adjustments and relieve your discomfort.
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- State-of-the-Art Technology
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- Team Takes the Time to Listen & Evaluate All Possibilities
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