An immediate denture may be the best solution when complete extraction of your remaining teeth is unavoidable. An immediate denture will allow you to avoid the embarrassment of living without teeth.
We will begin the preparation for this procedure before your teeth are extracted. The first step is taking impressions of your existing teeth and gums to create accurate duplicates for placement after tooth removal. At your extraction appointment, your immediate dentures are inserted creating a natural smile you can be proud of.
What you should know about immediate dentures
In most cases, we have no way of checking the fit of the denture in your mouth prior to extraction. Esthetic compromises may have to be made in some cases to compensate for inadequate space or structural concerns.
Temporary linings or tissue conditioners will be required to create an optimal fit and may need to be adjusted or replaced a number of times during the healing period. A permanent reline will be required to ensure a comfortable and exact fit after you have completed the healing process.
- The professionals at The Woodlands Prosthodontics will advise you of the procedure that best suits your individual needs.
- Temporary liners, tissue conditioners, and relines are additional services that may have separate fees.
- Consult our practice with questions about the benefits of an immediate denture.
Are you ready to smile with confidence?
Dr. Latthe’s education, experience, and commitment to comprehensive care translates to compassionate, personalized, and professional dental experiences for all our patients.Contact us today to schedule an appointment!