Dentures & Partials for Keller
As dental technology has advanced, dentures have become more functional and comfortable, allowing patients to better live their lives. Dr. McIntosh is proud to offer partial and full dentures as well as implant-supported dentures to her patients in the Keller and Ft. Worth areas. With her expertise and skill, she can help you find the restorative help you need to enjoy better health, wellbeing, and confidence.
Denture Treatment Options
As with any treatment, we’ll begin by assessing your needs. Partial dentures are made for patients who only need to replace a few teeth while full dentures are intended for patients who need to replace a full row of teeth. There are also traditional and implant-retained versions of each. Many patients can benefit from the extra stabilization dental implants provide, while others will be better candidates for traditional dentures. Dr. McIntosh will help you decide what’s right for you during your consultation and will begin working on your treatment plan immediately. The length of your treatment will depend entirely on the plan we create together.
Traditional Full & Partial Dentures
For many patients, traditional dentures are a great option to restore their smile. Full dentures are a dental prosthetic made up of replacement teeth set into a soft, gum-like base, and held in place through suction or the use of dental adhesive. Partial dentures can replace any number of consecutive or non-consecutive teeth in a single arch. The replacement teeth are formatted to fill in spaces left by missing teeth like a puzzle piece. Partial dentures attach to surrounding teeth with metallic clips or wires.
Like traditional full and partial dentures, implant-supported dentures are used to replace a full arch of teeth or numerous teeth on the same arch. Unlike traditional dentures, implant-supported dentures are permanent, replace the entire dental structure from the roots up, and allow patients to regain up to 70% of chewing ability. Implant-retained dentures so closely mimic natural teeth that patients are able to brush and floss their dental prosthetics just as they did their original dentition.
The process begins by placing dental implants, titanium posts, below the gum line. These posts mimic the tooth root. Full or partial dentures can then permanently attach to these supportive posts. Before you decide to undergo dental implant treatment, Dr. McIntosh and her team will evaluate your oral health to determine whether you’re a good candidate for the procedure. If you are, a trusted dental surgeon will place the implant posts. After this procedure, Dr. McIntosh will complete all of your follow up care appointments, create your dental prosthetic, and attach your full or partial denture to your implants.
The innovative, state-of-the-art, All-on-4 dental implant treatment has made it possible for more patients than ever to complete their smile with an implant-retained full or partial denture. For patients who lack jawbone density, dental implant placement was considered much more difficult or impossible. All-on-4 uses the naturally higher bone density in the jawbone’s anterior region to provide support for an implant-retained denture. Like other implant-supported dentures, All-on-4 dentures are permanently attached, and provide superior comfort and security while chewing and speaking.
Call about Keller Implant-Retained Dentures & Full or Partial Traditional Dentures
Are you getting your first dentures, replacing dentures that you’ve had for a long time, or interested in learning more about Keller implant-supported dentures? Whatever your situation, Dr. McIntosh is happy to help. Call Distinguished Dental today to reserve your consultation appointment. We are proud to offer restorative care with dentures to patients in and around the Keller area.