Dentures are a common way of replacing missing teeth and can be a great option for many patients. There are different types of dentures and sometimes they are combined with dental implants for a longer-lasting and more secure hold. Keep reading to learn more about dentures, who is a candidate, and how they compare to other treatments.

Dr. Jay Ajmo is a recognized dentist in South Florida. He is a diplomate of the prestigious ICOI and ABOI, and holds a mastership from the renowned Misch Implant Institute. Jupiter patients trust him because they know their smiles are in the hands of an expert.
Treat dentures no differently than you would teeth; proper hygiene goes a long way. Aside from general wear and tear, dentures can yellow without appropriate care, and bacteria can build up beneath them, similarly to natural teeth. With adequate cleaning, your first set of dentures from Tequesta, Florida, will remain beautiful for a long time.
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Types of Dentures and Their Purpose

There are two main categories of dentures:

  • Partial – these are typically composed of a gum-colored plate that holds a number of crowns, however many are necessary to replace your missing teeth.
  • Full – these replace entire arches of teeth and are typically implant-supported, giving them remarkable stability, durability, and longevity.

Partial dentures can be an inexpensive option for replacing missing teeth. They, however, have their disadvantages. They tend to lose their shape over time, loosening, and moving around, which can cause irritation. We typically recommend implant-supported dental bridges in this case, which last longer and are esthetically remarkable.

Full dentures are full arches of teeth that are typically anchored by 4-6 dental implants, depending on the procedure and your needs. At Jupiter Dentistry, we use the Prettau bridge in our Teeth Next Day procedure, with results that look spectacular and will continue to do so for a long time to come.

Dentures Replacement

Traditional, or adhesive-bound dentures can lose their shape, they can start to suffer from wear, and this can both cause irritation and affect your appearance. They also don’t look as good, with the crowns appearing unnatural and artificial.

Our Prettau implant-supported bridge, which is a full-arch denture, is made from zirconia. Zirconia is the strongest tooth-colored restorative material currently used in dentistry. Unlike acrylic options, zirconia is less likely to crack, chip, or otherwise be damaged; furthermore, it is stain resistant, helping you enjoy a brighter, younger smile for much longer than alternative treatments.

The procedure is accurate and predictable. You know what results to expect, and we are happy to show you the results other patients in Jupiter have achieved with us. Furthermore, the replacement bridge is strong and durable thanks to the use of dental implants, which themselves can last a lifetime. And, this durability does not interfere with the bridge’s esthetic – the crowns look and feel completely natural and real, as if you never received dental work at all.

Am I a Candidate?

If you are currently a dentures patient, we highly encourage you to explore our denture replacement options. It can often be the difference between living in comfort and suffering. Imagine an improved bite, no irritation, and the ability to trust in the durability of your dentures. Imagine how much more attractive your smile would be, how much younger it would appear. These are all achievable thanks to the Prettau implant-supported bridge.

If you are missing teeth or suffer from extensive dental damage, you too may be a candidate for dentures or an implant-supported Prettau bridge. Schedule your consultation with Dr. Jessica Wyatt or Dr. Ajmo and learn more about your options, there’s no risk, no obligation.

If you’re looking for life-changing results, call Jupiter Dentistry to schedule your consultation.

Schedule Your Consultation with Jupiter Dentistry

A stunning smile that makes you feel confident, young, and fresh is priceless. Schedule your consultation with some of the most sought-out implant dentists in South Florida, Dr. Jessica Wyatt and Dr. Jay Ajmo.

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