at Tindal Prosthodontics
Multiple missing teeth are a problem faced by millions of Americans, and for many of them, they also have to deal with uncomfortable and unreliable dentures they can’t trust to stay in place. At Tindal Prosthodontics, we can completely solve both problems using our custom-made dentures. Modern-day dentures are more comfortable, natural-looking, and durable than ever, and with one designed by a certified prosthodontist like Dr. Tindal, they can make it feel like your teeth never went missing.
We can provide all manner of dentures to reverse any degree of tooth loss. Partial dentures are designed to replace multiple teeth along a single arch, whether they are consecutive or not, and full dentures can help a patient who is missing an entire row of teeth. In any case, Dr. Tindal will make sure you leave our office with a dental prosthetic you can trust to look and feel great for many years to come. He can even provide implant-retained dentures so patients can enjoy the most stable and secure fit possible.
Our dentures are designed to improve a person’s appearance, oral health, and quality of life at the same time, and that’s exactly what they can do for you. To learn more about your denture options with us, contact us today.
benefits of dentures
Dr. Tindal is a highly qualified prosthodontist who possesses extensive knowledge of how the oral structures work, and he specializes in creating functional and natural-looking replacement teeth. With his expertise, you can rest assured that your dentures will be both comfortable and beautiful.
Improved ability to chew and speak: Dentures can provide you with a strong bite force. You may need to adjust some of your eating habits if you choose traditional dentures, but implant-retained dentures function almost as well as natural teeth.
Restoring the appearance of your smile: Dentures can help restore your confidence by improving the appearance of your smile, which can improve your self-esteem and social interactions.
Cost-effective: Dentures are a more affordable option compared to other tooth replacement options, such as dental implants or bridges.
Easy to care for: Dentures are easy to clean and maintain with proper care, making them a convenient and practical option for many people.
Non-invasive: Unlike other tooth replacement options, such as dental implants, dentures are a non-invasive option that does not require surgery.
Customizable: Dentures can be customized to fit your individual needs and preferences, including the size, shape, and color of the teeth.
types of dentures
In order to help you find the right denture option, you’ll need to visit us for a consultation appointment. We’ll review your smile, walk you through all of your treatment options, and partner with you to create a plan to fully repair the form and function of your smile.
A partial denture replaces multiple teeth throughout an arch, even if the missing teeth are not adjacent to one another. You can think of this type of prosthesis as a puzzle piece; it may be an odd shape, but it fits in exactly where it is needed. In addition to preventing your remaining naturel teeth from drifting out of place, a partial denture can restore your smile’s appearance and improve your ability to chew. It may require clips or other attachments to keep it secure in the mouth.
No Attachment for Stability | Can Be Remove
A full denture is designed to replace an entire arch of teeth — either the upper arch or the lower arch. It has a gum-colored base that attaches to your gums via natural suction or with the help of a mild denture adhesive. The teeth that go on top of the base may be made either of acrylic or porcelain; both materials are durable and natural-looking. The fit of your full denture may change over time, so we encourage you to visit us for periodic adjustments.
Implant Retained Dentures
Snaps in place | Can be Removed
As its name implies, an implant-retained denture gains its support from four to six implants that are placed within the jawbone rather than from natural suction or adhesive. Therefore, it is the sturdiest way to treat extensive tooth loss. Also, because the implants bond with the bone around them, they can prevent your jaw from deteriorating and changing shape. This may enable your dentures to last for several decades.
Implant Supported Dentures
Screw Retained | Can not be Removed
Implant-supported dentures provide the most natural solution to traditional dentures, as the denture teeth are permanently attached to the implants below. Unlike implant-retained dentures, implant-supported dentures cannot be removed for cleaning and are resistant to dislodging, making them capable of handling the full force of a bite.
understanding the cost of dentures
The cost of dentures in Sarasota can vary greatly from patient to patient. After all, no two smiles are exactly alike! When you visit us for your denture consultation, we’ll provide you with more details on how much you can expect your treatment to cost. You can learn more about the different factors that influence the cost of dentures, along with different payment options, by reading below.
The cost of your new smile will depend on:
Any preliminary treatments needed – You may need to have your remaining teeth extracted before you can get dentures.
The type of denture you choose – Implant-retained prostheses tend to cost more than their traditional counterparts. Likewise, a full denture may cost more than a partial.
The material used to create your denture – Both acrylic and porcelain teeth provide function and beauty, but porcelain may cost more.
Some patients are tempted to shop around to find the cheapest dentures available. However, when it comes to dental restorations, an extremely low price tag usually indicates low quality. You will be wearing your dentures every day, so it’s important to invest in a pair that will fit comfortably and hold up to normal wear and tear.
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