For patients who are missing one or more but not all of their teeth, a partial denture may be the answer. Partial dentures are made by making an impression of your teeth and gums, which allows for a comfortable and attractive fit with the rest of your mouth. Replacement teeth are selected by size and colour to match your natural teeth and improve the appearance of your smile.
Partial dentures are also an excellent tool for maintaining the natural spacing of your remaining teeth after losing one or more through extraction or other causes. After a loss, remaining teeth will sometimes change position in an attempt to fill in the gap created by missing teeth. This process can affect the way you bite down and lead to other problems, such as TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint) stress, which can cause:
A partial denture can prevent the onset of these maladies and retain your natural teeth in their original positions. Contact Chrenek Denture Clinic Implant Centre today to find out more about the difference partial dentures can make in your long-term health and self-confidence!