Old Greenwich Dentists for Dentures in Old Greenwich, Cos Cob, Darien & New Canaan, CT
Restore Your Confident Smile With Removable Dentures From Old Greenwich Dental Center
The dentists at Old Greenwich Dental Center have transformed over 15,000 happy smiles. Some of these smiles have been transformed with the help of dentures. Come experience Old Greenwich Dental Center! You will see we offer innovative dentures in Old Greenwich, CT, Cos Cob, CT, Darien, CT, New Canaan, CT, Greenwich, CT and Stamford, CT; Port Chester, NY, Rye Brook, NY and Rye, NY – and we do it with a smile!
Learn more about dentures and how they can transform your smile.
What Are Dentures?
Dentures provide a realistic-looking artificial replacement for missing teeth and their surrounding gum tissue. Unlike dental implants, dentures are removable. There are two different types of dentures:
- Complete dentures are worn when all of a patient’s teeth are missing.
- Partial dentures can be used when some teeth are missing but other natural teeth are still intact and functional.
What Are the Benefits of Wearing Dentures?
Dentures can provide numerous benefits beyond just a boost to your smile’s aesthetic appearance, such as:
- Enhanced smile and facial tissue
- Restored chewing function
- Improved digestion
- Improved speech capability
- Stabilization of any remaining teeth that would otherwise shift out of alignment
What Does The Dentures Process Entail?
For complete dentures only: The process of getting dentures depends in part on which of two different treatment types you choose to undergo: conventional or immediate. Conventional dentures are made after the teeth have been removed by your dentist and your gum tissue has healed. The healing process typically lasts 4 to 6 weeks, and during this time you will go without teeth. Immediate dentures, on the other hand, are created before the teeth are removed and are put in right away. With immediate dentures, you do not have to go without teeth, but adjustments will be necessary after the gum tissues heal and shrink.
For both complete and partial dentures: Getting dentures is a process that takes several appointments spread out over many weeks. Highly-accurate molds and measurements are necessary to create a well-fitting, custom denture. It might take several appointments to ensure that your dentures are the correct color, shape, and fit. We will adjust and place the completed denture at your final visit, giving you a comfortable, natural-looking fit.
When first adjusting to new dentures, it is normal to experience some soreness, difficulty in speaking and eating, as well as increased saliva flow. As you get used to the dentures, these issues will resolve themselves. Proper care of your dentures, along with regular visits to Old Greenwich Dental Center, are necessary to extend the life of your dentures, and you will be given instructions on how to best care for your new dental appliance.
To learn more about dentures at Old Greenwich Dental Center, call (203) 717-4544. To use our online appointment request form, click here. New patients can enjoy our Old Greenwich Dental Consultation, which includes a dental exam, x-rays, and treatment plan – all FREE! If you would also like to have a dental cleaning at that time, we offer a special rate of $97. We look forward to seeing you!