Dentures After Tooth Extraction in Lakewood WA
An immediate denture may be the optimal solution when complete extractions of your remaining teeth is unavoidable. An immediate denture will allow you to avoid the embarrassment of being without teeth. A Licensed Dentist will begin the preparation for this procedure before your teeth are extracted
The first step is taking impressions of your existing teeth and gums to create accurate duplicates for placement after tooth removal. At your extraction appointment, your immediate dentures are inserted creating a natural smile you can be proud of.
What you should know about immediate dentures
Denturists in most cases have no way of checking the fit of the denture in your mouth prior to extraction . Esthetic compromises may have to be made is some cases to compensate for inadequate space or structural concerns.
Great care should be taken to follow all postoperative instructions .Your gums and bone will recede after extraction , and regular check-ups and maintenance will monitor healing and reduce problems. Temporary linings or tissue conditioners will be required to create an optimal fit and may need to be adjusted or replaced a number of times during the healing period. A permanent reline will be required to ensure a comfortable and an exact fit after you have completeled the healing process.
- The professionals at Olympic Dental will advise you of the procedure that best suits your individual needs.
- Temporary liners, tissue conditioner and relines are additional services that may have seperate fees.
- Consult your denturist with questions about the benefits of an immediate denture .
- Call today for a no cost Denture Consultation Olympic Dental and Denture Center Phone Number 253-752-1320
Richard C. Johnson , Dentist (left) Perry Balcom , Intern Dentist (right)
Kashif Bhatti , DMD (center)