A temporary denture may be the best solution when complete extractions of your remaining teeth is unavoidable. A temporary denture will allow you to avoid the difficulties of living without teeth. We 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 Temporary dentures
In most cases, we have no way of checking the fit of the denture in your mouth prior to extraction. Aesthetic compromises may have to be made in some cases to compensate for inadequate space or structural concerns.
Great care should be taken to follow all post-operative instructions. Your gums and bone will recede after extraction and regular check-ups 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 denture will be required to ensure a comfortable and exact fit after you have completed the healing process.
- The professionals at Front Range Dentures & Prosthodontics will advise you of the procedure that best suits your individual needs.
- Consult our practice with questions about the benefits of an immediate denture.
- Call today for a no cost Consultation Fort Collins Phone Number 970-493-9001.