Missing teeth can create a host of aesthetic and functional problems including sagging facial muscles, inability to eat certain foods and speak. Dentures may be your best solution if you’ve lost all your natural teeth due to periodontal disease, tooth decay or injury. Dr. Brian M. Lane, can fit you for dentures and partials in Sierra Vista, Arizona.

Fitting a patient for dentures does not have to be a traumatic experience. During the preliminary visit, the remaining teeth are removed and a model is made of the patient’s jaw. An immediate denture may be fitted so the patient does not have to be without teeth while the mouth tissue heals. Once the mouth tissue is completely healed, the patient is fitted with their custom dentures.

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WaxBite- this is to make sure that the dentures will be properly aligned

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Teeth are set in wax to enable the doctor and patient to see that teeth are aesthetically pleasing.

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Final processing and setting, ready to be delivered to the patient.

Partials
A removable partial may be a solution to replace your missing teeth. A removable partial will improve your ability to chew food well, which often is difficult with missing teeth. Removable partials also can help you speak better if your speech has changed due to missing teeth. Removable partials can support cheeks and lips so the face does not sag and make you look older.

Removable partials usually have replacement teeth fixed to a plastic base that closely matches the color of your gums. A metal framework connects the teeth and the base. They may attach to your natural teeth with metal clasps.

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Partial framework custom-fit for patients.

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Final processing and setting, ready to be delivered to the patient.

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If you have any other questions about dentures and partials, please call 520-417-1692 today for more information.