Longview, TX patients can have affordable restorations with the help of dentures
Missing teeth can negatively impact self-esteem and the desire to smile. Those who have lost teeth often feel helpless and overwhelmed by the potentially high cost of restorations. Ultimately, this feeling of helplessness can impact quality of life, while the missing teeth can impact oral health. At Dr. Bruyere’s office in Longview, TX we offer patients an affordable an effective way to replace their missing teeth and restore their smile.
There are several different options for replacing teeth. Dentures are often the more affordable when compared to dental implants and can be a great option for those who are worried about the cost of the restorative procedure. When done correctly, dentures are effective at replacing missing teeth and can restore your appearance and the functionality of your smile.
We offer two main types of dentures: partial and full.
- Partial – Perfect for one or more missing teeth and are fabricated to fit in seamlessly with remaining natural teeth.
- Full – Perfect for those missing an entire arch of teeth. Can be done on the top, bottom, or both.
Many patients avoid dentures because of the stigma that they are unnatural looking or uncomfortable. Dr. Bruyere has decades of experience working with dentures and takes the time to provide you with a restoration that looks and feels great. When it comes to dentures, a proper, secure fit is the important part of a successful restoration. Dr. Bruyere and the team will work closely with you to evaluate and secure a proper fit. It is important that you let him know if you feel any discomfort.
It is also important to remember that there will be an adjustment period with your new dentures. The prosthetic devices require patients to retrain the muscles in their mouth to perform everyday functions such as talking, biting and chewing. The initial awkwardness will disappear after several weeks and patients will be left with a new smile that looks and functions great.
Proper care is the key to longevity when it comes to dentures. You should make sure to clean them daily and avoid sleeping in them after the initial adjustment period. Keep your dentures in a clean and safe place to avoid damage.
To learn more about our denture offerings, call our office today and set up a consultation.