Tooth loss is a problem that afflicts millions of people across the nation and across the world. Fortunately, modern dentistry offers numerous solutions to replace lost dentition, increase chewing power, and help patients regain confidence in their smile. Dentures are one of those solutions. If you are interested in learning more about this restorative service and finding out if it is a fit for you, get in touch with Comprehensive Dental Associates of Central Connecticut to schedule a consultation.
There are a few different types of dentures:
The process of getting dentures varies from patient to patient, depending on their oral health and the type of denture they will receive. However, the treatment always involves taking images and impressions of the mouth to ensure that the prosthetic teeth fit well. Our dentists also pay careful attention to aesthetics so that the look of your new teeth will complement your natural facial characteristics.
You may benefit from dentures if:
Traditional, non-implant dentures offer numerous benefits:
Implant-retained dentures offer even more and greater benefits. For example, they can last for well over a decade, and they have bone health benefits for the jaw.
As mentioned above, traditional dentures are one of the most cost-effective ways to replace teeth. The price of your prosthetic will depend on whether you are getting a full or partial denture, the materials used to make the denture, and the extent of any necessary preparatory work (such as extractions). Most insurance plans cover about half the cost of dentures, up to the policy’s annual maximum. Low-interest financing is also available for most patients.