Although dentists try to preserve teeth when they can, sometimes getting teeth pulled and choosing to get partials or dentures from a dentures care center is the best option. Untreated tooth decay can wreak havoc in your mouth, causing multiple cavities, infections, and abscesses that can lead to intense pain, and the poisoning of the bloodstream. Here is what you can expect when you choose partials and dentures from a denture center near you.
Before you can get a partial plate or a full set of dentures in Pearland, TX, one of our dentists at Afroz Burges, DDS, PA will examine and evaluate the condition of your teeth. Doing this can help determine if you only need to replace the teeth on the bottom or top, or if a complete set of dentures is the best option.
After making this decision, an impression of your mouth to sent to the laboratory to render a model of your new teeth. Then, our dentist will work with you to decide how your teeth should look.
If several teeth need to be removed, our dentist in Pearland, TX, has professional relationships with many dental specialists and may recommend an oral surgeon who can remove all your teeth at once. After the extractions, you might receive temporary dentures in Pearland, TX, that can be worn until your permanent ones are ready, or you might receive your permanent ones.
The initial discomfort you feel wearing your dentures should recede after a couple of weeks. At this time, you will visit our experienced dentist so he can evaluate your mouth to ensure it’s healing properly and to check the dentures for fit. If necessary, the dentures can be adjusted for their fit or lined for greater comfort.
If you’re getting a partial denture, then you should continue your regularly scheduled visits to our dentist at Afroz Burges, DDS, PA for check ups and cleanings of your natural teeth. Although you won’t have teeth to care for, you still need to take care of your gums.