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Dentures – Shelton, CT

Enjoy Having a Full & Complete Smile Again

 

At Dental Center of Huntington, Dr. Graber understands how uncomfortable, inconvenient, and difficult it can be to just go through your daily life when you’re missing teeth. While you may have heard your grandparents complain about their ill-fitting dentures, today’s dentures have come a long way since then. Their incredible durability and natural appearance make them a great way to rebuild your smile, whether you’ve lost just a few teeth or a whole mouthful. To schedule a consultation and find out if dentures in Shelton are right for you, contact us today!

Why Choose Dental Center of Huntington for Dentures?

  • Expertly Crafted and Personalized Prosthetics
  • Highly Trained Restorative and Cosmetic Dentist
  • Dental Implants Placed In-House

Types of Dentures

older couple smiling with dentures in Shelton

Depending on the extent of your tooth loss and the state of your oral health, Dr. Graber may recommend one of the three main types of dentures:

Partial Dentures

two full dentures and two partials

Even if you’re only missing a few teeth here and there, eating and smiling can make you feel self-conscious. Fortunately, a custom-made partial denture can complete your smile in such a way that onlookers shouldn’t be able to tell the difference between your denture and your natural teeth.

Made of a gum-colored acrylic base and a metal wire, a partial denture fits into your smile like a lost puzzle piece. Prosthetic teeth will be created in the exact spots to fill the gaps in your grin. They’ll be personalized to mimic the size, shape, and color of your original pearly whites.

Full Dentures

smiling woman taking a bite into a red apple

A full denture brings back an entire row of lost teeth. This custom-fit prosthetic sits comfortably on top of your gums. Natural suction should be enough to keep it in place, but a bit of denture adhesive can also help.

Implant-Retained Dentures

light blue piggy bank sitting on top of set of full dentures

If you’re looking for a more secure solution, implant-retained dentures may be just the treatment for you. Your dentist in Shelton can place just four to six dental implants per jaw. As the titanium posts fuse with the jawbone, they can provide enough support for a full or partial denture. Because of this integration, an implant-retained denture can last significantly longer than its traditional counterparts.

Benefits of Dentures

By choosing to restore your smile with dentures, here are just a few of the benefits you can look forward to:

  • Enjoy a long-lasting solution to tooth loss
  • Regain your ability to bite, chew, speak, and smile easily
  • Eat a variety of crunchy, healthy foods like vegetables, improving your general health
  • Boost your self-confidence and overall appearance
  • Enjoy a natural-looking smile

Understanding the Cost of Dentures

As with any type of dental work, the cost of dentures can vary greatly from patient to patient. During your consultation, Dr. Graber will go over all of the factors that will affect the price, some of which include:

  • The number of teeth you’re missing
  • Whether you choose to receive dental implants
  • The materials your denture will be made of
  • Any preparatory work you’ll need (tooth extractions, gum disease therapy, etc.)

Our practice offers in-network savings for a wide variety of dental insurance plans. A member of our team will gladly look over your policy and maximize your benefits to lessen your out-of-pocket expenses. We can also help you break up your cost into reasonable monthly installments through a CareCredit plan.

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