Complete Dentures for Edmonton and Surrounding Area
Complete dentures are what we think of as “false teeth.” They are also called full dentures, and they are used if all of your natural teeth have fallen out or been extracted. Complete dentures are removable and are held in place by suction or adhesive.
Complete dentures are stiff and take some time to get used. They can often cause soreness when they are first placed, but after a short time most people get used to the feeling. Complete dentures are a great way to have a full smile even after you’ve lost all of your teeth. They can improve your confidence, and they allow you to eat and speak easier. Jasper Place Denture Clinic offers complete dentures in Edmonton to help you regain confidence and improve your overall health.
Types of Complete Dentures
There are two types of complete dentures offered at our clinic: immediate dentures and conventional dentures.
Immediate Dentures – Jasper Place Denture Clinic offers immediate dentures in Edmonton for patients who are undergoing teeth extractions. Immediate dentures will be made before your teeth are removed. They are based on measurements taken of your jaws and are inserted immediately after your teeth are extracted. Immediate dentures are beneficial because you are not without teeth at any time during the healing period. Healing after extraction takes up to 6 months, and during this time your bones and gums can shrink. If this happens, your immediate dentures may need to be relined for a proper fit.
Conventional Dentures – We also offer conventional complete dentures in Edmonton. Conventional dentures are made and inserted after your teeth have been extracted and after the healing period is complete. Because conventional dentures are created after the healing process and any potential jawbone shrinking, you won’t have to get these denture relined. With conventional dentures you won’t need as many adjustments for a proper fit as you would with immediate dentures. Generally, immediate dentures should be considered a temporary solution until conventional dentures can be made.
Caring for Your Complete Dentures in Edmonton
Just like natural teeth, your dentures require maintenance to prevent plaque buildup and to remove bacteria. You should set up a routine to keep your dentures clean and free from bacteria that can spread to any remaining teeth and cause cavities. We recommend that you:
Remove and rinse your dentures after eating
Handle your dentures with care
Clean your mouth, gums, any remaining teeth and tongue after removing your dentures
Brush your dentures daily with non abrasive denture cleanser
Soak your dentures overnight to keep them moist
Rinse your dentures before putting them in your mouth in the morning
Schedule regular dental checkups to make sure your dentures are fitting correctly
Denture Consultations & Exams in Edmonton
When it comes to finding the right pair of dentures for your oral health needs, it’s important to conduct a thorough exam and consultation. An exam can help the denturist at Edmonton’s Jasper Place Denture Clinic pinpoint the most effective treatment option for you. This can also help reduce the invasiveness of the treatment. After all, getting dentures is a significant change to your lifestyle. For example, you may have to have most or all of your natural teeth removed to fit the dentures. With a consultation and exam at Jasper Place Denture Clinic, we can make sure dentures are right for you.
Your First Consultation Is Free Every person’s smile is different, and so too are their dental health needs. Where one person may need dentures another may be able to get the results they want with dental implants or a bridge. That’s why at Jasper Place Denture Clinic your first consultation with us is free. We want to make sure your making the right decision concerning your dental health. By offering a free consultation for dentures, Edmonton residents have no obligations. The appointment is solely for your benefit. And you can always seek out a second opinion if you so choose. Our main goal at Jasper Place Denture Clinic is to ensure your smile is healthy. If it’s determined that dentures may be your best option, you can always schedule follow-up exams with us.
How Long Does the Consultation Last? A consultation usually lasts around 30 minutes, but can be longer or shorter depending on your dental health situation and what you would like to discuss with our denturist. During the consultation, we can assess which denture solutions might benefit you most; for example, will you need complete or partial dentures? Should you consider implant-supported dentures? Will all of your natural teeth need to be removed or only some? Are you someone who will require our mobile denture repair services in the future? These are important questions to consider, and Jasper Place Denture Clinic makes sure you have the time needed to ask the questions you want.
What to Expect from Your Visit to Jasper Place Denture Clinic When you come in for your consultation, the denturist will ask you about your oral health history, help you visualize your smile goals, and explain the options that may work for your needs. We understand that you may be feeling nervous about your dental health future. That’s why the team at Jasper Place Denture Clinic works to make you feel as comfortable as possible in our office. We will make sure all of your questions are sufficiently answered, including breaking down information like costs and procedure lengths. Should you choose to get dentures at our Edmonton clinic, our staff can help you with the various paperwork and consent forms.