Dentures & Partials

Dentures and partial dentures in Oswego, IL are removable prosthetic appliances used to replace lost teeth and surrounding gums. They are crafted to closely resemble the look and feel of natural teeth and enhance your smile. If an entire set of upper or lower teeth are missing, a full denture is needed for complete tooth replacement. If one or more teeth are missing, partial dentures can usually fill in the gaps.

Partial dentures are secured in place by custom-designed clasps that attach to adjacent teeth and are removable for cleaning.

The Benefits of Partial Dentures

  • Support facial structure and enhance smile
  • Better mouth function and digestion
  • Improved speaking and chewing ability
  • Prevention surrounding teeth from shifting
  • Increased self-esteem and confidence

Problems with Having Missing Teeth

Missing teeth cause the underlying bone to deteriorate. Patients who wear dentures & partials dentures in Villa Park, IL, with this bone reduction may experience discomfort and find it difficult to keep the prosthetics in place. If bone loss progresses in the upper and lower jaws it can impact your facial appearance, making you appear older than your years.

Other problems that result from having missing teeth:

  • Embarrassment
  • Unpleasant, inconvenient and messy adhesives
  • Difficulty eating properly
  • Pain and discomfort
  • Speech problems
  • Bone loss

Dentures and Partial Dentures in Oswego, IL

All types of dentures are custom-made for a proper fit, and so they function like your natural teeth. With routine maintenance and regular oral care checkups at Distinctive Dental Care, your dentures should serve you well for at least five years, or more.

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