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Immediate Dentures (Surgical Dentures) in Edmonton, AB

Immediate dentures are complete dentures or partial dentures that are inserted on the same day, immediately following the removal of natural teeth. When you must completely extract your remaining teeth, immediate dentures are a solution. They help you avoid the uncomfortable and embarrassing experience of being without teeth. An impression is made of your existing teeth and gums prior to the extraction surgery and is used as working models for the construction of your new dentures.

Advantages:

  • You will never need to appear in public without teeth
  • It is easier to duplicate the shape, color and arrangement of your natural teeth while some are still present in your mouth
  • Immediate dentures that are inserted at the time of extraction protect the tissues in your mouth and reduce bleeding
  • You can establish your speech patterns early -- you will not have to learn to speak without a denture in place and then later relearn to speak with a new denture
  • You can chew better than without any teeth and minimize facial distortion that may occur when teeth are removed.


WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT IMMEDIATE DENTURES

During the healing period, postoperative instruction from the denturist must be followed carefully. Your gums and bone recede to a much smaller size, because of the tooth sockets closing. Regular check-ups and maintenance to ensure ideal healing are required. At the completion of the healing period, a permanent reline or a new denture may be constructed to ensure a comfortable and an exact fit.

Call today to learn more about the benefits of immediate dentures.