Posts for tag: dentures

By JP Dental Care
November 22, 2021
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: dentures   Dentist  

JP Dental Care and Dr. Jintae Park utilize dentist care for dentures in Reno, NV, that can keep your false teeth strong and secure. Denture maintenance and care can take on many different steps, each of which must be done to ensure your teeth remain strong. Here are a few things that you need to know about this process and how it may benefit you.

DIY Care Can Help 

Denture maintenance often starts at home by using various options provided by your dental professional. For example, denture soaks help to keep them clean and break apart plaque between use. Usually, they must soak at night to break apart these buildups and avoid long-term damage to your denture plates and teeth.

Just as importantly, you need to watch for signs of wear and tear, such as cracks in the teeth, damage to the denture structure, and more. Your dentist for dentures in Reno, NV, will take a look at what is wrong, provide repair procedures, and ensure that your teeth remain strong and secure. 

How Professional Repair Helps You 

Professional denture repair and maintenance includes checking for possible problems with the structure of the frame. For example, damage to the plate may cause it to rub up against the gums and cause irritation and inflammation. Dental maintenance spots these problems and prevents serious issues. 

Just as importantly, regular inspections can spot cracks, discoloration, cavities, and much more. Your dental professional will fix these breaks to ensure that your denture plates and teeth remain strong. They'll also provide a new set if yours need replacement at any time.

Don't Avoid This Process 

At JP Dental Care, Dr. Park can provide professional dentist care for dentures in Reno, NV. He understands the various steps necessary to keep them strong and will do what he can to satisfy you. Please call us at (775) 853-0503 to learn more about your options in this situation.

By JP Dental Care
December 26, 2019
Category: Cosmetic Dentistry
Tags: dentures  

Do you feel self-conscious about your appearance after tooth loss? Improving your smile can be as simple as restoring missing teeth with dentures provided by your Reno, NV, dentist, Dr. Jintae Park of JP Dental Care.

What benefits do dentures offer?

The loss of your teeth may affect your self-esteem and have an impact on your social and professional life. If you're embarrassed by your smile, you might be less likely to accept social invitations or apply for a job or promotion. Replacing your lost teeth with full, immediate, partial or implant-supported dentures can offer a much-needed boost to your self-confidence and social life.

Dentures also provide several other benefits, including:

  • No Need for Dietary Restrictions: Eating becomes much more difficult if you've lost all or most of your teeth. Although you could eat soft or liquid foods only, restricting your diet to soup, yogurt, applesauce and pureed foods may quickly become monotonous.
  • Better Nutrition: You may not receive the nutrients, vitamins and minerals you need for good health if you avoid certain foods due to tooth loss.
  • Healthier Remaining Teeth: Although you may have found a way to bite and chew with your remaining teeth, you might be putting those teeth at risk if you don't get dentures. Relying on just a few teeth to chew can result in damage or excessive wear to the teeth. Fortunately, partial dentures will limit excess stress on your remaining teeth and help them stay strong and healthy.
  • Clear Speech: Tooth loss may affect your ability to speak clearly. You may find yourself struggling to pronounce certain words or sounds and notice that your speech is slurred. Dentures, no matter what the type, will improve your speech and make communicating much easier.

Enhance your smile with dentures. Call your Reno, NV, dentist, Dr. Jintae Park of JP Dental Care, at (775) 853-0503 to schedule an appointment.

By JP Dental Care
October 29, 2018
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: dentures  

There are many different types of dentures. Some dentures are used to replace a few missing teeth, while other types can replace a full Dentures in Handrow of missing teeth. Further, dentures fill in the gaps where teeth are missing, restore normal tooth functioning, help support sagging muscles in the face, and correct speech that had been altered by missing teeth. A dentist can help you decide which type of dentures is right for you. At JP Dental Care, Dr. Jintae Park is your dentist for different types of dentures in Reno, NV.

Types of Dentures

The different types of dentures fall into two main categories: full and partial. Full dentures are also referred to as complete dentures and are used to replace a full row of teeth when no natural teeth remain. Partial dentures are used when some natural teeth remain so only partial replacement of teeth is needed.

Three main types of full dentures include immediate, conventional, and implant-supported overdentures. Immediate full dentures are worn temporarily while waiting for conventional full dentures to be made. Conventional full dentures are customized for an ideal look and fit. These dentures are made to perfectly fit your mouth and are meant to be worn long-term. Implant-supported overdentures are held in place by a few dental implants rather than a dental adhesive. The implants provide stability and support for the overdentures.

The two main types of partial dentures are removable and transitional. Transitional partial dentures are made from plastic and are only meant to be worn temporarily while waiting to have dental implants placed. Removable partial dentures are a lightweight metal-based denture that can be worn long-term. They are also a more affordable alternative for replacing missing teeth, as compared to such tooth replacement options as dental implants or fixed bridgework.

There are several different types of dentures available and a dentist can recommend which type is right for you. For dentures in Reno, NV, schedule an appointment with Dr. Park by calling JP Dental Care at (775) 853-0503.



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