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Dentures Specialists in San Francisco
Dentures Dentistry
Denture Instructions:

It is sometimes difficult to get used to your newly placed dentures. They can feel bulky, loose
and awkward. In order to make your adjustment period smoother, here are a few guidelines to

– Wear your dentures all the time after you first receive them.
– Never use adhesives on your dentures unless instructed to by your doctor.
– When you go to sleep, remember to always remove your dentures.
– Always brush your dentures after removal and store them in a bowl of water. You can soak
your dentures in a denture cleaner as well, but only after you have brushed them.
– If you experience any sore spots, looseness or discomfort please let your doctor know so they
can help.
Never try to adjust your dentures on your own, each individual will have a different adjustment
period and it will take time for you to become comfortable with your new teeth.

Cast Partial Denture:
Cast Partial Denture is removable appliances used to replace missing teeth. Cast Partials have metal
hooks that grab onto the adjacent teeth for support and are tooth and tissue supported dentures.

Immediate Denture:
An Immediate Denture is designed to be placed in the mouth immediately after the extraction of your
natural teeth. An Immediate Denture eliminates the embarrassment of having to go without teeth,
while the gums are healing.
An immediate denture is designed to fit your mouth at the time impressions are taken; however, after a
few months your gums will change drastically due to “bone resorption.” Bone and along with it the
overlying gum tissue shrinks the most within the first year of having teeth extracted. Most patients will
require relines within a few months to restore the fit of their dentures.

Since an Immediate Denture covers over the surgical site and the tooth sockets, it helps keep that
tender surgical area from becoming irritated, much as a bandage would. Do not remove your denture by
yourself, even for just a few minutes, until your dentist tells you it is all right. The gum tissue underneath
the denture has a tendency to swell. If you take the denture out for very long, you may never get it back
in again.
Over Denture:
Over denture fits on-top of natural teeth or dental implants. Many patients suffer with ill fitting and
loose dentures that move or even fall out when speaking or eating. One way of solving this problem is to

construct a denture that goes over and attaches to something underneath it. Keeping a few natural
teeth or placing dental implants in the bone under the denture also helps keep the jaw bone healthy.
This avoids much of the natural jaw bone loss often seen after teeth are removed. Traditional over
dentures go over natural teeth.

Implants supported over denture fits on top of dental implants. A retainer bar or retention balls are
placed on the implants and special attachments are inserted into the denture to grab onto these
devices. A new method using mini implant dentures is becoming increasingly popular. Mini implants are
very thin, long titanium implants that screw into the jaw bone. They can be placed and old dentures can
often be retrofitted to the implant.
Complete Denture:
A full denture is a removable tooth replacement option for those who need all their teeth replaced.
They can be crafted to provide the characteristics (tooth shape and color) the patient desires. Advances
have been made in the materials used for dentures and in the way they are designed. If you already
have dentures (partial or full arch) you may be experiencing a loose fit or denture slipping.

This can lead to gum sores, can affect your chewing and your speech and decrease your confidence
when speaking and/or laughing with others. We can help restore your dentures to the correct fit.

Precision Partials:
A precision partial is held in place by a specifically shaped extension that locks into an area on a natural
tooth that has been crowned. This ensures that the denture will not slip or come out when speaking or

Snap In Denture:
Low cost Dental implants California. Implants allow you to wear full dentures and partial dentures
without fear that they will slip or fall out. A “snap-in” denture is an implant supported, removable
denture. The snap-in feature is available for upper or lower dentures. Having implant supported
dentures allows for the base of the denture to be made much smaller and more comfortable.

Implant supported dentures enhance chewing and speaking. Never again will you have to worry about
your teeth falling out when you eat, laugh or speak. You will regain chewing function and enjoy some
forgotten foods.

Temporary Partials:
Temporary or interim appliances serve many useful purposes and are often an integral part of a
prosthetic treatment plan. This simple appliance is excellent for temporary replacement of teeth while
the patient is waiting for a permanent bridge, a partial, or implants. This removable interim partial or
stay plate clear vacuum-formed material. The appliance simply snaps into place with hooks that wrap
around natural teeth.

Our dental office is dedicated to our patients and their comprehensive dental care. We have a team of
experienced and dedicated dental staff in a very friendly office in the heart of Mill Valley. We strive
towards a caring and trusting relationship with our patients. Our commitment to every patient is to
provide the highest standard of personalized dental care. We are providing Dentures Specialists in San
Francisco. We welcome you to visit us for your dental needs.

For more details please contact us on: 415-383-2200
Visit us at: https://rainadental.com/dentures-dentistry/

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