For people who have lost all or several of their teeth due to gum disease, tooth decay, or an injury, full or partial dentures can help replace your missing teeth and restore your smile. Not only will replacing missing teeth help your appearance and smile, but it can also improve your overall oral hygiene as well. Dr. Sattar is a preferred denture dentist in Sterling VA.
Dentures are crucial because without the added support where missing teeth were, your facial muscles may sag and the jaw bone can become thinner, giving you an aged appearance.
Full dentures are used in cases where all of your teeth are missing. A flesh-colored base is placed over your gums. The base of the top denture will go over the palate, and the lower one has a horseshoe shape so that your tongue fits comfortably.
Partial dentures are used when some of your teeth are missing. Partial dentures are seen as an alternative to fixed dental bridges, with the of the key differences being that partial dentures are removable. The partial denture fits over a metal frame that will be attached to your surrounding teeth. In some instances, dental crowns can be put over your natural teeth to act as anchors for your partial denture.
Full and Partial Dentures in Sterling, VA
If you are experiencing severe tooth decay or have several missing teeth, contact Dr. Sattar for dentures in Sterling, VA. You may call our office at 703-450-9723 to setup an appointment.