Dentures

DiNinno Family Dental – Fitchburg MA

Missing Teeth Replacement

A denture or a complete denture as it is often called, is an appliance that is inserted in the mouth, replaces natural teeth and provides support for the cheeks and lips.

Most dentures are made of acrylic and can be fabricated two different ways.

  • A conventional denture is made after all teeth have been extracted and the tissues (gums) have healed.
  • An immediate denture is fabricated and inserted immediately after the teeth are extracted and the tissues are allowed to heal under the denture.
  • An upper denture has acrylic, usually flesh colored, that covers the palate (roof of the mouth).
  • A lower denture is shaped like a horseshoe to leave room for the tongue.

The teeth are made of plastic, porcelain or a combination thereof. Dentures can be fabricated to fit over endodontically treated teeth and a complete denture can be attached to dental implants to allow for a more secure fit of the appliance.

Dentures over a normal course of time will wear and need to be replaced or relined in order to keep the jaw alignment normal. The alignment will slowly change as the bone and gum ridges recede or shrink due to the extraction of the teeth. Regular dental examinations are still important for the denture wearer so that the oral tissues can be checked for disease or change.

 

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Our Latest Patient Testimonial

I went to visit DiNinno Family Dental in January of this yearl I was very nervous and self-conscious of my teeth. All the staff were extremely friendly and professional and I felt immediately at ease when I arrived. Dr. DiNinno took the time at my consultation to make sure he understood all my concerns and assured me he would come up with a plan for me. His dad even came in to welcome me to the practice and I left there that day feeling that I finally found a dentist I was comfortable with and could trust. I ended up getting upper and lower partials and now I couldn't be happier with my new smile. 🙂 You have my sincere recommendation to visit DiNinno Family Dental for all your dental needs.

- Kerry C

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Not sure who to thank first, this office or the oral surgeon that recommended Dr. DiNinno . MANY bad experiences left me dreading trying another new dentist. I asked my oral surgeon and both he all of his staff recommended Dr. DiNinno. They were right. Dr. DiNinno seems to "get" why so many dentists have a bad rap and has taken strides to change that. Well done Dr. DiNinno. Great work on my tricky mouth too !! Thanks.

- Deb M

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Our Latest Patient Testimonial

Not sure who to thank first, this office or the oral surgeon that recommended Dr. DiNinno . MANY bad experiences left me dreading trying another new dentist. I asked my oral surgeon and both he all of his staff recommended Dr. DiNinno. They were right. Dr. DiNinno seems to "get" why so many dentists have a bad rap and has taken strides to change that. Well done Dr. DiNinno. Great work on my tricky mouth too !! Thanks.

- Deb M

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