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Miami dentist describes solutions for ill-fitting dentures

Full dentures are a common method of tooth replacement for many patients in Miami. The father and son team at Miami Modern Dental may recommend full dentures when patients are faced with replacing an entire arch of teeth for better function, aesthetics, and health. Full dentures are fabricated of acrylic and include false teeth and gum tissue. They are kept in place on the gum line with natural suction, over-the-counter dental adhesives, or dental implants, depending on the needs of patients.

While full dentures are incredibly popular, they can be troublesome for some people. Full dentures have a tendency to become ill-fitting over time. This is because dentures do not maintain bone structure in the jaw. Without teeth or dental implants in place, patients will experience the shrinking of the jawbone. This causes changes in the structure and affects the fit and function of a full denture. Telltale signs that dentures need to be adjusted includes:
  • Shifting of the denture
  • Sores on the gums
  • Discomfort during wear
  • Dentures that fall out during use
Patients should not repair their dentures on their own. This can cause damage and may necessitate complete replacement. Instead, patients are urged to visit Drs. Marlon Pasquier, Sr. and Marlon Pasquier, Jr. of Miami Modern Dental for professional adjustments to ensure proper results.

If you are struggling with ill-fitting dentures and live in the area of Miami, contact the team at Miami Modern Dental today. We can assess your specific situation and determine if denture adjustments are necessary to improve the way they fit. If replacement is necessary, we will ensure you have access to the best quality materials and enjoy an aesthetic alternative to your current set of dentures.

Our team is dedicated to providing comprehensive dental care solutions, including repair and adjustment of restorations such full dentures. We can be contacted by calling (786) 338-9228 to make an appointment time that works best for you and your active schedule.

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