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What partial dentures in Rochester Hills can do for you

Missing teeth can be detrimental to oral health. Whether you are missing one tooth or several, there are options when it comes to replacement. When entire arches of teeth are missing, we will recommend complete denture or dental implants. When just a single tooth or a few teeth are missing, we may recommend partial dentures.

It is important to fill the empty spaces from missing teeth to minimize the shifting of remaining teeth and also to reduce the ability for bacteria to accumulate in the gap.

There are several different types of partial dentures available. While most will appear the same visibly, they differ in the material used and the way the artificial teeth are supported.

The two main types of partial dentures are fixed and removable. Removable partials are made of a plastic base that is fabricated to match the natural color of your gums. The base is connected to adjacent teeth by a metal framework. Fixed partial dentures consist of two dental crowns that are fitted on top of adjacent teeth. The artificial teeth rest between the dental crowns to complete the smile.

The process for receiving partial dentures starts with your consultation. During this appointment, we will assess the area of gums where teeth are missing as well as adjacent teeth, which will allow us to recommend the most suitable solution for your situation. At this point, the fabrication process can begin. Most patients can expect the process for completing partial dentures to last anywhere from two to six weeks.

After receiving your partial dentures, there will be an adjustment period. During the first few weeks, we recommend that patients try to eat soft foods and begin to slowly transition back to his or her regular diet. There may be some mild irritation from the new denture, but this is only temporary and will go away after a few weeks when the mouth adapts to the appliance.

Replacing missing teeth is vital to maintaining a beautiful smile and oral health. If you are missing teeth and would like to learn more about partial dentures, we invite you to call our office today at (248) 243-6044 and schedule your consultation.

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I had broken a tooth and really needed some help. I found this office on Yelp! as it was local. I called them, and given the situation they were able to get me in a few hours later, also giving me some up front info, telling me the price since I asked. My experience was quite amazing. Everyone was personable, the Dr. knew who I was when I walked in, having never been there. He also spent a few minutes chatting. The entire staff was extremely friendly! They checked into my insurance for me. I would certainly recommend Dr.Aurelia and his team, and I'm going to start going here for my routine work, not just my crazy dental emergencies.
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Experience dentistry with a difference at the office of John L. Aurelia, DDS. With our friendly staff and warm atmosphere, we ensure that your comfort and wellbeing take priority.

Dr. John L. Aurelia received his BA degrees in Biology, Business and Economics from the Kalamazoo College, MI and his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Detroit Mercy. He’s keen on continuous education and has followed courses in cosmetic dentistry, implants, and occlusion at places like the Dawson Academy for Advanced Continuing Dental Education and Pankey Institute. He’s a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, and American and Michigan Dental Associations. He has participated in many humanitarian missions.

Having graduated from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, Dr. Dina Khoury served Veterans during her residency at the VA Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. She has been in private practice for two decades and is passionate about cosmetic dentistry.

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