Dentures

Dental Implants & Prosthodontist Serving Roseville, Sacramento, Citrus Heights, Rocklin & Nearby Northern California

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Failing to replace missing teeth isn’t a smart decision. You will be susceptible to a wide range of oral health issues, including bone deterioration, additional tooth loss, shifting of remaining teeth and an increased risk of gum disease. You’re much better off replacing your missing teeth and reducing your risk of developing these serious problems.

Missing teeth can lead to more problems than you may realize. The unsightliness of a large gap in your smile is actually the least of your concerns. The other issues that may arise can have a much more serious impact on your oral health, making it crucial that you replace missing teeth as soon as possible.

Over time, you will gradually begin to develop the following issues when you fail to replace missing teeth:

If you’ve lost one or more teeth, you’re not alone. Millions of Americans must cope with this serious oral health issue. We’ve prepared the following infographic to provide you with some basic facts about the prevalence of tooth loss throughout the United States.

For more than 40 years, Dr. Paul Binon has been helping individuals in the Roseville area find solutions to replace missing teeth. This is the primary focus of his practice, and he offers a wide range of solutions to address your unique needs and goals. These include:

For more than 40 years, Dr. Paul Binon has been committed to delivering the highest level of dental care and education to patients in the Sacramento and Roseville areas of California. While he is distinguished by his considerable experience and international recognition as a leading prosthodontist, his patients know him for his compassion, artistry and clinical excellence.

Care of the mouth after surgery has an important effort on healing. Depending on the extent and location of the surgery, swelling, discomfort, slight oozing of blood and restricted jaw movement may be expected. These problems need not alarm and may be minimized if the following post-operative instructions are followed:

Bleeding:

Dentures quite often start out reasonable well. As long as there is bone to keep the dentures stable they can be tolerated by many. But when the bone resorbs, at a rate of 5% each year, living with dentures becomes more difficult as the suction between the mouth and the denture is lost. About one third to one half of the denture wearers use denture adhesive to regain the suction. When I recommend denture adhesive I always tell the patient to use just a little bit here and there. But it always turns out that they apply way more that needed.

IT ALL STARTS WITH A SMILE

With a positive attitude, patience and practice, you’ll be facing the future with confidence. And before long, your smile will come as easily as ever.

When you first start wearing your dentures, you may notice that they feel large in your mouth and your lips feel as if they are being pushed forward. You may experience a gag reaction to this fullness, particularly in the back of your mouth. This is a normal reaction. In a short period of time, this sensation will go away and your dentures will feel more natural.