As years go by, chronic periodontal disease can compromise the roots of multiple teeth. This can be compounded by a previous history of severe tooth decay or multiple dental restorations. A mouth in this condition might be significantly limited or even at risk of an oral infection.
To prevent further complications and restore your full oral function, the dentists at Steven J. Brazis, DDS’s Sacramento, California, clinic might recommend fitting you for a set of dentures. These removable dental appliances will replace the presence and appearance of your teeth. However, this will require extracting the compromised teeth that yet remain in your mouth.
Once this is done, your gums have been sutured and we will make an impression of your underlying oral structure. This will be sent to a dental lab to serve as a guide while making your custom dentures.
The dentures will be custom fit to the unique shape of your mouth. Yet many denture wearers like to use denture adhesive for an extra secure hold. This can also help to block out stray food particles from getting between the base of the dentures and your gums.
If you live in the Sacramento, California, area and you have multiple missing or compromised teeth, you should call 916-731-5151 to set up a dentures consultation with one of the dentists at Steven J. Brazis, DDS’s clinic.