Dentures serve as a pain-free alternative to dental implants. Dentures improve a patient’s smile without a
long recovery period.
Dentures Q & A
How Are Dentures Made?
Dentures are created for each patient and his or her needs. Due to their customized nature, dentures
few visits to receive the final product. During the initial appointment, Dr. Borisson will make an
the patient’s mouth and take several precise measurements. At the second appointment, the patient will be
to try on a model denture and offer feedback about the look and feel.
Dr. Borisson will then proceed to make any necessary adjustments based on the patient’s feedback and the
version of the denture is sent to be manufactured in a lab and delivered to the patient to wear.
Do Dentures Change the Way People Speak and Eat?
Yes, dentures improve the patient’s ability to speak and eat. Dentures allow patients to chew normally and
speak without the presence of a lisp. Dentures are more reliable than crowns and bridges and will increase
overall stability of the patient’s mouth.
How Are Dentures Held in the Mouth?
Dentures are custom-fitted to the patient’s jaw and stay in place effortlessly and naturally. However, if
patient wants added security and confidence, denture adhesive is the solution. Two main types of adhesives
available: pastes and powders. The paste is used by simply applying small dots along the ridge of the
and the process can be performed while the dentures are wet or dry.
Denture powders are recommended over pastes because they are easier to use and easier to clean while
a better fit. Powderswork by simply sprinkling the adhesive onto the places where it will touch the
What Are the Benefits of Dentures?
Dentures are a favorite among patients for many reasons. Dentures are removable and do not require any
procedures to install. They are also very easy to keep clean and tidy at all times. Dentures also serve to
exercise facial muscles and keep them from sagging while enhancing and maintaining the patient’s natural
for years to come.