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The Impact of Tooth Loss

Tooth loss can affect more than just your smile. It can lead to significant oral health issues and impact your overall well-being:

  • Eating Difficulties: Losing teeth can make chewing difficult, which may lead to nutritional deficiencies.
  • Speech Issues: Teeth play a crucial role in speech. Missing teeth can impair your ability to pronounce certain words.
  • Facial Sagging: Tooth loss can cause the muscles in your face to sag, altering your appearance.
  • Bone Loss: Without tooth roots, the jawbone can begin to deteriorate, affecting the shape of your face and oral health.

Understanding Dentures

Dentures are removable dental appliances used to replace missing teeth and are designed to look and function like your natural teeth. They not only improve your smile and facial appearance but also restore your ability to eat and speak more effectively.

Types of Dentures

  • Complete Dentures: Used when all teeth are missing, mounted on a flesh-colored acrylic base that fits over your gums.
  • Partial Dentures: Ideal for when one or more natural teeth remain in the upper or lower jaw, helping to prevent other teeth from shifting.

The Many Benefits of Getting Dentures

Choosing dentures can have a transformative effect on both your health and your self-esteem, such as:

  • Dentures help to restore your natural smile and facial structure.
  • With a full set of teeth, you can enjoy a wider variety of foods and speak more clearly.
  • Dentures help prevent the problems associated with tooth loss, such as shifting of remaining teeth and further bone loss.
  • Dentures are tailored to fit comfortably in your mouth and match your natural teeth, ensuring a natural look and feel.

The Process of Getting Dentures

Initial Consultation

Your journey toward a new smile begins with a consultation at Grace Dental Care. Dr. Cherian will assess your oral health, discuss your needs and preferences, and explain the best options for your situation.

Impressions and Measurements

If dentures are deemed suitable, precise impressions and measurements of your jaw and remaining teeth will be taken to create your custom dentures.

Trial Fittings

Before the final denture is created, a model of your dentures (in wax or plastic) may be fitted to ensure that the shape, color, fit, and appearance align with your needs. Adjustments can be made at this stage to ensure your final dentures will be just right.

Final Denture and Adjustments

Once your custom dentures are ready, you will have a final fitting. Dr. Cherian will make any necessary adjustments to ensure that your new dentures are comfortable and functional.

Follow-Up Care

After receiving your dentures, follow-up visits are crucial to adjust the fit as needed and to discuss how to care for your dentures properly.

Enjoy Expert Specialty Dentistry from a Team that Truly Cares

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Personalized Care

Every patient has unique needs and goals. Our team takes the time to understand your situation and recommend the best solution for you, your smile, and your lifestyle.

Advanced Technology

We strive to raise the bar. By staying up-to-date on the latest in dental technology, techniques, and training, we ensure precise, efficient, and comfortable procedures.
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Flexible Financing

Everyone deserves a smile they can be proud of. We offer financing solutions and flexible payment options to take the stress out of your treatment experience. 

New Patient Specials

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Emergency Exam

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long will it take to get used to my new dentures?

It typically takes a few weeks to get accustomed to new dentures. Initially, they may feel odd or loose while your cheek and tongue muscles learn to keep them in place.

How should I care for my dentures?

Dentures should be brushed daily to remove food particles and plaque, and soaked overnight in a denture cleaning solution. Regular dental check-ups are also important to adjust the fit and examine oral health.

Will dentures affect how I speak?

You may notice minor changes in how you pronounce certain words. However, with practice and time, speaking with dentures becomes more natural.

How often do I need to replace my dentures?

Dentures typically need to be replaced every 5 to 8 years due to natural changes in your jaw and wear and tear on the appliance.

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Dr. Avinash Cherian

I’m thrilled to serve my patients each day, I can personally ensure they receive the individual attention they deserve – but don’t always get at those big dental offices!
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Dr. Lawrence Lambroia

I’m so proud to have served my community for over 40 years, creating generations of healthy smiles in East Meadow and the surrounding areas!
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Personalized Service

Every patient has unique dental needs and preferences, so we tailor our treatments to each individual. At Grace Dental Care, you're not just a patient but part of our dental family. Each smile we care for is a testament to our commitment to quality and the trust our patients place in us.

Specialized Care

From natural-looking dental implants and precise tooth extractions to advanced oral surgery and custom-fitted dentures, our expertise covers a broad spectrum. For those who may experience anxiety or need extensive dental work, we provide IV sedation dentistry for a comfortable and stress-free experience.

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