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How Long Do You Have To Wait To Get Dentures After Teeth Are Pulled?

Getting a dental extraction can be a challenging step to take most times. The thought that your natural tooth is about to go can send shivers down your spine. However, you can always take solace because tooth extraction is for the best. You might be curious about what comes next after a dental extraction. These include questions like “is my extracted tooth space going to remain empty for too long without a denture?”, “how long till I can get my dentures?’. Let’s get answers to these questions right away.

Dentures are detachable dental fixtures for missing teeth. They are often manufactured at a dental laboratory after the dentist has taken your dental measurements. Dental patients usually need them to bridge the gap between the missing tooth and the surrounding teeth, thereby giving the dental structure adequate support to perform its duties. Missing teeth affect speaking and chewing. However, a tooth that is severely infected or damaged might need to go to avoid additional damages. That doesn’t mean that the patient has to remain without a tooth or teeth, though. Your dentist would recommend various dental restorations, including dental bridges, dental implants, and dentures.

Types Of Dentures

Dentures are made in different to suit the dental patients that need them. Depending on the patient, a particular type of denture might be the best option. You can get different types of dentures in Bayside.

Full dentures are custom-made detachable substitutes for missing teeth. They are most suitable for when the teeth in the upper and lower areas are all removed. People who require full mouth dental extractions due to dental disease or damage can get complete dentures. The dentures are often attached to a flesh-colored rubber and placed on the gums. You would have to wait for your gums and jawbones to heal up before getting the full dentures.

Partial dentures are slightly different from full dentures. Although they are also attached to flesh-colored plastic that fits the gums, they cannot stand alone without surrounding teeth. Unlike full dentures that can be placed without any surrounding teeth to support them, partial dentures require healthy neighboring teeth to support the dentures.

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When Is The Appropriate Time To Get A Denture After Tooth Extraction?

Typically, dentures are fixed between 3-6 months after tooth extraction. That allows the gum tissues and teeth bone to heal properly before the dentures come in. The good news is that you don’t need to worry about your dental appearance and gums during the waiting period because your dentist would provide you with temporary or immediate dentures near you while your gums and teeth bone is on their healing process.

After your gums and bones heal entirely, your dentist will inform you about the date for your denture placement. Keep in mind that the healing process for each patient varies. Your denture placement depends on how fast and well your gums and bones heal up. Some patients might have to wait longer than others.

Dr. Gary Bram and his team at Dental Expressions have completely changed my perception of dental care. From the moment I walked in, I felt welcomed and at ease. The office is immaculate, creating a serene atmosphere that immediately alleviated any anxiety I had about my visit. Dr. Bram’s expertise is excellent. He took the time to thoroughly explain each procedure, ensuring I felt comfortable and informed every step of the way. His attention to detail and commitment to excellence are evident in the outstanding results I’ve achieved.

Gail Katsnelson

3 weeks ago
Very pleasant experience – great staff extremely professional office – Dr Bram took his time explaining exactly what my procedure would entail- I have already referred a friend- I had upper implants which was a procedure that took 4 months to complete – Dr Bram is truly amazing – not only is he an amazing dentist but a great guy- as you can see from the below photo he did an awesome job- he also has an amazing staff – the best experience I have ever had going to the dentist – highly highly recommend if you need this type of dental work done look no further than Dr. Gary Bram and his awesome team – I could not be happier

Joe Marra

4 months ago
I’ve been seeing Dr. Bram for many years and am very happy with the care he is providing. Dr. Bram is very professional and knowledgeable. His office has all the modern equipment, and he is using the latest methods of dental treatment. His staff is very friendly and accommodating. The office is clean and the waiting time is minimal. I strongly recommend this doctor to anyone who is looking for an exceptional service.

Irina Sheynzilberg

4 months ago
Dr. B. Is sincere in my wellbeing…explains all procedures in lay men’s terms…Dr. B. has a great attention to every detail…he’s backed by a very friendly & attentive staff…kudos all around…many thanks!

Paul Kelly

4 months ago
Went in for a dental cleaning and ended up needing a root canal. Dr bram and his staff are absolutely fantastic ! They accommodated me last minute. The hygienist were so friendly and the office manager Tory made the whole process so smooth. I highly recommend this office for anyone looking for dental work.

Victoria Hurst

5 months ago
I have been going to dental expressions along with my family for 20+ years now. They’ve never given us a reason to switch practitioners. Dr. Bram and his lovely staff have offered consistent professional services and a family friendly environment that is passionate about doing whats best for your teeth, smile, and health.

Michaelangelo Tenorio

5 months ago

What Are Immediate Dentures?

Immediate or temporary dentures are often fixed when the dentists complete dental extraction. The immediate dentures are usually set to preserve your dental appearance and prevent the jaw from deteriorating. Normally, the jaw deteriorates after the teeth have been pulled out. The jaw bone and teeth are fused to form the facial structure. Hence, if one or more teeth are pulled out, the jaw bone will lose its balance and make your face look saggy. With immediate dentures, you would have to frequently visit our dentist in Bayside for refitting to allow the shrinking bone to adapt to the dentures before you get your permanent dentures.

Visit us at Dental Expressions By Dr. Gary Bram- Bayside, NY, for your dentures.

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