Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN
If you wear dentures now or will be a denture wearer in the near future, you may want to consider getting teeth in a day at Nashville dental office Devine Dentistry. Teeth in a day is a relatively new procedure where you can get a brand new set of permanent replacement teeth that are anchored to dental implants all in one day, without the need for waiting weeks on a dental lab to fabricate your restorations. And no, we aren’t talking about an uncomfortable, poorly made set of economy dentures either!
Here’s what you need to know about teeth in a day, and how it may work for you
To be a candidate for teeth in a day, you must currently wear dentures or will be having your remaining teeth extracted because they are damaged beyond repair. Before we have you throw out your old set of dentures, or pull any of your teeth, we have you come in to our office to take photographs and impressions of your mouth. The doctor also will take precise measurements of your mouth to make sure the proper distance remains between your nose, mouth, and chin as to avoid that “sunken in” look common among adults with multiple lost teeth.
We gather this useful information to send to our trusted dental lab that then fabricates your new replacement teeth. Here’s the good part – these teeth are made using high-quality dental materials that will make the artificial gum tissue and replacement teeth look completely natural to the point that no one will be able to tell that they aren’t real! The single unit consists of meticulously designed replacement teeth, and gum tissue to match the inside of your mouth precisely, not that strange artificial look of economy dentures.
Next, we place four dental implants strategically located in the upper and lower dental arch. The purpose of the implants is to anchor the new replacement teeth once they are made, later that same day. Implants serve as a replacement for the roots of your lost teeth, although only four implants are needed instead of one for every single missing tooth.
Later that same day your replacement teeth arrive and are ready to be permanently attached to your implants. The replacement unit is also referred to as an overdenture because of how the unit fits over the boney ridge of your gums. However, the palate is open, unlike traditional dentures.
The best part about getting teeth in a day is that when you leave our office, you have a new set of beautiful teeth that function like your natural teeth did when they were healthy and strong!
Is it time to say goodbye to your old set of dentures or are you looking to get dentures but putting it off for various reasons including the fact that they probably won’t look all that natural? If this sounds like you, then teeth in a day in the Green Hills area may be the right option for you, even if you have been previously told that you weren’t a candidate for dental implants.
To learn more about this procedure, please contact Devine Dentistry by calling (615) 269-4209 to schedule a consultation. We welcome patients of Belle Meade, Green Hills, and Nashville.