Receiving dentures is quick and minimally invasive — allowing you to eat, speak, and laugh without a second thought. Whether you’re missing a few teeth or full arch, Dr. López will help you find the solution that best suits your needs.
We can restore any number of missing teeth with full or partial dentures. We also feature implant-supported dentures for patients who want a full arch restoration with remarkable stability. There are many advantages to dentures, including:
- Support jawbone density and facial muscles
- It usually only takes about three to six weeks to complete the process
- Prevent wrinkles and a sunken-in appearance
- Restore your ability to eat, speak, and smile with confidence
- They look just like your natural teeth
Full vs. Partial Dentures
Conventional dentures, also known as full dentures, are designed to replace a whole arch of teeth, restoring your appearance and chewing function. Full dentures improve your ability to eat and speak comfortably. And they’re completely removable for easy cleaning.
For patients looking to fill one or more spaces in their smile, partial dentures are a natural-looking solution.
To ensure you receive the best possible care, we’ll design a plan that meets your specific needs. Dr. López will make necessary adjustments to your dentures so they’re form-fitted to your mouth for a comfortable fit. After just a few visits, you’ll be able to enjoy all the benefits that come with a complete smile.
If you want a more stable restoration, implant-supported dentures are a great alternative to traditional tooth loss solutions. They can restore a full arch, and since they’re anchored to your jaw, they’ll never slide out of place.
Implant-supported dentures offer the benefits of dental implants with the convenience of full dentures. They provide stability, stimulate healthy jawbone growth, and don’t require any adhesives. This tooth loss solution can be used to support a removable overdenture.
Are You a Candidate for Dentures?
If you’re looking for an affordable and minimally invasive solution for missing teeth, then you’re a candidate for dentures. Compared to dental implants, dentures are faster and more affordable.
There’s no reason to wait any longer. Dentures are a fast, convenient treatment option that will have you smiling again without feeling self-conscious.
Frequently Asked Questions
If my current dentures are loose or ill-fitting, what are my options?
If your dentures don’t fit right, call our Spokane office by dialing (509) 466-1200 to schedule an appointment with Dr. López. After examining your dentures, Dr. López will be better equipped to address the problem.
My dentures broke — what do I do?
If you damage or break your dentures, contact our office immediately at (509) 466-1200 so we can fix the problem right away or replace your dentures.
Don’t try to fix them on your own — we recommend storing them in a safe place until you see Dr. López.
Does dental insurance cover dentures?
Dental insurance usually includes coverage for dentures. Summit Family Dentistry accepts most insurance policies. Dr. López also offers affordable financing options for our patients in Spokane.
If you have questions about financing your dentures, give us a call at (509) 466-1200 to speak to one of our knowledgeable team members. We’ll be happy to contact your insurance provider and we can help you get the most out of your benefits.
What are dentures made of?
Typically, dentures are made of a porcelain or acrylic resin covering a metal base. The material is set in a gum-colored base to look like your natural teeth.
How do I clean my dentures? How do I remove stains?
You can keep your dentures clean by brushing them with a soft-bristled brush and non-abrasive cleaner each day. When you’re not wearing them, soak your dentures overnight in cleanser designed specifically for use with dentures.
Don’t try to soak your dentures in bleach or use any whitening products, as they can be very damaging to your dentures. If they become stained, Dr. López can revitalize your dentures with a professional teeth cleaning.