Is It Time for Dentures? | Walnut Creek Dentist


When something traumatizes your teeth, there is a good chance tooth loss has taken place. And while there is no reason to fret, there are options to repair your grin. One of these options is dentures. Unfortunately, the only one who can really tell if it’s time for you to get dentures is your dentist, so if something happens to your smile, it’s time to make a dental appointment for a quick checkup. Your dental professional will have the expert knowledge and expertise to suggest dentures after a thorough examination of your teeth and mouth. If dentures are suggested, there are several denture options available and she will help you decide which is best for you. The following are some signs that you are a good candidate for dentures:

Severe tooth decay. if the teeth are decayed beyond repair, then they will need to be pulled. If it’s only a few teeth, a bridge can be used. If a majority of the teeth are decayed or missing, a full denture would be needed.

Physical injury. People with sports injuries or accidents which lead to tooth loss.

Periodontal disease. If teeth and gums are left untreated, periodontal disease can lead to tooth loss. Keep your dental health up by practicing proper dental hygiene.

Thanks to the modern advancements in technology, dentures are not what they used to be. There are several options available from different shapes, sizes, colors and the new implant supported dentures. They are custom fitted to give you the smile you have always wanted, and no one will have to know you are wearing dentures.

For more information about dentures, call Drs. Barmby and Frick in Walnut Creek, CA at 925-934-5526 or visit

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