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More About Dentures
Dentures are replacements for missing teeth that can be taken out and put back into your mouth. Although dentures may take some getting used to, modern dentistry provides a natural looking and comfortable alternative to the loss of teeth. We will look at the following types of dentures in detail below:
Conventional Full Dentures
Immediate Full Dentures
Conventional full dentures begin with lll of your teeth being removed. Your gum tissue then goes through a month(s) long healing process without teeth in place. Once the extraction site is healed, your custom dentures will be put in place.
Immediate full dentures begin with measurements so that your dentures can be fitted perfectly to your mouth. Your teeth are then removed. After this, your dentures are placed in the mouth directly after removal. Unlike conventional dentures, you will spend no time without teeth.
Partial dentures are also a non permanent option that can be taken in and out.
There are several factors that will affect the lifespan of your dentures. They will wear down and become discolored with use and age just like natural teeth. Your mouth will also change as you age, and your dentures may need to be refitted from time to time in order to match your mouth shape. In general, most people can expect to wear a set of dentures for 5 to 7 years before they need to be replaced.
It will likely take you some time to adjust to chewing and eating with your new dentures, but over time you should be able to eat most foods normally. Always check with your dentist if any foods are causing you discomfort while chewing or if you are unsure of whether or not you should eat something.
We strive to...
Provide you with comprehensive care throughout your experience with us
Maintain an excellence and passion in dentistry through courses and seminars
Provide you with a one stop shop for all of your dental needs
Work with you to create a long term plan for your oral health
Insurance & Billing
Our office accepts all PPO insurances and other private dental insurances. If you are without dental insurance coverage, we will do our best to work with you to afford treatment. For financing, we provide access to CareCredit at our office and our trained staff can help explain to you its benefits.
Why Choose Our Practice
35+ Years Experience
Dr. Patel has been passionate about taking care of his community for over 35 years now. This experience allows Dr. Patel to take a holistic approach to your oral health.
Care Under One Roof
At our office, Dr. Patel focuses on being a one-stop office, by specializing in numerous dental procedures including dental implants, periodontal therapy, and more.
We regularly attend continuing education courses to improve the dental services our office offers. This allows us to provide some of the highest quality dental care in the Joliet, Illinois area.
Our Satisfied Patients
We are so thankful to all of our amazing patients who have taken the time to share their experiences on Google, Facebook, RateMDs, and other online sources.
Dr Patel is very friendly, experienced and caring. We have been visiting them past 10 years, including our both kid’s braces. Office staff is customer friendly.
now Dr Patel knows and care about a patient teeth better than most dentist ,and staff is courteous and nice about her job. E Carter Thank you for my smile
I have been coming here for years and I would recommend both the dentists very highly... Both are very professional and know what they are doing...
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1507 W Jefferson St #1/2
Joliet, IL 60435
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