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Mendham, NJ Cosmetic Dentist - Dentistry of Mendham - Denture Dentist

Are you looking for a permanent way to replace your missing teeth? For more than a decade, Dr. Naren Rajan has practiced and continued his education in restorative dentistry. In fact, Dr. Rajan accepts many restorative dentistry patients by referral. At Dentistry of Mendham, we offer a broad range of services to replace missing teeth, including both full and partial dentures. We hope the information on this page helps you decide which dental restoration option is right for you.

If you’re considering dental dentures as an option to restore your smile, Dr. Rajan would like to see you first. He is specially trained in several cosmetic dental treatments, including dentures, and is specifically trained in the aesthetics of restorative dentistry to make your dentures appear like natural teeth.

There are many ways to take shortcuts when creating dentures for a patient, which is why dentures don’t work out for some people. However, Dr. Rajan is trained to make dentures appear their best and to also work properly for the patient. Additionally, if you have dentures you’re no longer happy with, our Mendham, NJ cosmetic dentist can update your dentures, full, partial, or implant supported, to give you a smile you’re proud to show off. Before you give up on your old set of dentures, schedule an appointment with Dr. Rajan to talk about denture restoration.

Many candidates for dentures are in a situation where their teeth are failing and may not be able to be saved. Unfortunately, many people with this condition may not know where to go or what to do. At our Mendham, NJ cosmetic dentist office we can perform an initial evaluation and if you’re determined to be a good candidate for dentures, we’ll take X-rays and build models to send to the lab. At Dentistry of Mendham, we use some of the best denture labs available, which is one more reason why our dentures turn out so good.

The turn-around time for your dentures to be constructed can take up to eight weeks including lab time. In the meantime, our cosmetic dentist will send you home with a set of immediate dentures so you’re not without teeth.

Types of Dentures

A denture is a dental appliance replacement for missing teeth and surrounding tissue. At our Mendham, NJ dental practice we work with the best denture labs to construct your dentures so they resemble your natural teeth and enhance your smile. We work with removable dentures, full or partial, and implant supported dentures.

There are two types of dentures: complete and partial dentures. Complete dentures are used when all of the natural teeth are missing, whereas partial dentures are used when some natural teeth remain. A partial denture not only fills in the spaces created by missing teeth, it can prevent remaining teeth from shifting.

A complete denture may be either conventional or immediate. A set of conventional dentures is made after the teeth have been removed and the gum tissue has healed. Immediate dentures are made in advance and immediately placed after the teeth are removed so the patient doesn’t have to go without teeth during the healing process.

Dentures are a very durable appliance and will last for many years, although some must be remade, repaired, or readjusted due to normal wear.

Reasons to Consider Dentures
• Complete Denture – All teeth in an arch are lost.
• Partial Denture – Several teeth in an arch are lost.
• Dentures enhance your smile and facial tissues.
• Dentures improve chewing, speech, and digestion.

If you have questions or concerns about dentures, contact us today to schedule an appointment.

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