Generally, yes! It is possible to fabricate your dentures prior to your extractions. Once your extractions have been completed, you can start using your dentures the same day! These are called immediate dentures. Schedule a consult with our office to find our if you will be a good candidate for this option.
It may take 4-6 weeks to get your dentures fabricated. There are generally 5 steps involved in the denture making process. We work with a dental lab to ensure your dentures are made with the highest quality materials. We do not cut corners!
If you are getting a same day crown made in our office, you can expect to be here from 90-minutes to 2 hours. This may sometimes take longer depending on the complexity of your case.
Sometimes, we may decide to send your crown to a dental lab. This may be required if a different material is required for your treatment that we cannot make in the office. For example, we cannot make gold crowns in the office. Your crowns/ veneers can also be sent to a lab if a professional...
Absolutely! Same day crowns fabricated in the office are of comparable quality to crowns that come from a dental lab. In fact, most dental labs use the exact same technology we use to fabricate their crowns!
Dental implant treatment can take 3-6 months to execute. This is because proper time must be given to allow the implant to fuse with the bone before the crown can be attached to the implant.
A dental bridge attaches to natural teeth. A dental implant stands alone and does require treatment of the teeth adjacent to the missing space. Some patients a better candidate for a bridge and some patients are better candidates for a dental implant.
This will vary for many different reasons. We hope your dental treatment will last you a lifetime, however, dental treatment just like most things in life experience normal wear and tear and may have to be replaced occasionally.
A patient that has been recommended for a deep cleaning most likely has some form of periodontal (gum) disease. These patients usually require a more extensive cleaning that involves going under the gums to remove the build-up and bacteria that is causing them to lose bone.