DENTURES

Full Teeth Replacement in Pasadena

In some cases, removing your teeth and replacing them with adenture is the best way to eliminate infection caused by periodontal disease.Dentures restore the health of your mouth and prevent bone loss due to thespread of periodontal disease. Dentures are custom-fitted to your mouth and canbe placed on the same day that your remaining teeth are extracted.

A denture or a complete denture as it is often called, is anappliance that is inserted in the mouth, replaces natural teeth and providessupport for the cheeks and lips.

Most dentures are made of acrylic and can be fabricated twodifferent ways.

A conventional denture is made after all teeth have been extractedand the tissues (gums) have healed.

An immediate denture is fabricated and inserted immediately afterthe teeth are extracted and the tissues are allowed to heal under the denture.

An upper denture has acrylic, usually flesh colored that coversthe palate (roof of the mouth).

A lower denture is shaped like a horseshoe to leave room for thetongue.


Please call 626-792-4300 with questions about Dentures orto make an appointment with Dr. Haddad.


The teeth are made of plastic, porcelain or a combination of both.Dentures can be fabricated to fit over endodontically treated teeth and acomplete denture can be attached to dental implants to allow for a more securefit of the appliance.

Dentures, over a normal course of time, will wear and need to bereplaced or relined in order to keep the jaw alignment normal. The alignmentwill slowly change as the bone and gum ridges recede or shrink due to theextraction of the teeth. Regular dental examinations are still important forthe denture wearer so that the oral tissues can be checked for disease orchange