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Philadelphia Dentist explains, what are Permanent Dentures?

Permanent Dentures from Dr. David Spilkia

Tooth loss can cause a loss of self-esteem and confidence for many, as well as greatly affect the way they speak and chew. When patients are dealing with the loss of many natural teeth, they can schedule a visit with a Philadelphia dentist. Permanent dentures, dental implants, and dental bridges are all solutions that can help patients who are struggling with the loss of several teeth. However, every patient’s situation is unique and Dr. Spilkia understands this. At Spilkia Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, ensuring that patients have healthy, functioning smiles is top priority. This is why some patients may find that permanent dentures are the best solution to their dental problem.

Permanent dentures are made to snap into place over dental implants for strength and stability, unlike traditional dentures, which are held in place with dental adhesives or natural suction. Patients who want something more durable will consider a restoration such as permanent dentures. This is often the best way to restore a smile.

To make permanent dentures, Dr. Spilkia will first work with patients to determine if dentures are right for them. An outside dentist will extract any remaining teeth that are in the dental arch. Then, Dr. Spilkia will take impressions of the patient’s gums and discuss the changes the patients may want in their new cosmetic dentures. Whiter teeth and different teeth shapes are a couple of considerations patients may have. The impressions are sent to a laboratory where the dentures are made, which may take several weeks. When ready, the patient will have mini dental implants placed and then be able to use their permanent dentures immediately afterwards. The patient will be able to enjoy the benefits of a healthy, functioning smile with their permanent dentures!

Permanent dentures are a great solution for many Philadelphia patients, and Dr. Spilkia and his team provide these restorations for the patients who may benefit most from them. If you are struggling with tooth loss and are considering permanent dentures, call Spilkia Family and Cosmetic Dentistry today to schedule a consultation appointment. You will be able to ask any questions or discuss any concerns that you may have during the examination to determine whether they may be right for you!

 
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Dr. David Spilkia - David Spilkia Family and Cosmetic Dentistry

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Dr. David Spilkia has been attending to the dental needs of the communities of Philadelphia, PA for almost three decades and is trusted by his patients. Having started his education at The City College of New York and graduating from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 1983, he practiced dentistry for a few years, before starting the David Spilkia Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in 1988.

Among the range of cosmetic and general dentistry procedures provided by Dr. Spilkia are restorative dentistry, dental implants, smile makeovers, and Invisalign orthodontics.
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