Removable Dentures in Buenos Aires
Removable dentures are prostheses that replace the lost teeth and gums. They play an esthetic and functional role. They can be partial or complete, according to whether they replace all or some teeth. They are held in position by the other teeth, and by adapting to the maxillaries (complete dentures are only held by this means); implants can also be used for this purpose.
Aesthetics of Removable Dentures
It is very important to emphasize the importance of esthetics. After the loss of teeth, the maxillary bone undergoes resorption. As the teeth and their supporting bone give support to the lips and cheeks, the face acquires a looser appearance and wrinkles are accentuated. This is the typical “older” appearance. When designing the prosthesis, special care has to be taken to grant an adequate support to the soft tissues. It will restore an adequate outline to the face and reduce the wrinkles that develop around the lips, thus, creating a younger appearance.
The correct selection and position of the teeth is also a central key for good results. They are chosen taking into account the basic contour of the face (rounded, square, triangular), dimension of the face, age, sex, personality and special requirements of the patient.
Aesthetics in complete dentures is complex, but if properly achieved, the results are extraordinarily gratifying. In Drs. Pelcman’s Practice, they have vast experience of more than 30 years in this field.
Reaching Your Objectives
In order to reach your objectives for dentures in Buenos Aires it is very important to keep in mind that the success of the outcome is related to the following key elements:
1) Fluent communication with the dentist. To help you with this, Dr. Pelcman and key members of his professional staff are fluent in English.
2) Understanding the limitations of the treatment, being realistic about expectations and having a clear idea of what you want to achieve.
3) Your anatomic features play a role in the treatment. An evaluation by the dentist is necessary.
This is a description of an ideal treatment for preparing a complete removable denture:
1st appointment: You will meet Dr. Pelcman and staff and get to know the facilities. You will also have a clinical and computerized evaluation of your case. Primary impressions are taken.
2nd appointment: Final impressions are taken.
3rd appointment: Record of registers and selection of teeth.
4th appointment: Evaluation of the aesthetics. We recommend that if you came with someone else, to have the person accompany you to this session. Try to have in mind a clear idea of what you want. If it is helpful, you may bring pictures.
5th appointment: Installation and adjustments of the removable denture.
Dr. Samuel Pelcman is a skilled dentist in Argentina with more than 35 years of experience. Patients trust him to help restore the health and beauty of their smile. Please contact us to learn how you may benefit from removable dentures today.