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WHAT IS A PARTIAL DENTURE? Partial arch When several teeth are missing, we may recommend a partial denture for replacing them. A partial can solve a number of problems caused by missing teeth. Diagnosis and treatment To determine if partial dentures are right for you, we perform a thorough exam of your teeth and gums. The exam typically includes x-rays to check the health of your jawbone. We also take impressions to create an accurate model of your mouth. In addition, we work with you to select the best color and shape for Shifting Teeth your new teeth. There are several types of partials, so we will talk with you about the best type for your situation. Problems caused by missing teeth Missing teeth change the biting forces on teeth around the space. Neighboring teeth start to shift, and the opposing teeth begin to extrude out of their sockets. These changes create places around the teeth that are hard to keep clean; so plaque and bacteria quickly accumulate. This accumulation case cause tooth decay and periodontal disease. Changes in the bite can also put improper chewing forces on the shifted teeth, and this may lead to grinding, clenching and painful problems with your jaw joint, the TMJ. In addition, an uneven bite can make it hard to chew and enjoy food. Benefits of a partial Partial dentures replace missing teeth, and this provides many benefits, including easier eating and clearer speech. The partials are removable for easier cleaning, and they are a good way to maintain a stable bite and restore a natural-looking smile. New Patients Always Welcome Bremen Family Dentistry Dr. Doug Tolle, DDS Bremen Family Dentistry, PC 1712 W. Plymouth St. Bremen, IN 46506 574-546-2851 BremenFamilyDentistry.com WHAT IS A PARTIAL DENTURE? Partial arch When several teeth are missing, we may recommend a partial denture for replacing them. A partial can solve a number of problems caused by missing teeth. Diagnosis and treatment To determine if partial dentures are right for you, we perform a thorough exam of your teeth and gums. The exam typically includes x-rays to check the health of your jawbone. We also take impressions to create an accurate model of your mouth. In addition, we work with you to select the best color and shape for Shifting Teeth your new teeth. There are several types of partials, so we will talk with you about the best type for your situation. Problems caused by missing teeth Missing teeth change the biting forces on teeth around the space. Neighboring teeth start to shift, and the opposing teeth begin to extrude out of their sockets. These changes create places around the teeth that are hard to keep clean; so plaque and bacteria quickly accumulate. This accumulation case cause tooth decay and periodontal disease. Changes in the bite can also put improper chewing forces on the shifted teeth, and this may lead to grinding, clenching and painful problems with your jaw joint, the TMJ. In addition, an uneven bite can make it hard to chew and enjoy food. Benefits of a partial Partial dentures replace missing teeth, and this provides many benefits, including easier eating and clearer speech. The partials are removable for easier cleaning, and they are a good way to maintain a stable bite and restore a natural-looking smile. New Patients Always Welcome Bremen Family Dentistry Dr. Doug Tolle, DDS Bremen Family Dentistry, PC 1712 W. Plymouth St. Bremen, IN 46506 574-546-2851 BremenFamilyDentistry.com