Custom Made for Comfort and Quality
When a patient decides to receive dentures as their teeth replacement option, the process to fabricate them is very detailed and intricate so that his or her new teeth are customized to look and feel natural. Since everyone’s oral anatomy is unique, customization of prosthetic teeth is essential for increasing oral function and restoring smiles. From the size of one’s mouth to the shape and thickness of their jaws, dentures must be tailor made.
The process for creating dentures begins with taking pictures, X-rays and impressions (molds) of jaws and any existing teeth. Once this is complete, our dentists will determine the unique measurements of the denture(s). These specifications will then be sent to a dental laboratory where the full or partial denture will be created by skilled technicians.
In the interim, while patients are waiting for their new teeth, they may be given temporary prosthetics to wear. Once the dentures are ready, they will be sent to our office and patients will return for a final fitting, and if there are any issues with the way dentures fit, adjustments will be made.
In addition to being custom made, dentures are crafted from very high quality materials to help lend a natural appearance and improvement to one’s smile. Porcelain is used to mimic lost tooth structure while pink-colored acrylic is used to resemble gum tissue. The pink colored portion of dentures is important for creating a seamless transition from natural gum structure to prosthetics.
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I loved my experience with Dental Depot in The Colony! They were professional; had all of the latest x-ray technology; and followed strict Covid-19 precautions. The facility was spotless and the staff from front office to back office were friendly. Dr. Chen and my hygienist, Natalie, were fantastic. Dekema made the check in and out process a breeze! Highly recommended.Rochelle W.6/24/2020
I had the best dental hygienists Beth Nguyen! She made me feel comfortable, at ease, and she and I even had a few laughs. I will definitely be back to see her and this location. I also went to the Highland Village location as well. Dental Depot in The Colony is definitely one I would recommend.Amy T.6/21/2020
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