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Dentures

A denture is simply a way to replace a missing tooth or multiple teeth through a removable plate or frame that holds the artificial tooth and has been done for centuries.

Etruscans in northern Italy already made partial dentures out of human or other animal teeth fastened together with gold bands in the 7th century BC!

Teeth can be lost in multiple ways:

  • Disease (gum disease and others)
  • Genetics
  • Drug Use
  • Trauma
  • Decay

Dentures are created to restore:

  • The ability to chew
  • For looks and appearance
  • To improve speech
  • For the patients self esteem

Waukesha Smiles Dentistry will help you decide whether a denture is needed or crowns and bridges are your best option. We will examine, educate, discuss the pros and cons and cost with you so that you can make the best possible choice for your particular situation.