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What’s the difference between dentures and partials?

The difference between a conventional denture and a partial denture is a conventional one means all of your teeth are missing/will be removed and the denture will fit over the gums only. A partial denture uses your existing healthy teeth to hook onto to give your denture added stability. A partial is usually a better option if you still have strong, healthy teeth that can be used to support it. If none of the teeth are particularly strong it may make more sense to make a conventional denture.

Which Option Works For You

Which option is best for you is very individualized and will depend on many factors. We are always happy to provide consults if you think it may be time for either a denture or partial denture so we can point you in the right direction. If you would like to learn more about dentures, please call our office.

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Dear patients, friends and family,

In light of recent events surrounding the Corona Virus/COVID-19 and the guidance of our national and state dental societies, we will be rescheduling all 6 month cleaning appointments and any elective dental treatment over the next few weeks.

We continue to be available for dental emergencies and are accessible via phone and email. We love our patients and are willing to do whatever we can for the sake of community health and well being, especially for those among us that could be most affected by infection.

At this time, we have NO known cases of COVID-19 among our staff. Dental offices are at extreme risk for propagation of the virus due to the large number of aerosols created during dental procedures, as well as the close proximity we are in to our patients. Therefore we will continue to adhering to the highest levels of infection control.

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