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What is a Precision Partial Denture?

November 11, 2018

What is a Precision Partial Denture? Frank (patient name changed for privacy) didn’t like several things about his partial dentures. They looked “old” The clasps that held the partial in place were unnatural and ugly The partials didn’t stay in well They made his gums sore, and Food always collected below them Precision partial dentures were offered as an option to help solve all of […]

Immediate Denture Home Care

March 12, 2018

Filed under: Dentures and Partial Dentures — Tags: — Dr Gillis @ 1:16 am

HOME CARE INSTRUCTIONS FOR IMMEDIATE DENTURES Provided by Julie M Gillis DDS                  Phone: (970) 242-3635 Immediate Denture Home Care: An Immediate denture is a denture inserted on the day of tooth extractions.  The denture covers and protects the surgical sites and allows for immediate function.  The patient does not have to go without teeth during the healing phase.  There are a few important things to […]

Denture Home Care Instructions

February 19, 2018

Filed under: Dentures and Partial Dentures — Tags: — Dr Gillis @ 6:47 pm

Home Care Instructions for Your New Denture(s) Provided by Julie M Gillis DDS    Phone: (970) 242-3635   Dentures can make a huge difference in your smile.  You can look better, feel better and eat better.  It is important to properly care for your denture and your mouth.  Here are some of our office‘s favorite home care instructions for your denture. Care of your Denture and […]

Overlay Partial Denture for Bite Opening

January 27, 2017

Filed under: Dentures and Partial Dentures — Tags: — Dr Gillis @ 8:00 am

Overlay Partial Denture for Bite Opening       An overlay partial denture is compared to a flexible partial denture in this blog.  An overlay partial is described and illustrated above. All partial dentures are designed to fit around the remaining teeth and replace missing teeth.  There are many designs for partial dentures from complex to simple.  Some partial dentures use precision attachments instead of the […]

Dentures Can Look Awesome AND Natural!

November 10, 2015

Filed under: Dentures and Partial Dentures,Dentures or Partial Dentures — Tags: — Dr Gillis @ 3:28 pm

What is a Swing-Lock Removable Partial Denture?

October 5, 2015

What is a Swing-Lock Partial Denture? Missing teeth can often be replaced with a removable partial denture.  Often the cause of missing teeth is periodontal disease.  Patients with periodontal disease have lost supporting bone around the teeth and the teeth are often slightly loose.  If this is the case, or is many teeth are missing, patients may find it difficult to wear the partial denture […]

Know Your Tooth Replacement Options in Grand Junction, CO

September 3, 2015

If you have teeth that are damaged or missing, then you’re familiar with the challenges these may present. You may not be able to eat some of your favorite foods, many of which might be key ingredients of a nutritious diet, as well. Missing or broken teeth may make speaking difficult in both professional and social settings. You may even be reluctant to smile. And […]

Replace Missing Teeth with Partial Dentures Grand Junction, CO

August 12, 2015

If you have several missing teeth, then you know the consequences are more than cosmetic. Yes, of course, there is the fact that when you smile or speak other people see that you’ve lost teeth. Beyond this, however, missing teeth can affect your ability to speak, which may impact your confidence socially and professionally. And having even one missing tooth—to say nothing of several missing […]

Tell Me About Full and Partial Dentures! Done!

June 12, 2015

Tell Me About Full and Partial Dentures I would love to! A full or partial denture is a removable appliance with artificial teeth to replace missing natural teeth and gum tissue. A full denture replaces all the teeth in one arch while a partial denture replaces just the missing teeth present in a dental arch and may often use the remaining teeth to help support […]

Partial Dentures as Replacements For Missing Teeth

January 8, 2015

Partial Dentures – Why Would I Want One? A full or partial denture is a removable appliance with artificial teeth to replace missing natural teeth and gum tissue. A full denture replaces all the teeth in one arch while a partial denture replaces just the missing teeth present in a dental arch and may often use the remaining teeth to help support and maintain the partial […]