Dentures Services Salem VA - Eschenbach Family Dentistry

Enhancing your smile can dramatically rejuvenate your entire appearance. Full smile makeover treatments can range from tooth whitening, crowns, implant-supported dentures, and to more cosmetic treatments such as teeth straightening and porcelain veneers.

Our patients at Eschenbach Family Dentistry love our Dentures because of the accuracy that ensures a supreme fit, and the fast creation process that means they can enjoy their new dentures within a quicker timeframe.

What are Dentures?

Dentures more commonly known as false teeth are worn by patients that need to replace lost teeth or missing teeth so that they can function and eat as they’d expect to. Although dentures are a general dental treatment, their cosmetic benefits are obvious, because they give the appearance of a full set of teeth.


Two types of dentures

Full dentures – Are given to patients when all teeth are removed. If you are missing all of your teeth or if all of your teeth need to be removed due to decay or gum disease, you may be a candidate for complete dentures.

Partial dentures are attached to a metal framework connected to your natural or remaining teeth and are used to fill in where permanent teeth from the upper or lower jaw have been removed.

Factors to be Considered when Cleaning your Dentures

It is important to clean your dentures properly. Neglecting to care for your dentures can impact your oral health. You may be at risk of developing the following conditions if you do not take care of your immediate dentures, conventional dentures, or any kind of dentures:

  • Bad breath
  • Altered taste – tongue learns to adopt
  • Swelling or developing a sore in your mouth from denture stomatitis

Factors to be Considered when Cleaning your Dentures

  • The cleaning should remove plaque and stains.
  • The products used to clean your dentures should not cause damage to them. This can create complications when wearing them and could cause more bacteria to grow.
  • The cleaning should be antimicrobial.

There are standard denture cleaning practices to help you minimize bacteria buildup and avoid damage to your dentures.

The standard guidelines for cleaning dentures:

Dentures require daily cleanings with products specifically created for them. Cleaning with a soft-bristled brush keeps them looking fresh and reduces the potential for bacteria growth and associated health concerns that may arise.

  • Clean your partial dentures or complete dentures with a special soft bristles toothbrush and soak them in a cleansing solution or water daily.
  • Take them out when you sleep.
  • Schedule appointments with a dentist regularly.
  • Make sure to brush the interior of your mouth when your dentures are out.
  • Daily brushing.
  • Daily soaking.

Do not forget about cleaning the rest of your mouth when you take out your dentures to clean them. It would help if you brush the inside of your mouth with a toothbrush to keep it healthy.

Eschenbach Family Dentistry can help you to clean your dentures. We use special instruments like ultrasonic cleansers. This will remove the biofilm that grows on the dentures over time.

Get the Best Dentures with Eschenbach Family Dentistry - Salem VA

Teeth are important. A healthy set of teeth not only helps you show off a beautiful smile but also helps you maintain good overall health. The absence of a tooth or multiple teeth can make common tasks such as chewing and speaking much more difficult. Eschenbach Family Dentistry offers a wide range of dental services like dentures, root canals, crowns, and bridges.

Dental Implant

A dental implant is a surgical procedure that is the replacement of tooth roots. Implants provide a strong foundation for fixed (permanent) or removable replacement teeth that are made to match your natural teeth remain.

While dental implants work well when replacing a single tooth, they may not be the best option for multiple teeth replacement. However, since a dental implant requires surgery and typically costs more than bridges or dentures, they aren’t right for everyone.

Resin-Retained Bridge

A resin-retained bridge is often much less invasive than a fixed bridge. While a fixed bridge is best for teeth that are relied upon for chewing, a resin-retained bridge can be a good alternative for missing front teeth.

A resin-retained bridge attaches to the neighboring teeth on each side. Although they are known for being less durable than a fixed bridge, they also tend to be much less expensive. To know more about implant retained dentures contact Eschenbach Family Dentistry today!

Fixed Bridge

Quite simply, a fixed bridge bridges the gap between one or more missing teeth. Once the bridge is in place, however, a fixed dental bridge looks feels, and functions like natural teeth do not require removal for cleaning, and is typically much more cost-effective than a dental tooth implant.

Removable Partial Dentures

Removable partial dentures consist of replacement teeth for a small section of missing teeth and look and function as normal. While a removable partial denture is great for chewing and aesthetic appeal, they are far less durable than a tooth implant or bridge and can become uncomfortable when worn for an extended amount of time.

But they are typically the least expensive tooth replacement option available and are easy to repair if any damage occurs.

Removable Complete Dentures

Depending on how many teeth you currently have, removable complete dentures can be fairly invasive and require multiple trips to the dentist.

Unlike a removable partial denture, where only a section of missing teeth is replaced, a removable complete denture is used to replace most, if not all, teeth. While a removable complete denture is both aesthetic and functional, it can be uncomfortable and aren’t to be worn for 24 hours a day.

Consult your Dentist to Find the Best Option for your Natural Teeth

If you’re looking for some of the best long-lasting and affordable full or partial cosmetic dentures near you in Salem, VA our state-of-the-art clinic can help.

All options presented are reliable and work well for replacing missing teeth, but discussing the options with a professional is the only way to ensure you get the specific dental treatment you need. We have several options for affordable dentures and other general and comprehensive dentistry services in Salem VA, call Eschenbach Family Dentistry today!