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Dentures in Houston, TX

Your smile is important and if its time to improve your smile and feel normal eating again Dentures from Summit Dental Center may be the answer. In addition to improving your smile properly made and fitted dentures help you to begin enjoying many of the foods that were just too tough to chew. 

Older Couple With DenturesWhy Choose Summit For Your Dentures in Houston?

Summit has been serving Houston patients for over 20 years; plus under the direction of a Prosthodontist like Dr. Louis Bosse your assured to have the best fit at an affordable cost. We provide our Houston patients who need dentures the best in patient care at our state of the art facility located on I-10 close to the Sam Houston Tollway in the Memorial City Area. Patients that come to our Gessner location enjoy extended hours and Saturday appointments.

If your ready to change your smile and improve your lifestyle Call Us Today and Schedule Your Denture Consultation Appointment 713-425-0450. In addition when you call and schedule your consultation our appointment team will send you a certificate for your Consultation at No Charge.

What Are Dentures?

A denture is a removable replacement for missing teeth and surrounding tissues. It is made of acrylic plastic and sometimes porcelain or metal materials. A denture closely resembles natural gum tissue and teeth, either filling in the spaces created by missing teeth or preventing other teeth from shifting position.

Benefits of Dentures

There are advantages to having replacement teeth compared to either leaving teeth missing or to leaving decaying teeth in your mouth:

  • Help keep facial muscles from sagging.
  • Ability to smile confidently.
  • You will be able to eat and speak (a thing people take for granted until they lose their natural teeth).
  • Brings back confidence.

How Is the Procedure for Dentures Performed?

Dental implants provide stability to existing or new dentures or replace missing teeth. The process generally takes place over a few weeks.

Molds or impressions are made of your mouth to pinpoint accuracy. During your next visit, shape and color will be carefully assessed.

Finally, your dentist precisely adjusts and places the completed denture. The doctor will take time to ensure the dentures look natural and feel comfortable.

You may experience temporary soreness, increased saliva flow, and difficulty swallowing or speaking. These sensations will subside as your muscles and tissues rapidly acclimate to the new dentures.

Additionally, this procedure is done to achieve an improved fit of dentures. This is because it corrects any irregularities of the jaw before the creation of dentures.

Preparing for Dentures

If you are considering dentures, the good news is that you are not alone! Millions of Americans have been through the process that you are considering. It is natural for you to feel apprehensive or overwhelmed when considering all the options. It is worth considering, though, that this change could give you renewed confidence, plus the ability to eat foods that you love. It’s important to remain optimistic and think about the benefits. Please try and avoid injuring your mouth, gums, or teeth and get a good night’s sleep prior to surgery.

Denture Recovery

Patients who received a general anesthetic or intravenous sedation should return home from the office immediately upon discharge. Lie down on your side with the head elevated until all the effects of the anesthetic have disappeared. You should not operate any mechanical equipment or drive a motor vehicle for at least 24 hours or longer if you feel any residual effect from the anesthetic. Watch out for dizziness. Walk slowly and take your time. Sudden changes in position can cause nausea and/or lightheadedness and even fainting. Having someone escort you to the bathroom (and any other necessary activity requiring walking) is a good idea and often necessary.

How Much Do Dentures Cost?

The cost of dentures varies. Summit Dental Center™ is happy to discuss the cost with patients during their initial consultation. The dental clinic accepts dental insurance, cash, major credit cards, and government assistance programs. Financing and payment plans are available as well.

Why Choose Summit Dental Center™?

Known as a “great dentist for kids,” Summit Dental Center™ has a reputation for providing a family friendly atmosphere and positive dental experience.

  • Uses a gentle touch to help put nervous and fearful patients at ease
  • Bright and clean play area for children and gift bags – everyone loves gift bags!
  • Offers ClearCorrect™ as an alternative to Invisalign®
  • Offers general sedation for pediatric patients
  • Quality care at affordable rates
  • 7 convenient locations with flexible evening and weekend hours

What to Expect During Your Consultation

  • All new patients receive a free initial consultation
  • Your initial visit consists of x-rays, examination, and consultation
  • Treatment options are discussed before any service is performed
  • We make quality dental care easy and affordable

With seven convenient locations throughout the Houston area, we offer both extended and weekend hours to our patients. We are dedicated to providing quality dental service, so please contact us today to schedule your appointment and ask about our free consultations!

What our patients have to say about Summit Dental Center

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I really enjoy taking my kids to summit dental the staff there is very friendly and helpful. Dentist Nguyen is a very outstanding and professional person he is awesome with making ... More

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