Question: I have dentures that are uncomfortable. They’re loose. They get food trapped underneath them. What can I do?

Dr. Eric Weinstein - Island Dental Associates in Franklin Square Long Island
Dr. Eric Weinstein

Answer: I get asked frequently about dentures and how come they get small particles of food trapped underneath which irritate the gums and make it uncomfortable to eat.

Dentures are a great replacement for missing teeth, but unfortunately sometimes they don’t provide that stability and the adequate seal that you need to eliminate the possibility of particles of food getting trapped or pieces of food getting trapped. So a lot times we go ahead and place dental implants which will give you a permanent restoration, it can give you a permanent replacement of those missing teeth without having to remove your dentures using different types of adhesive which sometimes is not even healthy to use and give you the permanent option that you need and eliminate that problem that you’re experiencing.

Dentures can also be realigned and refit if necessary to try to eliminate the food impaction or the particles getting underneath, but it doesn’t always eliminate it.

So therefore there’s many other options available to you.

Give us a call today. We participate with many different insurance plans. We offer interest free financing. We have flexible payment options as well.

So give us a call, I’m sure we can help you. There’s no reason to wait because those dentures will not get any better. Implants could be a great solution to your problems. Even if you’re a smoker there’s still options available to you to replace those missing teeth. So give us a call today at 516-565-6565 for your free consultation.

A lot of people come into the dental office concerned about the fact they have missing spaces and missing teeth in their mouth. And we give them all the alternatives and the best options, but the best way to replace missing teeth are with dental implants.

Dental implants are a great alternative to dentures as well. It can help stabilize dentures, it can be used to replace a single tooth or a full set of teeth altogether.

If you have really severely broken down teeth or you have deep cavities or you need root canals and all these other procedures just to make a tooth, good morning quotes for her sometimes the best way is just replace it with a dental implant. It’s quick, it’s easy, relatively painless. It should be absolutely perfect for you.

Call us today at (516) 565-6565 to discuss all your dental implant options.

Dr. Eric WeinsteinHi, this is Dr. Eric Weinstein from Island Dental Associates located at 639 Hempstead Turnpike in Franklin Square.  A common question we get from patients is…“how can I replace my missing teeth?”

The answer is that there are many options. Choosing the option that is appropriate for you will depend on what your needs are. At Island Dental we can offer many different options for replacing missing teeth, such as…

(1) dental implants
(2) bridge work
(3) removable prosthesis such as partials

For dental implants, temporary bridges, or partials we can provide you with immediate placement.

Give us a call today at Island Dental Associates in Franklin Square, Long Island to see how we can help you replace your missing teeth as soon as possible.