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Key Tooth Repair and Replacement Terms

There are many dental specialists who repair and replace damaged or missing teeth. A general dentist will be able to refer a patient to the correct specialist. Below are eight terms to know when dealing with tooth repair and replacement specialists.

  • Full Denture - A full set of removable, fake teeth that are worn by individuals missing all of their upper or lower teeth. Dentures improve chewing ability, appearance, and speech.
  • Partial Denture - A removable set of false teeth used by individuals missing some of their teeth on the top or bottom arch. Partial dentures have the same benefits of full dentures but for individuals who are not yet missing all of their teeth on an arch.
  • Denturist - A specialist who takes impressions of a patient's gums and jaw and then makes a set of removable teeth. Denturists also repair and realign their patient's dentures.
  • Endodontics - A dental specialty that focuses on the living tissues inside a tooth and the tissues surrounding the root. Dentists who specialize in endodontics perform procedures like root canals and treat cracked and damaged teeth.
  • Prosthodontist - A specialist who diagnoses and corrects conditions that cause missing or deficient teeth and oral tissues. A Prosthodontist restores and replaces teeth to improve function and appearance.
  • Crown - A cap the covers a tooth and is used to improve the strength or appearance of a tooth.
  • Extraction - The removal of a tooth because of decay, gum disease, damage, aesthetic reasons, or a lack of space. The most common type of extraction is the removal of impacted wisdom teeth.
  • Dental Implant - An object made to resemble the root of a tooth, placed within the jaw bone, which accepts the object as a tooth. Implants are often used to support crowns, which give the appearance of real teeth.
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    columbus dentures
    3281 North High Street Columbus, Oh 43202, Columbus, OH 43202
    Call Dover Dental Group in Columbus for dentures and denture care. please call me and other information.
    (614) 915-0026
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    Dover Dental Group 3281 N. High St., Columbus, Oh, Columbus, OH 43202
    Call Dover Dental Group in Columbus for dentures and denture care.Call Dover Dental Group in Columbus for dentures and denture care.
    (614) 915-0026
    Dentures Plus
    79 Thurman Street, Columbus, OH 43206
    We would like to welcome you to our office. We take great satisfaction in helping you maintain optimal oral health. Our office will provide you with several options for your denture needs.
    (614) 443-7371
    Aspen Dental
    1681 N Bechtle Ave, Springfield, OH 45504
    (937) 324-1900
    Aspen Dental
    8321 Troy Pike, Dayton, OH 45424
    (937) 401-3420
    Aspen Dental
    1922 W Main St, Troy, OH 45373
    (937) 332-8900
    Aspen Dental
    3286 Pentagon Blvd Ste A, Dayton, OH 45431
    (937) 427-1400
    BestFit Dentures
    273 Regency Ridge Dr, Dayton, OH 45459
    (937) 567-0535
    Aspen Dental
    2411 Miamisburg Centerville Rd, Dayton, OH 45459
    (937) 436-5600
    Baxter Dental Care
    777 Columbus Ave Ste 9, Lebanon, OH 45036
    (513) 932-5856
    Aspen Dental
    658 Corwin Nixon Blvd, South Lebanon, OH 45065
    (513) 494-3111
    Aspen Dental
    1501 Hilliard Rome Rd, Columbus, OH 43228
    (614) 429-5179
    Aspen Dental
    3397 Princeton Rd Unit 101, Hamilton, OH 45011
    (513) 642-0280
    Aspen Dental
    3746 National Rd E, Richmond, IN 47374
    (765) 966-4000
    Affordable Dentures
    1951 Bellefontaine Rd, Lima, OH 45804
    (419) 228-6680


    A denturist is an oral health technician who ensures that false teeth fit patients appropriately. They work with dentists to handle the specific health needs of individuals who are missing some or all of their teeth. They may design both fixed and removable dentures. They also may take part of the role of a dental hygienist by advising on how to best keep dentures clean. They both fit new dentures and repair or, if necessary, replace broken ones. Unlike a fully trained prosthodontist, they are not qualified to create and fit implants. However, removable dentures are often far more affordable. Denturists advise on care, hygiene and toothpaste choice, and on things such as denture whitening. They do their best to ensure that dentures are cosmetically appropriate and fit correctly. Their services are covered for most insured individuals. For many individuals, finding a local denturist for a fitting is a cheaper option than going to their dentist or a prosthodontist. Dentures may be full or partial. Many partial dentures, such as bridges, fasten to the existing teeth. Denturists require various supplies for the making of false teeth. They purchase the teeth themselves, baking ovens, fixture glue and other supplies. While some denturists work in a dental office, others work independently with hygienists on their staff. This is often a more affordable option. However, the legal situation of denturists varies from state to state. Some states do not license them at all, others have various requirements. For example, some states require that a license be obtained and publicly displayed.
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