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Rating: 5 Dermatologist Walnut Creek - Five Star Reviews By James W.
Dr. William E. Virtue DDS, FIAOMT, NMD
I have been going to Dr. Virtue's dental office for many years after going to many other dentists in the area with no sucess. This practice is the TOTAL EXPERIENCE! From the time in walk in until you walk out you feel that not only are you in the best hands but that you are among experienced, caring friends. Not only do they care about their patients but about each other and it is apparent from the first visit. If you are looking for a dentist I strongly recommend Virtue Dental Care in Yadkinville. It is worth trying. Bet you can't just go one time!
Reviewed by maple885
Implant supported cosmetic dentures never look fake when done with Dr. Virtue’s talent and expertise
Anyone with significant tooth loss will tell you that missing teeth do more than damage the look of the smile. Tooth loss can affect speech, the ability to chew properly, and can lead to an increase in oral conditions such as decay or disease.

Denture can help improve functions for patients who are missing teeth. Patients can regain the ability to eat their favorite foods, speak normally, and feel confident in smiling. The technology has come a long way since the ill-fitting, fake teeth used decades ago. Today, there are options for dentures that can be as secure as natural teeth.

Traditional, or conventional, dentures are secured in the mouth by the suction that forms between the gums and the appliance. Special dental adhesive can help aid in this process. While this option may work for many people, there are some downfalls. The design of traditional dentures does not mimic that of a natural tooth. Natural teeth are held firmly within the jawbone by the roots. This provides the stability that is needed for everyday functions. Because of this lack of stabilization, patients will have to adjust to a new way of biting and chewing as the muscles of the mouth learn to function with the dentures.

Implant-supported dentures offer patients the security of natural teeth because they replace the missing tooth root with an implant. . This implant connects with the jawbone to replicate the support structure of a natural root. Dentures can then be attached to the implants and they will function like natural teeth.

Many patients believe that implants are too expensive. The good news is that there does not have to be a one to one ratio of dental implants to missing teeth. Several implants strategically placed can provide the support necessary for an entire denture. Additionally, in many situations dental implants cost less over time because they will not need to be replaced. Investing in the future of your smile is important, so we are happy to work with patients to come up with solutions that work within defined budgets.

For more information on cosmetic options like implant-supported dentures, call us today at 336-679-2034.

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