Woodmere Dentures - Southern Dental Care

Same-Day Consultations Available!

7301 Westbank Expy., Marrero, LA 70072

Same-Day Consultations Available!

7301 Westbank Expy., Marrero, LA 70072

Woodmere Dentures at Southern Dental Care

When it comes to Woodmere dentures, you have plenty of options, so let our dentist at Southern Dental Care help you sort through them. Our practice is located in Marrero, and we can schedule a convenient appointment over the workweek with you.

If you want dentures for the entire upper or lower gum, that means we’ll create complete dentures. If you only have a few missing teeth in a row, that would call for partial dentures. In either case, you can either go with a permanent (that is, surgically implanted) option or a removable option. We’ll first describe the permanent dentures.

Bridges and Implants

A dental bridge is a fixed partial denture consisting of a row of artificial teeth flanked on both sides by dental crowns, which go over the adjacent teeth. In many cases, our dentist will scrape away enamel from these adjacent teeth so that the crowns can fit. As for the artificial teeth, you have a choice in materials: we can make them from gold, silver, or porcelain. (It would be good to get teeth whitening before any denture procedure.) The bridge will be surgically bonded to the gums, though you may still have to come in for readjustments so that you have a comfortable bite.
Implants are another permanent option; instead of being held together by crowns, these cement the teeth into the gums via titanium posts. If you just have one missing tooth, this would be the way to go. Permanent dentures come with specific cleaning instructions – it’s required that you clean under the artificial teeth – but we’ll explain them thoroughly.

Removable Dentures

These are the types you might be most familiar with. Artificial teeth are placed on an acrylic base, sometimes reinforced with metal, and colored to match your gums. You can choose to have the teeth made from gold, silver, porcelain, or an alloy. This base is then attached to your gums with a metal clasp. Another option, however, is the precision attachment, which uses interlocking mechanical components for durable results. Precision attachments only work as partial dentures because, like bridges, they’re supported by crowns on both sides.

As with fixed dentures, we’ll instruct you on how to maintain these dentures. Before going to bed each night, remove the dentures (otherwise, they’ll push up against your gums and increase the chance of gum disease), keep them in a cleansing solution, and brush the teeth when necessary. In the early stages, you’ll need to stay away from hard or sticky foods.

These dentures will feel unwieldy at first, but after several more visits, where we adjust the dentures, you’ll get accustomed to them. Our dentist will address any pressure points and also make provisions for continual bone loss in the gums. If the base or one of the teeth breaks, you can always come in for repairs.

Teeth Extraction

At Southern Dental Care, we recommend that you get dentures as soon as possible after teeth are knocked out because the adjacent teeth will gradually drift into that gap and create a change in your bite. In the end, it can lead to temporomandibular disorders and also cause your face to sag.

If a tooth is too damaged for repairs or simply in the way, you’ll first need an extraction. Whenever we perform extraction, we fit our patients with what are called immediate dentures; these are temporary dentures that will help you retain your bite and facial structure while the gums heal.

Give Us a Call

During your consultation, we can discuss the price of Woodmere dentures as well as your medical history. Contact Southern Dental Care today to get started!

Read the Reviews of Your Top-Rated & Favorite Marrero, LA, Dentist Who Offers Dental Implants & Sedation for Anxious Patients...

"For those of you looking for dental service, I highly recommend, Southern Dental. Dr. Lacey and her professional staff are off the chart, curteous, loving and kind. Most of all, painless. Lol! You could not find a better friendly, welcoming place for your dental needs. I am thoroughly satisfied and extend to them all my best wishes"- Roosevelt P.best-lmarrero-la-dentist
"Perfectly genuine and lovely staff. They took their time with my children and helped them to understand the procedures and to feel totally comfortable. They were awesome. I will totally recommend them to all my friends!"- Vanessa F.best-lmarrero-la-dentist
"We absolutely love Southern Dental! Myself, my husband and our 4 year old LOVE Heidi! She is best and always makes my daughter feel so comfortable and not scared. Everyone in the office is so nice and very welcoming."- Amanda R.best-lmarrero-la-dentist
"I was looking for a new dentist and luckily found Southern Dental Care. my first appointment was a consultation and my follow-up was a root canal and crown. I was/am very pleased with their service. everybody was nice and caring. I felt at ease and welcome, two things I never would have associated with DENTIST."- Dionne H.best-lmarrero-la-dentist
"The staff here is friendly, very informative, and very caring! This has by far been the very best dental visit of my adult life. I will definitely keep coming back and will refer this place to anyone seeking dental services."- Sharon J.best-lmarrero-la-dentist

*The reviews listed are from actual patients of Southern Dental Care. Individual results may vary. Reviews are not claimed to represent results for everyone.

5-STAR-RATED DENTIST IN MARRERO, LA, FOR QUALITY DENTAL CARE & TREATMENT

Over 20,000 Patients Helped Since 2013 with Smile Makeovers in Marrero, Westwego, Harvey, Gretna, Belle Chasse, New Orleans, Harahan, Algiers, Terrytown & Metairie, LA

Our Marrero
Dentist Office

7301 Westbank Expy,
Marrero, LA 70072

504.347.1014

Office Hours:

Monday – Thursday: 8AM – 5PM
Friday: 8AM – 3PM (Scheduling Appts. Only)

Top-rated Marrero, LA, dentists, Dr. Lacey Andreotta and Dr. Lenore Garrity of Southern Dental Care have transformed the smiles of over 20,000 patients. Southern Dental Care offers the most advanced dental care for children and adults. Our dental care and orthodontic treatment options include teeth cleanings, Invisalign, dental sealants, dental crowns, dentures, root canals, Botox, teeth whitening, veneers, fillings, dental bridges, dental implants, gum therapy and Oral Cancer Screenings. Call 504.347.1014 today to schedule your appointment with our Marrero, LA, dentist at our conveniently located Marrero dental office. Come experience Southern Dental Care and you will see we offer innovative and efficient dental care in Marrero, Westwego, Harvey, Gretna, Belle Chasse, New Orleans, Harahan, Algiers, Terrytown & Metairie, LA.

© 2018 Southern Dental Care | Dentist in Marrero LA for Braces & Invisalign
Designed by JimmyMarketing.com