Immediate Dentures Chapel Hill NC

A smiling elderly woman with dentures

An immediate denture may be the best solution when complete extractions of your remaining teeth is unavoidable. An immediate denture will allow you to avoid living without teeth. We will begin the preparation for this procedure before your teeth are extracted.

The first step is taking impressions of your existing teeth and gums to create accurate duplicates for placement after tooth removal. At your extraction appointment, your immediate dentures are inserted creating a natural smile . 

What you should know about immediate dentures

In most cases, we have no way of checking the fit of the denture in your mouth prior to extraction.   As the area heals the dentures may need to be  adjusted with a reline or refitting.

After Extraction

Great care should be taken to follow all postoperative instructions. Your gums and bone will recede after extraction, and regular check-ups and maintenance will monitor healing and reduce problems. Temporary linings or tissue conditioners will be required to create an optimal fit and may need to be adjusted or replaced a number of times during the healing period. A permanent denture reline will be required to ensure a comfortable and an exact fit after you have completed the healing process.

  • The professionals at Frederick G. Lehmann, DDS, PA will advise you of the procedure that best suits your individual needs.
  • Temporary denture liners, tissue conditioner and relines are additional services that may have separate fees.
  • Consult our practice with questions about the benefits of an immediate denture.
  • Call today for a Denture Consultation Chapel Hill Office Phone Number 919-967-9999.

Interested in Replacing Missing Teeth?

If you’re considering dentures, schedule an appointment with Dr. Lehmann!

Call us: 919-967-9999