Dentures Specialist

Having several missing teeth makes it hard to do simple things like speaking clearly and chewing, which can affect the quality of your life. You may also lose confidence in your appearance when you have missing teeth in the front of your mouth. Killeen Family Dentistry, located in Killeen, Texas, provides patients with full or partial dentures to help restore tooth function and improve their appearance.

Dentures Q & A

Killeen Family Dentistry

Am I going to need full or partial dentures?

That all depends on the number of teeth you’re missing.

If you only have a couple left, the dental team at Killeen Family Dentistry might suggest having them extracted and wearing full dentures. You’ll also need full dentures if you’re missing all of your teeth already.

If you have multiple teeth missing in one area of your mouth, the dental team might recommend partial dentures.

Will other people know I’m wearing dentures?

Dentures today are much different from dentures that were available decades ago.

Unless you remove your dentures when other people are around, they shouldn’t notice that you wear them. Today’s dentures resemble a natural set of teeth in form and function as much as possible.

When you have your dentures in, they might even benefit your appearance by filling in sunken areas of your face.

Can I eat with dentures in?

Yes, you can leave your dentures in while you’re eating, but keep in mind that you might need time to adjust to the way they feel when you chew. Over time, you’ll feel comfortable chewing food while having your dentures in.

Remember that certain kinds of foods, such as those that are sticky, can cause damage to your dentures, so watch what you eat while wearing them.

Can I sleep with dentures in?

When it comes to leaving your dentures in while you sleep, you should discuss this with your dentist at Killeen Family Dentistry.

You might be able to leave them in while sleeping at night if you prefer not having to take them out. Keep in mind, however, that sleeping with dentures in could cause your gums to be sore.

When will I get used to dentures?

It’s common to have slight discomfort when you first begin wearing them, although this should subside after a brief period. However, you should alert your dentist at Killeen Family Dentistry know if your dentures cause any severe discomfort.

How do I care for dentures?

Dentures need a good cleaning on a regular basis so that germs don’t accumulate on them. If you don't clean them regularly, you could increase your risk of tooth decay and other oral health problems. Your dentist at Killeen Family Dentistry will give you instructions on proper denture care.

If you have several missing teeth and need dentures, please contact Killeen Family Dentistry to set up an appointment.

Most Insurances Accepted

At Killeen Family Dentistry, we take almost every insurance and are also in-network with almost every insurance. Here is a list of some of the plans we accept. Please contact our office if you have any questions.

Aetna
BCBS
CHIP
Delta Dental
DentaQuest
Guardian
Humana
MCNA Dental
Medicaid
MetLife
United Concordia
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Killeen Family Dentistry
3300 East Central Texas Express Way, Suite 302
Killeen, TX 76543
Phone: 254-218-6349
Fax: 254-699-3465
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