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Sunrise Dental

Dentists located in Spokane, WA & Spokane Valley, WA

Dentures Specialist

Finding the perfect pair of dentures makes the awkwardness of losing your teeth melt away. At Sunrise Dental, Dr. RJ Henneberg and Dr. Filip Orban fit you for the perfect set of full or partial dentures. Not only do dentures restore your smile; they also restore your ability to eat and speak naturally. To consult with one of our Spokane, Washington, dentists, click or call to get on the schedule.

Dentures Q & A

What Causes Tooth Loss?

If your teeth are falling out, you’ve likely:

  • Experienced an injury to the teeth or jaws
  • Been suffering from tooth decay
  • Been living with undiagnosed gum disease

Some medical conditions make you more susceptible to the gum disease and tooth decay that lead to tooth loss.

  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Rheumatoid arthritis

Preventable factors that contribute to tooth loss include hygiene, smoking, and a sugary diet.

What are the Differences Between Full and Partial Dentures?

Full dentures replace all the teeth in the top or bottom of your mouth whereas partial dentures replace smaller sections of teeth.

People with healthy remaining teeth may be good candidates for partial dentures. The partial dentures consist of replacement teeth and a plastic base that fits around those healthy teeth. They can be removable or fixed.

Fixed partial dentures are made of a bridge with replacement teeth affixed to natural teeth and held in place with cement and crowns.

How are Dentures Made?

First, your dentist takes a series of measurements inside your mouth and makes a mold of your gums. You get to “try on” this mold until it fits perfectly. The dentist uses the mold to create a final cast for your dentures. Then, your dentist sends this mold to the lab where your dentures are made. Once the lab returns the dentures, your dentist assesses their fit and appearance.

What are the Benefits of Dentures?

Missing teeth cause your cheeks and face to take on a sunken look. Dentures help fill out your face and restore your natural appearance. A full set of natural-looking teeth give you a healthy appearance.

Partial dentures help preserve the health of the remaining teeth, preventing them from shifting and preserving the jawbone. The remaining teeth lend stability to the partial denture.

How Do I Take Care of My New Dentures?

Brush your gums, tongue, inner cheeks, and the roof of your mouth every morning to remove residue and stimulate circulation. Clean your dentures every day with a denture brush and gentle cleanser to prevent buildup.

You also need to keep your dentures damp to prevent warping, so make sure you soak them in water or denture solution when you’re not wearing them. If they do happen to warp, make an appointment with your dentist right away. Trying to make adjustments to your dentures may cause irreparable damage.

If you’re looking into your denture options, consult the dentists at Sunrise Dental.

Accepted Insurance Plans

We accept most insurance plans and will assist you in determining benefits and patient portions. For your convenience, we accept cash and checks, Visa, masterCard, and Discover cards. We also accept CareCredit and provide CareCredit application forms right in our office.

*Your insurance policy is a contract between you and your insurance benefit company. It is your responsibility to know your insurance policy rules, limitations, and benefits. Because insurance policies vary greatly, we can estimate your coverage in good faith, but cannot guarantee it. As a service to our patients, we will be happy to manage all claim submission and follow up on your behalf.

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Words from our patients

  • Yelp

    "The Sunrise Dental staff is excellent! They did a great job on my cleaning and took the time to carefully explain what they were doing and why."

    Jonathan W.
  • Yelp

    "I was really impressed with their service and personal care. I didn't feel like a rush in and out patient. It was clean and the staff were very nice."

    Anna H.
  • Google+

    "RJ and his team took fantastic care of me, explaining the process along the way and ensuring I remained comfortable throughout the procedure."

    Jonathan W.
  • "I've been going to Sunrise Dental for many years. They have always been friendly and do quality work."

    Jim K.
  • "I love this office. Everyone is super. I highly recommend this office. Doctors and assistants are great and very tentative to patients."

    Irene S.
  • "Awesome staff, very friendly. Never anxious going to Sunrise Dental - they always put you at ease. Highly recommend."

    Rebecca O.
  • "Very, very pleasant people I met there. The staff was wonderful.. felt very comfortable with everyone. Thank you!!"

    Teri F.
  • Healthgrades

    "Dr. Orban is the first dentist I have ever seen that actually sat down and explained in detail exactly what needed to be done and the different options available."

    Dale K.
  • Healthgrades

    "My mom loved the doctor. She said they made her feel like they truly cared about her, and getting her better."

    Verified Patient
  • Healthgrades

    "I've been to others that were friendly and professional, but Dr. Orban's office seemed to have an extra bit of courtesy and thoughtfulness."

    Randy W.
  • Healthgrades

    "I haven't had a single problem with them. I would and have recommended him to anyone needing a dentist."

    Kristin H.
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