Drs. Finkelman & Machlus, DDS
1755 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001

Dentures in Abington, PA

What Should I Know About Dentures?

People often talk about dentures as a way to replace missing teeth, yet you may not realize all of the things that a quality set of dentures can do for your smile. Whether you require a full or partial denture, this type of dental appliance replaces lost teeth so that you can chew, talk, and smile normally again. Although dentures are not always permanent, they can last for many years with proper care.

What Are the Different Types of Dentures?

One of the first things that our dentists will discuss with you are the options that you have available. This is based on a careful assessment of your teeth, gums, and jaw. If you need to have all of your teeth replaced along the upper or lower jaw, then a full set of dentures can be offered. These can be removable, or you can choose to have them placed with dental implants so that they are less likely to slip around. Partial dentures and a flexible partial dentures work a lot like a bridge. However, they are not placed permanently on the adjacent teeth. Instead, flexible or metal clasps can be used to hold it in place. Implant-supported dentures are another option that is often used along the lower jaw to add more stability.

On Average, What Do Dentures Cost?

The desire to find affordable quality dentures is natural, yet it is hard to say exactly how much your set will cost until our dentists are able to take a look at your teeth and gums. Typically, you can expect to pay more if you have a lot of teeth that require extraction. Yet, there are still options that allow you to have some control over the cost. When you need dentures in Abington, our dentists will talk to you about how each aspect of your treatment plan affects your choices as well as the costs associated with replacing your teeth. Call our office and our helpful staff can give you more information.

What Should I Expect When Getting Dentures?

There are several steps that will be used during the process of giving you dentures. Whether you need a full denture or a partial one, our dentists always begin by taking impressions of your teeth. They will also take measurements to ensure that everything fits properly. This helps to make sure that you feel comfortable with your denture from the moment it is put in your mouth. Extractions may also be done during this time or at a subsequent appointment if they are needed. Then, you are given a temporary denture to help you eat and speak while your long-term appliance is being custom-made. Once your new denture arrives, the dentist will make sure it fits and perform any adjustments that are needed.

Should I Need a Soft Denture Reline?

The need for a denture reline varies according to how you adjust to your dentures and your personal comfort level along the gum line. This procedure simply involves replacing the hard acrylic used on the base of the denture with a softer, flexible material that feels better in your mouth. This is often the ideal solution for common denture issues such as sore spots.

Do All-on-Four Dentures Cost More?

It is important to understand that when our dentists recommend All-on-Four sets, they are more concerned about the long-term comfort of your new dentures. While implant-supported dentures may cost more than a removable denture, many people find that having the added stability of implants reduces any discomfort and self-consciousness they feel during the adjustment period. Our dentists will work with you to ensure that you receive affordable quality dentures that you will love.

Getting dentures in Abington will transform your current oral health and improve your confidence. To learn more about your options, contact our practice today.

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Patient Reviews
Dr. Finkelman is an Extremely Nice Man and A Really Good Dentist. 2 Thumbs Up To Him And His Staff. I Believe I Will Keep Him As My Dentist. Many Thanks… Rita.
Rita M.
The office is run extremely professional, Dr. Machlus has a wonderful bed side manner and truly cares about his patients. Couldn’t ask for anything better!!
Wayne E.
Dr Machlus is incredibly meticulous and thorough with his work. His kindness and patience is out of this world. I recommend all my friends and family to him !
Kye C.
Dr. Machlus, did a great job on my teeth. His craftsmanship speaks for itself. It needs no Introduction. The receptionist and aides were outstanding as well. On top there job…not a moment to spare. […]
Donald B.
I feel well cared for
Susan M.
Friendly staff and great service!
Thomas H.
Being terrified of the dentist, I have never ever said this before, but I had a very pleasant dental experience with Dr. Machlus,, and this was for a root canal,,, not an easy thing to walk away from […]
Randi M.
very friendly and the hygenist made me feel at ease
Gilbert C.
Great hygienist. Friendly staff. Dr Finkleman is very thorough and easy to talk with.
Lynn L.
I have been using your dental service for over 45 years and have worked with Dr. Elkins and now Dr. Finkelman – a couple times with Dr. Machlus. They have been very professional and have met my […]
James A.
Friendly staff. Appointments are on time. Injections are painless.
Nancy R.
Professional services and received everything needed.
Albert U.
Hardly a wait. Good service.
Jean S.
A very pleasant atmosphere and Dr. Finkelman was so nice which made me feel less anxious about the dentist.
Kathleen D.
Overall good service and friendly staff
Amanda G.
Doctor was thorough. Hygienist was easy to work with.
Audrey R.
It was an extremely positive experience. Everyone was friendly and made me feel welcomed. The doctor was wonderful, would definitely recommend this practice to anyone looking for a dentist in the […]
Marie S.
All around service, friendliness and consideration of both hygienist and dentist and the knowledge.
Sarah W.
Office staff is friendly and efficient. And Dr. Machlus and his team make me feel comfortable and are friendly, professional, empathic, knowledgeable, and make my visits pleasant (not a fan of the […]
Michele S.
The office is always very friendly, I can always get the appointment time that fits my needs.
Mashail O.
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