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Dentures

Denture FAQ

How do I know what new dentures will cost?

The cost of dentures varies depending on which level of denture you and your doctor select.  It is best to come in for a free denture consultation to review your options and costs.

How can your fees be so low?

Our fees for dentures are reduced due to making the dentures in our dental lab in Joliet.  This drastically reduces the cost of sending out impressions to other facilities.

Do you accept dental insurance?

Yes, we are in network with most major insurance plans.  We also offer an in-house discount dental plan where non-insured patients can save 25% on the cost of dentures.

When should I replace my denture?

Dentures will wear out eventually and your mouth will change.  You may need a new set every five to ten years.  It is best to keep a strong relationship with your dentist to help determine when the right time is to replace your set of dentures.

How often should I visit then dentist now that I have dentures?

It is important to have annual examinations with your dentist to check on your oral health and evaluate the condition of your dentures.  Your dentist can evaluate your dentures for wear, fractures or changes.  During your annual examination your dentist can check for signs of oral diseases including cancer.  In fact, the American Dental Association recommends dentures should be replaced every 5-7 years.   Be sure to consult with your dentist for his recommendation.

What if I have an emergency?

While it is preferred for patients to make appointments with our office, we know that emergencies arise.   We do welcome walk-ins during our office hours, but it is recommended to call so we can make sure to allocate time to help with your lost or broken denture.  Our Joliet office, hosts the on-site dental lab where we can most often take care of same-day denture repair emergencies.

How should I clean my dentures?

It is very important to keep your dentures clean daily to maintain good dental health.  Use a soft brush and a cleaning agent, such as soap and water or a denture product recommended by your dentist.  Brush both sides, inside and out to make sure you are eliminating any bacteria.  You may also soak your denture in water when you take them out at night.  Your dentist can explain the best way to care for your dentures, if you have any questions.

What if my denture causes soreness on my gums?

You need to expect that you will have sore spots.  Some are big, some are small. Trying denture adhesive may be all you need for the little ones.  But your dentist can take care of all the big ones, just give us a call.

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A Little About Us

Advanced Family Dental & Orthodontics, PC & Affiliates is a full service general dentistry practice with specialty care in the areas of orthodontics, periodontics, oral surgery, cosmetic dentistry, dental implants, Invisalign and more.

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