Menu

Are Dentures Inevitable? They Don’t Have To Be

Dental Implants TennesseeGrowing older may be inevitable but getting dentures doesn’t have to be. Did you know that nearly 70% of adults aged 35-44 have lost at least one permanent tooth because of an accident, failed root canal or decay? By the age of 74 over 25% of adults will have lost ALL of their permanent teeth. These findings of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons show that, statistically, you or someone you know will need some form of tooth replacement during your life.

With all the cosmetic dentistry options available in Tennessee, how can you tell which solution will work best for your smile? Consider a few things:

Comfort

Dentures have improved over time, but this restorative option can still slip and slide in your mouth when you talk or eat. You need to be cautious about the foods you choose and remember to remove and thoroughly clean them to avoid gum disease and infection.

Dental implants function exactly like a normal tooth. Once placed, a dental implant will be as strong and comfortable as the rest of your natural teeth. You can eat any food with confidence. Dental implants also don’t affect your daily oral hygiene routine and can be brushed and flossed as usual.

Durability

Because the jaw’s shape and size shifts over time, dentures need to be replaced every 5-10 years. Dental implants generally last 20-25 years but can last a lifetime with proper care and oral hygiene.

While some patients may not be candidates for dental implants because of jawbone loss or gum issues, talk with Tennessee cosmetic dentist Dr. Dennis Wells to discuss which tooth replacement option is best for you.

If the cost of dental implants is causing you to pause, consider the initial cost of dental implants over the lifelong cost of maintaining and replacing dentures.  Our cosmetic dental team is happy to answer your questions and show you before and after pictures of patients whose smiles have been restored with implant dentistry. Call Nashville Center for Aesthetic Dentistry today at (615) 866-5151 to schedule a consultation.

 

Pin on PinterestShare on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on Twitter
Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Implants
cosmetic dentistry with a cosmetic dentist Nashville TN and Brentwood

Contact Us

NAME:

EMAIL:

PHONE:

MESSAGE:

View our privacy policy

Testimonials

  • Always a pleasant experience. Love the professionalism, attention to detail and progressive attitude. I can't imagine ever going back to a bare basics old school mentality dental office. I tell everyone how great NCFAD is.
    —Robert T.
  • I always receive excellent service at Dr. Wells office. My hygienist Denise is AMAZING. I have very sensitive teeth and gums and now my visits don't have to be painful. The staff is wonderful and Dr. Wells is very patient and takes the time to listen and figure out the best protocol.
    —Shelley R.
  • I actually enjoy going to the dentist, knowing that I am in good hands with Dr. Wells and his amazing staff! They are professional, friendly and caring! The best!
    —Stacey R.
  • Dr. Wells and Dr. Weese and staff are the best in the business and just awesome people to top it off. You won't be disappointed.
    —Sherree T.
  • The entire staff at NCAD is friendly, helpful and professional. I can always be assured a good visit no matter what needs to be done.
    —David T.
  • Dr. Wells is an excellent cosmetic dentist. I traveled all the way from Houston area just to have him do my veneers. I highly recommend him!
    —Sabrina L.
  • This was the best dental experience I've ever had in my life and I've had a lot! The customer service and genuine care for the patients was outstanding!!
    —Kimberly S.
  • I LOVE this practice! THE most comprehensive initial exam I have ever had and every cleaning since has been wonderful. Love Dr. Wells, my girl Brooke and the entire staff; they are wonderful!
    —Amy W.
  • Wow what a great dentist practice. Absolutely the best. Both Dr Wells and Dr Weese are excellent and Carissa is the best. In fact everyone on their staff goes above and beyond in making my dental experience wonderful. I only wish I had found them sooner. Love the new smile. Best is the natural look.
    —Jeff C.
  • Another wonderful visit with everyone! Work mania caused me to be running late for my early morning appointment. Zee was able to reschedule me during lunch hour the same day. I was in a real crunch for time and they even made a smoothie for me so I could get immediately back to work! So wonderful and so grateful for everyone!
    —Michael S.
  • Love all of the staff at the office and Brook is a wonderful Dental Hygienist. I recommend you to anyone who is in need of superior dentistry.
    —Carol C.
  • Dr. Wells' staff, as always, offer the very best in a friendly, professional and patient focused environment. My dental health has never been so good. Thank you, Dr. Wells and Staff.
    —Stephen A.
  • The entire staff is so kind and caring. I've been going to the dentist for a long time but have never received the excellent care that I receive at Dr. Well's office. I'm so thankful to have a great place to go for dental care!!!
    —Allison T.
(See what other people are saying about us)
cosmetic dentist in Nashville TN

AACD Accredited

Dr. Wells has been an accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry since 1994, and serves on the review board as an examiner for other dentists seeking their cosmetic dentistry accreditation.

aesthetic dentistry with a Nashville dentist in Brentwood TN

Award Winning Dentistry award for cosmetic dentistry in Nashville Tennessee and Brentwood
  • Nashville Top Dentist 2017 in Cosmetic Dentistry
  • 2008 AACD Outstanding Scientific Advancement in Cosmetic Dentistry Award
  • Selected as one of the Top Dentists in America - 2005 and 2010
  • 2001 AACD Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Art and Science of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • 2005 Entrepreneur Award
  • Crown Council Best Dentist to Work For - 2008
Nashville Center for Aesthetic Dentistry
Dennis J. Wells, DDS
Daniel K. Weese, DMD

At the Nashville Center for Aesthetic Dentistry, we help patients achieve beautiful smiles with cosmetic dentistry! Call today to meet with Dr. Wells and get started on your journey to the smile you've always wanted here in Brentwood Tennessee! Nashville Center for Aesthetic Dentistry - Dennis J. Wells, DDS
105 Powell Ct Ste 101
Brentwood, TN 37027
Call: 615-371-8878615-866-5151
info@drdenniswells.com
Follow Us!