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Dentures

Tooth loss can impair your ability to eat and speak, and also cause you to feel self-conscious about your appearance.

Drs. David D. Wyse and Jay Chrisman help patients in Bloomington, IL, restore missing teeth with traditional and implant-supported dentures.

Imagine what a full, functional smile could do for you...

Replace Your Missing Teeth

At Wyse Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, we go above and beyond to give everyone the highest quality of treatment and personalized service. That is why patients throughout Bloomington and Champaign IL, have trusted our practice to meet their dentistry needs for over 100 years. Our dentists have decades of experience in prosthetic restorations and overlook no detail when it comes to your smile. To learn more about dentures, dental implants, and other tooth replacement solutions, schedule an appointment with our dentists today. You can reach us online or by calling:

(309) 663-6393

"The Best!"

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Joe Snell

2021

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Dr Wyse and his entire staff are very friendly and highly competent professionals who deliver the highest quality dental care in a beautiful and state of the art environment .I highly recommend them to anyone seeking the best for your dental needs !

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Becky King

2021

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Best dentist office ever. Every single person at this practice treats patients with genuine kindness. Dental work has always been done efficiently and correctly. I can't say enough good things about Wyse Family & Cosmetic Dentistry. They are the Best!

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Types of Dentures

Traditional Full Dentures

Patients missing all of their teeth will require a complete denture to restore the upper or lower dental arch.  A traditional full denture consists of a gum-colored acrylic base and a row of custom-made prosthetic teeth. The base is designed to suction onto the gums and is secured in the mouth with a dental adhesive. Traditional full dentures are removable and need to be taken out and soaked overnight. 

Partial Dentures

Patients with some remaining healthy natural teeth can complete their smile with a partial denture. Similar to a full denture, a partial restoration is made up of a plastic base and prosthetic teeth. However, partial dentures also contain carefully hidden small metal clips that attach to your healthy natural teeth. These clips provide additional support and limit the mobility of your prosthetic teeth while you eat and chew. 

How Partial Dentures Work

Partial dentures are a simple and cost-effective tooth replacement option for many patients of our Bloomington practice. A partial denture will evenly balance the force of your bite, support your facial structure, and prevent shifting. 

Premium Implant-Supported Dentures

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Implant-supported dentures are the most secure and functional type of tooth restoration for people missing all of their teeth. Unlike traditional dentures, these restorations are anchored to the jawbone by dental implants. Implants are designed to replace the missing roots of a tooth, which not only makes dentures stable, but also prevents bone recession. Since dentures supported by implants stay in your mouth at all times, they feel remarkably life-like. Once they are in place, you can care for them just like natural teeth. We proudly provide this solution to patients throughout Bloomington, Champaign, and beyond.

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All-on-4 Dentures

All-on-4® is an innovative implant-based solution that secures a complete denture using just four implants. By placing two anterior dental implants vertically and two posterior implants at angles, All-on-4 maximizes contact with your jaw tissue. This unique design allows many patients to skip bone grafting and other expensive preparatory procedures and get started on dental implant treatment right away. 
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Find out if you are a good candidate for All-on-4 by scheduling a consultation at our Bloomington practice. 

The Cost of Dentures

The cost of full dentures at our Bloomington practice is typically about $2,000. This does not include additional services like prep work or dental implant placement.

We Can Make Dentures Fit Your Budget

Wyse Family & Cosmetic Dentistry strives to offer all treatments at fair and competitive rates, so we have options to help make the treatment you need affordable. We gladly accept flexible financing through CareCredit to help keep out-of-out-pocket expenses manageable. This lender makes it possible to pay for your treatment through low-interest and interest-free monthly installments. To get a personalized cost estimate, schedule a consultation appointment with our dentists today. 

"Exceptional Work!"

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Brendan Hoskins

2021

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Wyse Family & Cosmetic Dentistry is one of the best places to go in Bloomington-Normal. They make the whole dental experience great with kind and helpful people who perform exceptional work!

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Joe Norris

2021

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Dr Wyse is the best dentist I have ever encountered. Amazing staff, amazing facilities, fantastic care. I couldn’t give a higher recommendation!

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Crafting Beautiful Smiles

We have worked in close collaboration with the same dental lab for over 40 years to provide our neighbors with the highest quality dental restorations. These specially trained technicians hand-craft dentures to match your exact specifications. While the results consistently exceed patient expectations, we don't consider treatment complete until you are fully satisfied. Trust our team of professionals when it comes to your smile. Get started with treatment today by contacting our Bloomington dental practice online, or calling:
 

(309) 663-6393

Denture Care And Maintenance

It is important that you take proper care of your restoration in order to maximize their lifespan. Most importantly, proper dental care reduces your risk of gum disease and other issues. Bacteria can easily accumulate underneath a traditional denture. The microbes will eventually spread, and pockets of bacteria can form in your gum tissue. Over time, your gums can recede, leading to serious oral health issues.

You should rinse and brush the appliance at least once each day with a soft toothbrush and gentle cleaner (to avoid scratching your restoration). You should also brush your gums, tongue, soft palate, and any remaining teeth at least once each day. The prosthetic can be stored in water or a denture solution when you are not wearing it. Also, schedule regular exams so that we can monitor your oral health and check the fit of your denture.

Our Denture Repair Service

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We understand that your teeth are an integral part of your daily life. That is why we make it as easy as possible for our patients throughout the Bloomington and Champaign areas to get their dentures repaired. In many cases, we can make the necessary repairs in the office, and return your prosthetic to you the very same day. If you have any questions about repairs and adjustments, send us a message, and our dentists will get back to you shortly.  

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Elena Funk

2021

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I was able to get in very quickly, my case is simple but everyone was so kind! My dentist was funny quick and put my mind at ease! Will be going back next week to get some work done. Highly recommend Wyse Family and Cosmetics Dentistry! Dr. J amazing Job with my filling you killed it! Can’t even tell I had a cavity! Thank you thank you!

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John Goembel

2021

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I don't believe my experience with Dr. Wyse and team could have been better. Confident and expert are two words to describe Dr Wyse. But also easy to talk with, he's obviously seen or experienced the issues that need discussed with patients. Do your best to keep your natural teeth, he'll help you. If you need to replace teeth he will take care of you.

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Denture Treatment FAQs

Will dentures hurt my mouth?

It is common for new dentures to feel slightly uncomfortable at first. However, your mouth will adjust to the sensation after a few hours. Over the next few weeks, as your muscles develop around the restoration, denture wear should become more comfortable. 

Can I convert an old denture for implants?

In some cases, a traditional full denture can be reworked to accommodate dental implants, saving you money on a new set of dentures. We will need to take a look at your restoration first before determining if it is possible. 

What happens if my denture becomes loose?

With traditional full dentures, you can expect some degree of bone recession over time. As this happens, you may notice the prosthetic is fitting a little loose. We can reline the denture and improve the fit, but the base can only be adjusted so far. If the fit continues to worsen, you may need to replace the restoration altogether. 

How long will my dentures last?

Full dentures tend to last about five to 10 years with proper care, while partial dentures could last as long as 15 years. If you choose to invest in implant-supported dentures, it's important to understand that the implants themselves are capable of lasting 40 years or longer. You can count on us to provide the patient education necessary to get the most out of your dental work.

Wyse Family & Cosmetic Dentistry

Wyse Family & Cosmetic Dentistry

Wyse Family & Cosmetic Dentistry has been serving the community in Bloomington, IL, for 100 years, making us the oldest practice in town. We are constantly updating our practice with the latest technology and innovative techniques to provide first-rate dentistry for our valued patients. Our comprehensive services include

  • Emergency Dental Care
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Dental Implants
  • Pediatric Dentistry 

Schedule an appointment today by filling out our online form, or by calling (309) 663-6393.

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"I love my 'new teeth'. I feel so much better about my smile. The staff at Dr. Wyse's office was very friendly and professional. I would recommend them to anyone looking for excellent dental care."

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