I am 56 and getting conventional dentures. Is 8 weeks after extractions enough time to get a satisfactory set of impressions? I have good healing and no complications when teeth were extracted. Also, what is the difference between standard dentures and premium dentures? Are they worth the difference?
Answer That should be fine. Premium usually means they are using a better lab,higher cost teeth and materials to fabricate the denture. Perhaps ask the dentist to show you a sample of each if possible. In my practice I only use the premium grade lab etc so there isn't any choosing really.
I`m a practicing general dentist for 29 years. Member of ADA,NYSDA,SDDS. In addition I am a fellow of the ICOI.My emphasis is on Implant Dentistry .I would be happy to answer questions regarding implant dentistry as well as general dental questions. Ofcourse within the limitations of no clinical exam and the absence of radiographs .
Private practice for 29 years. Have kept up to date with continuing education throughout that time.
Organizations ADA,NYDSA,SDDS,ICOI fellow,Penninsula Hospital Dental Society
Education/Credentials NYU College of Dentistry DDS 1984
NYU College of Dentistry Surgical and prosthetic implantology program 1999-2001