Dentures have been around for a long time and are an effective option to replace missing teeth. Because of advancement in dental technology, dentures are very natural looking and blend almost perfectly with your other natural teeth. They can be removed when needed. A patient’s ability to eat and speak is restored because of lost teeth. Dentures give a beautiful smile back to those that have lost teeth.
If dentures are what you may need, Dr. Mark Knight and his staff at Knight Dental Care can help you determine which of the two choices is best for your needs.
- Partial dentures – Purpose is to replace only some teeth. Replacement teeth will be interspersed among the remaining natural teeth. Partial dentures are similar to dental bridges but can be removed unlike bridges that are permanently in place.
- Complete dentures – Many refer to complete dentures as false teeth. This treatment replaces all of the patient’s teeth because of loss or severe damage.
What Are the Benefits of Dentures?
The greatest benefit of dentures is to restore your beautiful smile and give you confidence again. Having a full set of teeth will help in chewing and talking naturally which will give a major boost to your confidence when interacting socially and professionally. If well cared for, dentures will last for years to come and give you that sought after confident smile.
Do Dentures Need Special Care?
Dr. Mark Knight and his staff at Knight Dental Care will inform you of the best way to care for your new dentures. This will involve soaking them each night in a glass of water with dental cleaning tablets.
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Meet Dr. Mark Knight and Dr. Ashley Hankinson, Your Trusted Flint Family & Cosmetic Dentists!
Dr. Mark Knight
Dr. Knight has dedicated his professional career to providing you with the best that dentistry has to offer. Dr. Knight is continually educating himself & his staff on the latest techniques in order to offer state-of-the-art, comfortable & personalized dental care to you & your family.
For two generations, the Knight family has been providing dental comfort & care to the Flint community. His father, Dr. Ralph Knight, began practicing dentistry in the Flint area in the early 1960s. For the past 18 years, Dr. Mark Knight, a graduate of the Northwestern University School of Dentistry in Chicago, has carried on the family tradition of serving the people of Flint.
Dr. Knight is a member of the American Dental Association, the Michigan Dental Association, the Chicago Dental Society, the American Orthodontic Society & various study clubs, & is a Certified Invisalign® Provider.
Dr. Knight looks forward to your visit & to showing you how exceptional dentistry can improve your life.
Dr. Ashley Hankinson
Dr. Ashley Hankinson grew up in Grand Blanc and is a graduate of Grand Blanc High School. She continued her education at Michigan State University where she received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Dr. Hankinson received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Marquette University School of Dentistry in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. After dental school, Dr. Hankinson completed a two-year multi-campus fellowship at Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Harvard Medical School, and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
During her time in Boston, she was employed in private practice as a general dentist. Dr. Hankinson prides herself on her passion for dentistry and uses her caring and gentle demeanor to make each dental appointment as fun and relaxing as possible. When not at the office, Dr. Hankinson enjoys spending time with her family and friends, hiking, snowboarding, and cheering on her favorite sports teams.