Dentures are a great way to replace most or all of your teeth after they have fallen out or have been removed. A simple, non-invasive treatment method, there are many advantages to using dentures over other forms of tooth replacement. Dentures are affordable, removable, and do not require major surgery to complete. They are also very versatile. Dr. Shawn Van de Vyver, our dentist at Great Lakes Dentistry in Shelby, offers many forms of dentures in Shelby Township, Michigan based on your individual needs and goals:

  • Full dentures – Shaped like a horseshoe and resting completely on your gums, full dentures are used to replace all of the teeth in your lower or upper dental arches, or both. Full dentures are made from prosthetic teeth attached to a gum-colored base.
  • Partial dentures – Unlike full dentures, partial dentures replace only some of your smile and require natural teeth to remain. Along with a base, partial dentures often use a thin, metal framework to support itself.
  • Implant dentures – Implant dentures are exceptionally secure and stable. Placed on small metal posts placed in your jaw, implant dentures are great for any form of tooth loss you may have experienced.

We will work closely together with you to determine which type of dentures will restore your smile most effectively. If you would like more information and are considering dentures, we encourage you to contact our dental office today. We are eager to help make your smile healthy and bright!

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Great experience! Loved the office and the music, too! I am very excited about getting my implants. Thanks, Dr. V!
Jimmy Crackcorn
Jimmy Crackcorn
22:25 19 Apr 17
Let me start by saying that I have not seen a dentist in a very long time and I have HUGE anxiety about dental work. Dr. Van de Vyver and his staff (especially his hygienist, Samantha) are amazing, simply put. They put me at ease with their lighthearted small-talk and let me see what they were doing with a hand mirror during my cleaning, which was so helpful. When I went back to have a wisdom tooth extracted they went above and beyond to make sure I was comfortable and at ease. My anxiety about dental work is non existent now and I'm so thankful he was able to work on me quickly, efficiently and with kindness. I would recommend him to anyone, no matter how far the drive. He's great!
Samantha Snyder
Samantha Snyder
14:05 16 Dec 16
I think I found my new best Dentist...
Clara Gothard
Clara Gothard
22:30 17 Nov 17
This was a visit for my 85 yr old mom. Everyone in the office was so pleasent and went out of there way for us. The fee is very reasonable. The entrance was not friendly for someone who can not walk well. The ramp is very far from the unmarked door to the office. We will certainly go back. I would become a patient if my insurance was excepted.
Vicki V
Vicki V
11:14 01 Aug 16
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02:15 15 Jul 17
Fast and friendly and easy on a wimp like me! 🙂
Kim Doll
Kim Doll
17:29 19 Jul 18

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