From our Family to Yours, we hope and pray that everyone in your life is healthy and feeling well. We are pleased to announce the Full Re-Opening of our practice! As we begin to return to our normal lives, our practice is now open for all dental procedures, not just emergent ones. Throughout this crisis, we have remained open to care for all emergency patients and we look forward to resuming all aspects of dental care. Lack of oral health has been directly linked to more serious health issues and cannot be overlooked. It is important to resume dental cleanings and to address any dental issues that have been put off during this crisis. Our staff is fully prepared to continue to protect our Patients from not only Covid-19 but from all viral exposure as the Infection Control and Anti-viral protocols that we have practiced for 30 years far exceed industry standards. To all our patients that had appointments cancelled due to this health crisis, we will be contacting you to reschedule those appointments. As always you can reach us at 718-876-9100 to schedule an appointment on your own or with any questions you may have. As always, our office and lab continue to welcome all new patients and emergencies if your current dental office is not available We look forward to seeing each of you again soon! All the best, Dr. Mormino, Lauren, Lisa, Anne Marie, Mary, Gladys, Annie & MaryEllen

Restore Your Smile with Customized Dentures

Custom, professional-quality dentures made at our Staten Island, NY, practice are a complete restorative solution for patients missing multiple teeth or an entire arch on their upper or lower jaw. In most cases, your customized restoration can be fabricated and fitted on the same day, thanks to our on-site dental lab. Dr. Joseph T. Mormino provides both traditional and implant-supported dentures to meet patients’ unique needs. Traditional dentures are removable, whereas implant-supported dentures are a long-lasting solution that offers unrivaled security and durability. During a consultation, Dr. Mormino can help determine which restoration works best for you.

Traditional Dentures

We provide two different types of traditional dentures at our practice:

  • Full Dentures: This type of restoration can replace missing teeth in the upper or lower arch. Made from durable materials, the restoration will be customized to match the natural shape, color, and size of your teeth. You will need to remove your device each night while you sleep to help preserve your gum and jawbone health. In most cases, a full denture can last many years before needing to be replaced.
  • Partial Dentures: This type of restoration is a more affordable and less invasive alternative to dental bridges and dental implants. Partial dentures are designed with the same natural-looking materials as full dentures, but instead of using dental adhesive, partial dentures attach to adjacent teeth with tiny metal clasps. 

The benefits of our full and partial dentures include:

  • Designed and fitted on the same day
  • Improved ability to eat and speak with confidence
  • Natural-looking aesthetics
  • More affordable and less invasive approach to dental implants

Implant-Supported Dentures

A patient holds a set of full denturesIf you are looking for a more permanent solution to missing teeth, and you have sufficient jawbone tissue and healthy gums, you may be a candidate for implant-supported dentures. Receiving dental implants requires surgically placing four or more small titanium posts into your jawbone. In most cases, it will take about four to six months for the posts to fuse with your jawbone. Once you have fully healed, the implants can create a firm foundation for your restoration. 

Traditional dentures are removable, whereas implant-supported dentures are a permanent solution that offers unrivaled security and durability.

A follow-up procedure will involve Dr. Mormino attaching an abutment (connector) to the dental implant in order to provide a secure connection for your restoration. Because this procedure involves minor surgery, you will need about one to two weeks of recovery time for the gums to heal before your permanent restoration is secured.

Although more costly than traditional dentures, implant-supported restorations should be considered an investment in your future oral health. If properly cared for, your restoration can last for 10⎼15 years. Other benefits of implant-supported dentures include:

  • A secure and durable fit that will not shift or move out of place
  • The ability for you to enjoy all of your favorite foods
  • No need for messy adhesives
  • More natural-feeling and looking aesthetics
  • The ability to prevent bone and gum degeneration

​In addition, Dr. Mormino is able to perform every stage of implant treatment, including placement surgery and restoration, on-site.

Designing Your Restoration

To design your restoration, Dr. Mormino will take digital impressions of your teeth and gums that will be sent to our on-site lab. There, he will work side-by-side with a lab technician to design your customized device to ensure a proper fit and natural-looking aesthetics. This approach allows us complete control over the entire process for optimal results.

Contact Us Today

If you are considering a complete restorative solution for damaged and missing teeth, you may be an ideal candidate for dentures. Call our office at (718) 571-8428 or contact us online to schedule a consultation with Dr. Mormino. 

Dr. Joseph T. Mormino, DDS

Dr. Mormino is a member of several prestigious organizations:

  • American Dental Association
  • Second District Dental Association
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologist 
  • Academy of General Dentistry 

To schedule your consultation, contact us online or call us at (718) 876-9100 today!

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