If you suffer from decay and/or missing teeth, then dentures could be the answer to restoring your smile.
The technology and procedures used to create dentures have changed significantly in the last few years. Plus, the appearance of dentures have changes. Modern dentures are more natural looking, in addition to being more effective and more comfortable to wear. Since tooth loss affects millions of people, many have turned to dentures to restore their smile.
Here are 5 facts about dentures you should know.
- Dentures or partial dentures can replace some or all of your teeth. If you are missing one, several, or all of your teeth, there is an option for you. Your dentist will find the best solution, partial, or full dentures, to restore your smile. Sometimes a full set is not necessary.
- You can eat while wearing your dentures, and chew your food normally. New dentures stay firmly in place and you will be able to chew your food as you did before dentures.
- Most people choose immediate replacement. When a tooth is lost or must be extracted, the majority of people prefer and choose immediate replacement with a partial or full set of dentures. There are advantages to making this choice and not letting gums and other teeth creep into open spaces. For more information, ask talk to your dentist about these options.
- Removing dentures is not always required at night. Dentures should be thoroughly cleaned and soaked, but they do not always need to be removed at night. Ask your dentist what alternatives you may have if you are more comfortable with your teeth in while you sleep.
- New dentures are realistic in appearance. New dentures are completely custom to your mouth and lifestyle. Your dentist will craft your dentures for you, using the latest in technology and materials to give you your best smile.
The prospect of dentures does not need to be a scary one. Today’s dentures are realistic and of extreme quality, craftsmanship and made just for you. Give us a call today to learn more about dentures, or read about dentures. We look forward to seeing you at your next dental appointment here in Cottonwood.