Complete Your Smile: How Dentures Can Replace All Missing Teeth

Complete Your Smile: How Dentures Can Replace All Missing Teeth

Posted by RED PINE DENTAL on Jun 2 2023, 12:58 PM

Complete Your Smile: How Dentures Can Replace All Missing Teeth

Are you tired of feeling self-conscious about your missing teeth? Do you find it difficult to eat and speak properly? If so, dentures may be the solution for you! 

What are Dentures?

Dentures are a common solution for people who have lost all of their teeth. They are custom-made to fit your mouth and replace your natural teeth. Dentures can be made from different materials, including porcelain, acrylic, or metal. They may be removable or fixed in place.

If you are considering dentures, it is important to consult with a dental professional to discuss the best option for you. Dentures require some maintenance and care, but they can greatly improve your smile and make eating and speaking easier.

Benefits of Wearing Dentures

Wearing dentures has many benefits. 

  • First, it will improve the appearance of your smile. If you are self-conscious about your missing teeth, dentures can give you back your confidence. 
  • Second, dentures will help you eat and speak better. Without teeth, it can be difficult to chew food properly and speak clearly. Dentures will help you eat the foods you love and improve your speech. 
  • Third, dentures will support the structure of your face and prevent sagging. Without teeth, the muscles in your face can sag, making you look older than you are. Wearing dentures will help keep your face looking young and healthy.

Types of Dentures

There are two types of dentures available: complete and partial. Complete dentures are used to replace all of the teeth in your upper or lower jaw, while partial dentures are used to replace just a few missing teeth.

Complete dentures are made up of a flesh-colored base that covers your gums, with artificial teeth attached to the base. Partial dentures also have a flesh-colored base, but they only have artificial teeth where your natural teeth are missing. Both types of dentures are held in place by natural suction or dental adhesives.

Dentures can be made from a variety of materials, including acrylic, nylon, or metal. Your dentist will help you choose the right material for your needs based on factors such as cost, durability, and appearance.

How to Care for Your Dentures

Assuming you have your dentures and they fit properly, taking care of them is not difficult. You should remove and brush your dentures at least once a day, using a soft-bristled toothbrush and nonabrasive toothpaste. Soak your dentures overnight in a solution recommended by your dentist or prosthodontist. This helps to keep them clean and prevents them from drying out and losing their shape. Be sure to rinse off your dentures before putting them back in your mouth in the morning.

You can visit our office at 3550 S 5600 W #3, Salt Lake City, UT 84120, and get to know our team here. For bookings, call us at (801) 966-3166. 

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