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Could Dentures be Right for You?

Dentures are normally associated with the elderly, but they can be useful for others as well. In fact, anyone who is missing teeth can benefit from using dentures. Fortunately, great strides have been made in recent years, leading to much more effective dentures. Do you know what the benefits of dentures actually are?

Having dentures can improve the look and feel of your mouth. Also, eating will be much easier since you’ll have a tooth where you didn’t before. Missing teeth will also affect the way your speaking voice sounds. Dentures can help make your words more understandable. Lastly, dentures are one of the most cost-effective options for missing teeth.

There are three different kinds of dentures. Conventional full dentures are placed after the rest of your teeth are removed and your gum tissue has healed. Another option is immediate full dentures, which are inserted immediately after your teeth are removed. Finally, you could choose partial dentures. These rest on metal frameworks that attach to your natural teeth.

Fortunately, dentures can last for quite some time. In fact, while dentures may eventually need to be remade, you can do a few things to extend their life. For instance, did you know that you shouldn’t let your dentures dry out? To avoid this problem, please place your dentures in a cleanser soak or in plain water when you aren’t wearing them. Similarly, please remember to brush your dentures and to keep the place that you store them clean.

Are you still wondering which restoration option might be the best for you? Are you wondering which restoration option you should consider? Do you have more questions about dentures? If so, or if you would simply like to schedule an appointment with our team, please don’t hesitate to contact Sandor Family Dentistry at 732.462.8877. Dr. Sandor and our team look forward to hearing from you soon.

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