If you’ve lost any of your natural teeth, whether from gum disease, tooth decay or injury, replacing missing teeth with dentures will benefit your appearance and your health. Dentures make it easier to eat and speak better than you could without teeth.
Without dentures, missing teeth can cause facial muscles to sag, and sometimes even make you look older. Dentures will help to fill out the appearance of your face and profile. They can be made to closely resemble your natural teeth and may even improve the look of your smile.
Most people will choose from the two types of dentures available, depending on their treatment plan.
A complete denture will replace the teeth within an arch – some patients need either a lower or upper denture, and some patients require both. Complete dentures rest securely on the gum and bone tissue, and many patients are surprised by how real their dentures look!
Partial dentures are a great solution if you are missing some of your teeth because the denture will fill in the gaps in your smile. They can also support cheeks and lips so the face does not sag, and help make it easier to chew food.
If you are in need of dentures, give our office a call today and we can discuss what option will be best for you!