Thanks to the many advances in Health Sciences today, people are living longer than ever. With all of these added years to your lifespan, your teeth are enduring many extra years of damage. Over the years, your mouth will accumulate numerous problems.
Your dentist has many options to restore your smile. This includes dental implants, veneers, Dental bonding, and much more. However, the time may come when it is time to throw in the towel so to speak and get some dentures.
But how do you know when is the right time? First, let’s go over some of the different types of dentures.
Types of Dentures Available
Just because the condition of your mouth has reached severe levels, this may not mean that you need a complete set of dentures. Depending on your situation, you may choose between two types of dentures.
Partial dentures fit around existing teeth, and replace teeth that have either falling out or were extracted that were beyond repair. This type of denture is perfect for people who do not need a full extraction.
Your other option are full dentures. These are used when you need to replace the teeth from a full upper or lower arch.
Not Your Grandparent’s Dentures
If you are apprehensive about getting dentures, it may be because you have heard negative stories about dentures from somebody who is unhappy with their own dentures. Rest assured, though, dentures today are not your grandparent’s dentures. Dental technology has come a long way in the last few decades. Dentists now use cutting-edge technology to make sure that your dentures fit better than ever and have the feel of real teeth.
There is no need to worry whether or not your dentures will look fake. the advances in dental technology allows us to accurately create a denture that will fit perfectly and look and feel real to you.
If you have any other questions regarding partial or full dentures please give us a call today.