Why Use Dentures for Missing Teeth?
A lot of people today have missing teeth and the best way to replace them is by using dentures. You can fit a denture inside your mouth to replace your missing teeth.
We usually call dentures false teeth. False teeth a made of porcelain or acrylic and is mounted on a gum-like acrylic base. Dentures are natural looking teeth.
One of the benefits of having dentures is that you will have something to replace your missing teeth that looks natural. It is not only the looks but it also feels like natural teeth. With dentures, you feel more confident in public.
Another benefit of having dentures is renewing your self-esteem and self-confidence which you have lost when your teeth started to fall off.
With dentures, your difficulty in talking is now replaced with a clear, natural voice.
You will now have an easy time chewing your food if dentures are properly fit. You now have a better bite. Now, it is not only soft foods that you can eat but with dentures, you can actually eat anything.
A collapsed and sunken facial appearance is due to missing teeth. Dentures help you look younger since your lips and your cheeks will have more shape.
You can either get a complete denture or a partial denture.
If you use complete or full dentures, then the whole of it will fit over your gums and your palate. If both you upper and lower teeth are missing, then you need full dentures.
Conventional dentures are full dentures that are designed to be worn a month after teeth are extracted and the gum tissue has begun to heal. Immediate dentures are also full dentures but it can be worn straightway but has to be adjusted to fit properly during the healing process.
Overdenture is also a full denture that is placed in the mouth and covers a few remaining teeth or implants.
Partial dentures or bridges fills the gap left by missing teeth. These false teeth are made from metal or plastic or acrylic and are attached to a pink gum-colored base.
You can have a partial denture that is removable and is attached to natural teeth using metal clasps. These can be removed and reinserted when required and this does not need professional help.
A permanent bridge is permanently attached to natural teeth b replacing missing teeth. The person wearing it cannot remove them. Permanent partial dentures are more expensive but also more stable. Proper care and proper fit will give this permanent partial denture a long life.