Dentures can be used in many different cases of missing teeth. Your dentist will recommend the best type of dentures for you. But no matter which type you choose, most of them have great advantages. Here are some of those benefits:
1. Fresh start
In many cases, loosing teeth can be a devastating experience. Missing teeth have a significant negative impact on appearance and therefore on self-confidence. Using dentures will restore not only your former healthy look, comfort and effectiveness but also self-confidence.
2. Fewer dental problems
You might need to see the dentist quite often during the first months while getting used to the feel of dentures. Because of the benefits that dentures give to any remaining teeth, you will most probably be seeing your dentist a lot less. You need, however, to remember about cleaning your dentures. They need to be properly maintained in order to serve you well over time.
3. Enjoying food
Forget about the pain during eating caused by putting pressure on the nerves. Your dentures with the prosthetic teeth will also rub against the gums but they are not attached to nerves freeing you from the pain. Enjoy eating with people and at restaurants once again.
Modern dentures are precisely fitted to your mouth. An exact mould of your teeth and gums, and jaw measurement will be taken and the dentist is then able to adjust your dentures to fit you perfectly.
5. Health improvement
Thanks to replacing your missing teeth with dentures you will be able to chew your food properly, improving nutrition. You will also be able to eat hard or raw vegetables and fruit, making your diet more diverse and improving your general health.
6. Bring back the healthy smile
Not replacing missing teeth will lead to a number of problems. Leaving your lips and cheeks without support will cause them to sag and after some time your mouth will start to collapse making you look much more older. Well-fitting dentures can not only stop this process, but reverse it, restoring your youthful look.
7. Easy to use
Advancements in dentistry mean that dentures are becoming more comfortable, easily adjustableand now look more natural. Many of the disadvantages most patients hear about, including slipping, gag reflexes or clicking noises are caused by dentures which do not fit well. A good dentist will be able to ensure that your dentures fit well and are comfortable.