Dentures have been a tooth replacement choice for years, but have in recent times fallen out of favour. However, the latest modern dentures available today outshine their ancestors in terms of practicality, function and appearance.
How do dentures work?
Dentures are replacement teeth that sit on a palate. They are usually removable, unless dental implants are fitted. When a person looses a large number or all of their teeth, dentures are one of the easiest and most cost-effective solutions to the problem.
What are the benefits of dentures?
Dentures return the functionality of the mouth to the wearer, who before may have been unable to eat due to their lack of teeth. Dentures also provide structure for the face and mouth, which is apt to appear sunken and old without the support of the teeth. Dentures return this support and can be an instant rejuvenation for the face, taking years off the wearer.
How are my dentures made?
Dentures are custom-made for every patient, using impressions and wax moulds of your mouth. These impressions and moulds are then sent to a dental laboratory to create your personalized dentures. Your dentures will be made to suit you and your face, as well as being made to sit comfortably within your mouth.
Will I have to get used to my dentures?
Your dentures may feel a little unusual at first, but with time you will become used to them. Dental adhesives and pastes can be used to help stabilize your dentures and dental implants can also be added to provide a solid foundation.
If you would like to hear more about dentures and to ask any questions you have about wearing them please feel free to visit our dental clinic based in the heart of Chelmsford.