Despite dentists telling patients to brush and floss regularly, and despite public water being safe to drink, and despite the dental care improvements over the years, not everyone will survive their lifetime with their natural teeth. For many people, dentures are an option for replacing missing teeth and the tissues that surround them. People all over the United States have dentures, and they come from every walk of life, economic standing, and racial back ground.
Dentures are removable replacements for missing teeth. While permanent dental fixtures such as bridges and implants can not be taken out of the mouth, dentures can be removed and replaced as often as a wearer feels necessary. Most denture wearers remove their dentures at bedtime and soak them over night in a specialized cleaning solution. This specialized solution cleans the dentures thoroughly and removes bacterial build up that could cause infections and diseases in the mouth.
Dentures are specially made to fit each individual’s mouth. A prosthodontic specialist is highly trained to fit patients with removable dentures. Dentures are made in a laboratory by highly trained dental technicians. Many dentists offer on-site labs to make the dentures in order to provide a more accurate and streamlined process for patients. Quality matters when it comes to removable dentures, and you only want to trust a specialized dentist for the work.
If you have missing teeth, research your options for removable dentures. By replacing missing teeth, your smile can not only be complete, but it can also help you to regain the confidence of a brighter smile.
Posted on behalf of Randy Muccioli
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