Proper oral hygiene is very important, and regular brushing and flossing can go a long way toward keeping your smile bright and white for a lifetime. Even so, however, it is easy for silent problems like gum disease and tooth decay to compromise the integrity of your teeth and cause problems.
In many cases cavities and even serious tooth decay may not cause pain or any symptoms at all. When left undetected and untreated, these common problems can lead to tooth loss and other serious issues. If you have suffered tooth loss as a result of gum disease, accident or injury, a well placed partial can restore the beauty and integrity of your smile and help you regain your self confidence.
Partials and dentures can be a lifesaver for men and women who have suffered tooth loss. Missing teeth can shatter your self confidence and mar your appearance, but you do not have to live with those issues one day longer. Just talk to your dentist about how partials and dentures can restore your smile and improve your appearance.
If a few of your teeth have been damaged, your dentist can design a partial denture that will fill in those gaps and give your mouth a more natural look and feel. Partials can be designed to replace a single tooth or a group of teeth, and your dentist can help you decide which type is best for you.
Partials are easy to wear and simple to get used to. Your dentist will take an impression of your mouth and use it to design a partial to replace your missing teeth. The partial will then be fitted, and you can start eating and drinking with it right away. Modern partials look so natural that no one will even know you are wearing it.
If your teeth are more extensively damaged, your dentist may recommend a full set of dentures instead. Dentures are designed to completely replace your missing teeth, and your dentist can fit you with upper dentures, lower dentures or both depending on your needs. Dentures are also easy to fit and carefully molded to your mouth, and their natural look makes them unobtrusive and attractive.
It may take you a day or two to get used to your new dentures, but your dentist can help you with fitting and adjustments. You do not have to live with a crooked, uneven or gapped smile a day longer, not when there are natural looking partial and full dentures just waiting for you at your local dental office.