What Are Dentures?
Dentures, sometimes referred to as false teeth, are devices that are constructed in order to replace missing teeth or a tooth. They are removable and are held in position by the surrounding hard and soft tissues in the mouth. There are different types of dentures that can be utilized including:
Types of Dentures
This can be classified as either immediate or conventional dentures. Complete dentures are utilized when a tooth has been removed and the gum tissues have begun to heal. Conventional dentures can replace missing teeth after twelve weeks of their removal. On the other hand, immediate dentures are prepared in advance and can be used to replace a missing tooth as soon as it is removed.
It is a tooth replacement attached to a gum-like coloured substance base which in some cases may be connected to a metal framework to hold it in position while in the mouth. Dentists may recommend partial dentures when there are more than one natural tooth in the upper or lower jaw remaining. A fixed bridge can be used in ensuring that the dentures are held in position in the jaw.
Benefits of Dentures
Teeth play an important role in determining a person’s appearance. Without teeth, many people experience lack of confidence or lower self esteem with regard to their looks. Dentures help restore beauty and hence lift the confidence of many going through stress about their appearance caused by loss of their teeth. Dentures help hold up various muscles in the face to help improve any sagging.
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