What Are Dentures?
Dentures are prosthetic devices designed to replace missing teeth and surrounding tissue. They are made of plastic, porcelain, or resin and can be customized to fit comfortably in the mouth. It can be complete or partial, depending on the number of teeth missing, and it can be removed for cleaning. They help improve the appearance of a smile, restore biting and chewing function, and support surrounding facial muscles. It can take some getting used to, but with proper care and regular adjustments by your dentist at our Richmond Hill practice, they can last for several years. The results of wearing them can vary, but they usually result in an improved smile and increased confidence, as well as improved oral health by preventing remaining teeth from shifting.
When Do I Need Dentures Treatment
For people who have lost most or all of their natural teeth, it may be required as a result of aging, injury, gum disease, or tooth decay. They are specially made to fit inside a person’s mouth and can be complete or partial. Their purpose is to fill gaps in the teeth and restore chewing, speaking, and smiling. In addition, dentures can support the lips and cheeks and enhance facial features. To find out if dentures are the best option for you and when you should consider them, it’s best to speak with your dentist in our Richmond Hill office.
Result Of Dentures
A person’s ability to speak, chew, and smile with confidence can be enhanced through dentures. Dentures are made by taking imprints of the mouth, creating the denture so it will fit aesthetically and comfortably, and then correcting the fit as necessary. They can be made to resemble nature using a variety of materials, including acrylic, nylon, or porcelain. Depending on the wear, needs of the wearer, and oral health, the frequency of denture replacement may change. The results can greatly enhance the appearance and function of the mouth.