Losing your teeth can be hard to accept, but it shouldn’t have to be the end of the world! Having dentures fitted is a great solution for teeth loss! It will help to recover the function of your mouth, improve your dental health and regain the confidence in your smile!
Dentures are the most popular option for those that have lost one or multiple teeth. They are replacement teeth which are attached to a removable mouth piece. There are a number of different types available, which means there will be definitely be an option to suit you! Modern technology has allowed for a brilliant development in dentures, making them better fitted and more natural looking than ever before!
Dentures provide replacement teeth which help to eradicate the problems caused by teeth loss, which include problems with your speech, difficulties eating and a lack of confidence in your smile! All dentures are comprised of the replacement teeth themselves and most also have a bridge – the bridge is a part of the denture which is holds the teeth and is attached to the gumline. There are a number of immediate and complete variations on this style depending on your specific needs, including: flexible, metal, acrylic and valplast.
We will invite you in for an initial appointment, which will be used to conduct an assessment of your teeth loss and the best options available to you. We will discuss these options with you and work alongside you to identify which denture treatment is best for you. Once this has been decided, we will go through the treatment plan in detail and schedule a time for the denture to be fitted.
We only proceed with treatment plans once you are comfortable, as our patient’s care is always our priority. Depending on the dentures you have chosen, a number of different procedure approaches will be taken. These can include providing an anaesthetic to deal with any discomfort, applying metal fittings and taking moulds of your teeth to create customised dentures which are shaped and coloured to provide a comfortable fit and natural look!
Benefits of Dentures
Having denture treatment is the best way to recover the function of your mouth and appearance of your smile following teeth loss. The positive effects of this treatment, help to eradicate other issues caused by losing your teeth, including:
- A collapsed facial appearance
- Impaired chewing action
- Speech issues
- Digestion problems
- Further dental damage to teeth that neighbour gaps caused by tooth loss
Teeth loss can have a major affect not just on your mouth, but on your whole body. The main way this occurs is through the way it changes the way you chew food, which affects your whole digestion system.