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All You Need To Know About Partial Dentures

Posted on 10/15/2023 by Andrew Admin
African American woman smiling with her new dentures from Elite Dental of Natick in Natick, MAPartial dentures help to solve aesthetic and functional oral issues. If you have missing teeth, you know how difficult it is to chew or pronounce certain words. You may also find smiling in front of people challenging, which can affect your social life. Fortunately, partial dentures are a solution to replacing one or multiple teeth. They are designed to be removable and may last long with good oral hygiene.

Who Is An Ideal Candidate For Partial Dentures?

Are you considering partial dentures to replace your missing teeth? While these false teeth help to improve oral health, they may not be a good solution for some. For instance, you may not be an ideal candidate for partial dentures if all your teeth are missing.

This option requires some natural teeth to support the restoration. The teeth anchoring the partial dentures should also be healthy to ensure a successful restoration process. If the teeth aren't healthy, oral issues may occur, and you may need an extraction, forcing you to retire your dentures soon.

How Do You Take Care Of Partial Dentures?

Taking care of partial dentures ensures that they last long. If not cared for, dentures can lose their shape, making them become loose or slip. This can also increase build-ups, which can harm your oral health. Like your natural teeth, partial dentures require daily cleaning. You must remove, brush, and soak them in a denture-cleaning solution to prevent bacterial infection and keep them in good shape.

Frequent dental checkups are other ways of keeping your false teeth in good condition. The shape of the mouth changes with age. This makes denture adjustment vital to ensure a comfortable experience and prevent issues such as mouth soreness. Do you want to determine whether partial dentures are right for you? Visit our dental office for an oral examination.

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