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All About Dentures

Posted on 4/26/2021 by Front Desk
All About DenturesDon't think you're alone if you are suffering from tooth loss. Nearly 200 million Americans are missing one tooth at least, and more than 35 million have lost all their teeth. The process of replacing your natural teeth can be a difficult one, but at the Dental Implant Center at Walnut Creek, we are committed to helping restore your natural smile without any complications.

Dentures are the ideal solution for people who have suffered gum disease, tooth decay, or a traumatic injury that has caused them to lose some or all of their teeth. The best part about dentures is that they help enhance the oral health, overall appearance, and quality of life of a patient.

What Are Dentures?

Dentures are removable appliances custom-made to replace missing teeth. They can be taken out or put into the mouth quickly and are an excellent option for individuals who want something more cost-effective than dental implants. Dentures are designed to fit naturally into a patient's smile and are completely similar to natural, healthy teeth.

That is the reason why more and more people are shifting towards dentures as a treatment for missing or broken teeth. The best part about dentures is the ease you get in wearing them since they can be removed from the mouth when you are sleeping.

Different Types of Dentures

Dentures come in various types, and the two main types you should know about are partial dentures and full dentures. Partial dentures are suitable when you are missing some teeth, and full dentures are for people who are missing all of their teeth.

Dentures are generally made from acrylic resin or porcelain. If you're looking for dentures that resemble natural teeth, porcelain dentures are the obvious choice, but their only downside is that they can get damaged easily. On the other hand, acrylic resin dentures are less expensive and weigh less, making them the ideal option for partial dentures.

If you want to learn more about dentures, then get in touch with us at (925) 266-3550to schedule a consultation today.

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