There are times, even if you have taken care of your teeth, that dentures are the solution to your dental problems. Accidents, aging, illnesses or side effects of medications are among some of the causes for tooth loss. The only way to know if dentures are something you should pursue, is to visit your dentist. Dr. Robert Berry, at Mountain Aire Dentistry. Dr. Berry can give you options and recommendations that will help you along the path to good oral health regarding dentures or any other dental needs.
Although there are many choices for treatment, in some cases, dentures are the best solution. It is not always obvious to know when you need dentures, but you can get a good idea by knowing what signs to look for.
Taking an active role in you oral health requires that you pay attention to changes to gum tissues, teeth and other signs that your oral health is in need of professional care. Here are some common signs that may indicate that you are in need of dentures:
If any of these problems plague you, it’s time to make an appointment with Dr. Berry. He can help you make the best decision for your particular needs about your teeth
For many people, dentures are necessary eventually, even if you have taken good care of your teeth.
If after consulting with Dr. Berry you decide that it’s time to get dentures, the following are the basic steps in the process:
Depending on the Health of Your Teeth and Jawbone, Your Dentist May Recommend Other Types of Dentures.
Partial dentures may also an option. Partials are removable and are made to replace multiple missing teeth that are adjacent to healthy natural teeth. They are attached to your natural teeth with metal clasps or precision attachments, and have a natural look when put in place.
Partial dentures allow you to skip being toothless for a long period of time, as with conventional dentures. A model of your mouth and jaw is made during your dentist visit, and a removable temporary denture is created the same day for you to use during your healing period.
Getting dentures can have multiple benefits. Aside from replacing missing or decaying teeth, they can also prevent any remaining teeth from shifting in your mouth and causing additional pain. In addition to improving your oral health, you will also benefit from clearer speech, improved facial appearance, and the ability to smile big without fear of missing or crooked teeth.
If you are currently experiencing any symptoms, schedule a consultation with Dr. Robert Berry at Mountain Aire Dentistry serving Erie, Superior, Thornton, Lafayette, and the greater Broomfield and Westminster, Colorado areas. Contact him today at (303) 731-7755 if you have questions about denture options. Missing or damaged teeth do not need to hold you back from enjoying a full life any longer. Dentures can offer a comfortable, cost effective and attractive way to restore your smile and regain your self-confidence. With restored bite function, patients can improve oral and overall health as well.