aren’t the best substitute for your own teeth, they are certainly helping some people keep their smile. With these
tips on finding the right dentures for you, you don’t have to stop grinning.
Talk with your
Though it might seem that your dentist might be the one to
talk to you about dentures, you also may want to broach the subject before it becomes an immediate issue. Perhaps
you have to take certain medications that can affect your dental health—epilepsy drugs, calcium channel blockers,
or transplant drugs.
Or perhaps you have troubles taking care of your teeth due
to some other illness or memory problem. The best way to get the dentures that you need is to have an honest and
open discussion with your dentist to discuss your options.
Find out the types of
Information is your best weapon in the fight to choose the
right dentures. Realize that there are partial, complete and overdentures available for each individual
Like the names imply, partial and complete dentures are
those that may take up only portions of the mouth (partial) while the complete dentures are taking the place of
removed teeth. Overdentures are those that can fit over the teeth that remain.
With your dentist, you can determine what option will work
best for your mouth’s situation as well as for your overall comfort.Have your dentures immediately
One of the newer ways to have your dentures fitted is to
look into immediate dentures. These are dentures that are created before you have your teeth removed so that you
don’t have to go through any embarrassment of having gaps in your smile.
While these will need to be adjusted as the jaw bone heals,
these can be the right dentures for those that may have gaps in their front visible teeth.
Go the conventional route
While conventional dentures require that you be without
teeth for a few months as the dentures are being made, these dentures tend to fit a lot better than the immediate
You will have your teeth extracted and your gums will have
time to heal as your new set of teeth is being made. There may be times of discomfort and self-consciousness, but
overall, this is the better way to get dentures.
Take into consideration what you
When it comes to choosing the right dentures for you, you
want to take your time with your decision. This might mean consulting several dentists in order to see what each
can do for you. Look at pictures of the dental work that they have previously done to see if you like the results
that they have achieved.
If you have troubles after receiving your dentures and find
that you are using adhesive on a continuous basis, your dentures may need to be refitted.
Dentures can be a fresh start to a great smile,
but only if you take the time to find the best dentist and the best dentures for
Denturists construct, repair, reline, reproduce, duplicate,
supply, fit or alter removable dentures. In the fitting process, denturists also take impressions, bite
registrations, try-ins or insertions.
Denturists provide full dentures to replace complete sets of original teeth missing in the upper,
lower or both sections of the mouth, or partial dentures, which fit sections of the mouth in which the original
teeth remain. They provide services independently and directly to the public in their own offices, in dental
laboratories and businesses that specialize in denture services, and work in collaboration with dentists,
orthodontists and oral surgeons to provide comprehensive dental services to