Due to physical injuries, many people lose one or more teeth. Similarly, tooth extraction process is also done by Dental Health Professionals to prevent various dental diseases. Replacing such extracted, missing or lost tooth is essential to maintain a contact with the arch. Otherwise, it the empty space leads to various problems like losing adjacent teeth, mobility, gum diseases, etc.
Dentures provide a viable solution to fill the gap and replace the lost teeth. Apart from replacing the missing teeth, the false teeth you get through dentures will help you to regain the beautiful smile.
In general, Dentures are classified as below:
It consists of artificial, replaceable teeth with gum-like pink colored plastic or acrylic base to hold it in the mouth.
Partial dentures are utilized in conditions when the wearer does not lose all of his/her natural teeth, two or more teeth are missing and in cases of surrounding teeth does not have the strength to support the dental structures.
Full Dentures are used when the wearer has lost all his/her natural teeth. It includes two set of custom-made dentures for both upper and lower jaw.
The upper dentures consist of a plate to hold the denture on the roof of our mouth while the lower denture is horse shaped with an acrylic base to hold with the gum line.
Fixed dentures are non-removable dentures. They require titanium support and surgical procedures to fix the false teeth. With the implant support, the implantologist can fix dental bridges, dental implant or implant support fixed dentures to replace the missing tooth or teeth.
As this procedure requires, titanium made implant abutments, it is also termed as “Implant-retained Dentures”.
If you have planned to wear dentures, you need to know the following things which will help you to extend the durability of your false teeth.
Dental hygiene is important for your denture as well as the natural teeth. Your denture will last for more than a decade if you properly maintain and clean it.
The important denture cleaning tips suggested by our dentists are as follows:
Even dentures help you to restore your lost tooth and your beautiful smile, they are not sturdy as the natural teeth. Hence you need to take care of the dentures and stay away from habits like biting hard substances using dentures.