Benefits of Dentures
If you think that dentures are going to slip, slide, fall out at the worst possible moment, and generally cause you aggravation and embarrassment, let us put that idea to rest – you are thinking of your grandmother’s dentures, not the modern dentures that you could consider as a restorative dentistry treatment. Modern dentures fit very well, and can be the next best solution to dental implants if you have missing teeth. Now, with that in mind, read on to learn more about the benefits of dentures.
One of the biggest benefits of dentures is the cost. Of course implants are the best way to replace missing teeth, but the reality is that they are expensive, and dental insurers will not usually cover them. You can save money by choosing dentures, and because you no longer have natural teeth to worry about, you can also save money by needing fewer visits to your dentist.
When you have a gappy smile due to missing teeth, you may not feel much like smiling. Another of the benefits of dentures is that you will be able to show your smile to the world without having to feel embarrassed.
Much of the time, if your teeth are approaching the natural end of their life, the enamel becomes thinner, and your teeth can be more sensitive to heat and cold. You may also find it difficult to bite or chew. Having damaged teeth removed and replaced with dentures means that the discomfort will go away.
It is not easy to chew when you have missing teeth. You might not think, when you are considering the benefits of dentures, that a better diet could factor in, but it does. If you are finding it difficult to chew, you are probably foregoing the foods that are best for you, like many fruits and vegetables. With dentures, you can enjoy these foods without difficulty.
Missing teeth cause your face to droop, and can make you look older than you really are. Dentures support the structure of your face, and make you look younger.
To find out more about the benefits of dentures, or to request an appointment, call Martin Dentistry at 209-951-4251. We want to be your dentist office in Stockton, and we are conveniently located at 1310 East Swain Road, S-2, Stockton, CA 95210. We can advise you on the benefits of dentures and other restorative dentistry procedures. You can also request an appointment by filling out the form on our Contact Us page.