What are dentures?
A denture is a removable replacement for missing tooth or teeth. It is fixed on the soft gum tissue. Complete dentures are used to replace missing teeth for people with no teeth left. They can also be used for people who have lost many of their teeth. In this case, the device is called a partial or overdenture.
The good thing about today’s dentures is that they are designed to be functional and comfortable. Since it is similar in appearance to natural teeth and can improve a smile or facial feature.
Denture Preparation and Placement:
During the first visit to the clinic, your dentist will examine the need for dentures, your dentist will check the health of your gums and supporting bone structure to plan the treatment.
Once your dentist recommends which dentures are right for you, he will take the measurement of the gums to identify every ridge and crevice to ensure the best fit possible.
In cases where teeth need to be extracted, typically an immediate denture is placed to allow proper healing of the extraction areas, and to serve as an aesthetic replacement for natural teeth. This can be easily modified after the gum heals.
Placing the Final Dentures
Complete dentures are made when gums are completely healed and the proper time has passed for healing. After tooth extraction procedure gums will naturally shrink through the healing process, which generally takes from six to twelve months. In this duration, the immediate dentures may require modification to adjust with the changes in the gums and supporting bone structure. At night while you sleep dentures should be removed. This enables the contact of gums and saliva. Saliva has important properties for controlling any oral issues. It helps in maintaining a healthy mouth.
Why would I need dentures?
The main need of denture is the loss of the tooth. For any reason, if you lose your tooth you can replace it with dentures. Generally, it is inexpensive than other replacement option. However, the following things will help you to find the necessary.
1. Chewing ability:
Teeth are important utter important for the chewing process. When you miss tooth you start to look at the menu which you can eat instead of what u want. The certain foods you can not eat while you missed a few teeth. But a denture will help you chewing foods.
The tooth loss causes a negative effect on the appearance of a person, The cheek, face, and smile will change the way it looks. Replacing it with denture then it gives the same look like the natural tooth.
A missing tooth causes difficult pronounce the few words. But replacing it with an artificial tooth will replace the ability of clear speech.
Research demonstrates that many patients losses their self-esteem when they lose their teeth, especially in the interior. Denture replacement gives the same look as the natural tooth hence it will help to enhance the self-esteem.
How to clean the dentures:
Like your natural teeth, your dentures should be brushed daily to remove food particles. Brushing can also help keep the teeth from staining and bacterial infection.
Rinsing your dentures before brushing will help to remove any loose food or debris.
To refrain it from getting scratched gently brush all the surfaces of the dentures and use a soft toothbrush.
When brushing, don’t forget to clean your mouth thoroughly. You should include your gums, cheeks, and tongue to remove any plaque. This can help reduce the risk of oral infection and bad breath. When you’re not using your dentures, keep it in a safe place covered in water to prevent warping. Occasionally, denture users may use adhesives. Adhesives come in many forms such as creams, powders, pads, strips, and liquids. If you are using one of these products, read the instructions properly and use them as directed. Your dentist can prescribe appropriate cleansers and adhesives.
Does it difficult to wear?
It is not difficult to wear a denture. But in the initial days, you may find difficulties to wear. But is normal. Eventually, your mouth and gum will adjust with the new teeth. A few appointments with the dentist are generally required after a denture placement. So the fit can be checked and adjusted. If any problem arises, particularly irritation or soreness, be sure to consult the dentist.
Does it change how I look?
No, it will not change how you look. If you have completely lost your teeth for a long time your face’s shape can change for a temporary basis. When you start to insert the dentures it will look as good as when you had natural teeth.
Does denture make it difficult to eat food?
In initial days of insertion, you may find difficulties wear. During this time soft food diet will be recommended. When your mouth is adjusted with denture then you can resume your normal diet.
Who makes and fits my Dentures?
At all Sabka dentist clinics, Denture procedure is available. Our professional team will guide you for all the required steps for the denture. Once the denture inserted you can go to the same clinic for the query. The same dentist will fit the denture when it is necessary.