Everyone deserves a full set
of teeth and a beautiful smile. If you are missing several teeth, or have
experienced mouth trauma or severe tooth decay, dentures may be a great option
for restoring your smile. Many patients considering dentures have several questions
for the dentist about the procedure and outcome. Peruse these frequently
asked questions to find out more about restoring your smile.
Are they hard to clean?
Proper denture care is very
similar to proper tooth care. Removable appliances should be cleaned as soon as
possible after each meal with denture cleaner and a brush. To protect your new
removable teeth from breakage, always clean them over a soft surface, such as a
towel, just in case they are dropped at any point. Permanent dentures can be
brushed just like natural teeth.
Will it be difficult to eat?
The affect your dentures
have on your ability to eat normally depends on which type of appliance you
choose. With removable dentures, you will need to take care, slicing foods such
as apples and carrots and cutting corn from the cob. With permanent, implant
, you are free to eat and chew food as you would with natural teeth.
How long will they last?
The longevity of your new
smile depends on several factors. Removable teeth usually last between five and
ten years. Advancements in technology have extended the lifespan of implant dentures
. With proper care, affixed appliances can last as long as natural
How much will they cost?
There is simply no single answer to how much a full set of new teeth will cost.
Oral health, mouth structure and personal preference all affect the final price
of your new dentures. We offer many affordable options and will work with you
to design a smile you will love.
office today for more information about dentures in Auburndale, FL or to
schedule an appointment
with Dr. Frederick Thurston.
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