Restoring Your Smile With Partial Dentures
Missing teeth can cause many issues in your everyday life. They can make it more difficult to enjoy and digest your favourite foods, reduce your confidence in social interactions, and cause further health complications if left untreated.
Even if you still have most of your natural teeth left, you may want to consider partial dentures. Gaps in your teeth can cause unnecessary stress and additional wear and tear that could lead to losing more teeth.
At The Denture and Implant Center, we understand the negative effects missing teeth can have upon your lifestyle.
What Are The Risks Associated With Missing Teeth?
A few missing teeth may not seem like a huge deal but it can actually cause a variety of health problems.
1. Additional Stress On Your Remaining Teeth
When you’re missing a few teeth, it’s up to the rest of your mouth to take on the additional stress. This can lead to damaging your remaining teeth which may shorten their lifespan significantly.
2. Difficulty Chewing
You might have a hard time chewing and eating your favourite foods. If your food isn’t getting chewed properly, you may develop digestive problems such as indigestion or acid reflux.
3. Loss of Confidence
Our smiles play a large role in social interactions. Missing teeth may lead you to feel less confident when speaking or smiling. Depending on the extent of your tooth loss, you may find your jaw bone sinking which makes you look older than you actually are.
What Are Partial Dentures?
Partial dentures are an excellent solution for those of you who have most of your natural teeth and would like to extend their life for as long as possible.
We design our partial dentures with eating and chewing in mind. By creating a custom made appliance for your mouth, we ensure that the forces of chewing are evenly distributed over your teeth and soft tissues.
Your new partial dentures will lead to a more comfortable lifestyle and restored sense of self-confidence.
How Do Partial Dentures Work?
Partial dentures work by anchoring to your remaining teeth. This way, your teeth are properly supported and you should experience very little discomfort.
Once you’ve gotten used to the feeling of dentures in your mouth, you may forget they’re even there.
Your dentures can be made of metal and acrylic, which are thinner, stronger structurally, and more hygienic.
We also offer a totally acrylic option but these are generally better used as a transitional or temporary appliance.
Are you looking to extend the life of your natural teeth for as long as possible? Partial dentures might be the right solution. Give us a call to schedule a consultation and learn more about your options.