Have you ever suffered any missing or lost teeth? Do you have any gaps in your mouth that are the result of tooth extractions in the past, or are you set for tooth extractions in the future? If so, now is a good time to think about tooth replacement procedures to replace any teeth that you may be missing. One highly effective tooth prosthetic that can be crafted to mimic the natural look of your smile can be obtained through the use of dentures.
If you have ever suffered an oral accident and injury and are left with missing teeth, you may be well aware of the dangers associated with not having them filled in. Missing teeth can become havens for plaque buildup and bacteria. In addition, missing teeth can cause your jawbone to weaken and deteriorate and can even lead to gum destabilization and tooth slippage. Thus, a tooth replacement treatment will be needed.
If you are in the market for a tooth replacement, and you decide dentures are right for you, it is important to understand the different types of dentures available. If you’re only looking to replace a few teeth, partial dentures can be used. In addition, if you need an entire row of teeth replaced, complete dentures can be crafted. Dentures are crafted to mimic the natural look of teeth and can be adjusted to fit comfortably in your mouth.
Because your dentures can be removed, it is important to make sure you’re cleaning them every day in a denture cleaning solution. Before inserting them back into your mouth, always make sure to rinse them off to remove any cleaning solution that may still linger behind. In addition, avoid abrasive products on them including teeth whitening treatment systems, bleach, hot water, or other similar abrasive cleaning materials.
Take your smile to the next level with dentures. If you are ready to take the next step to achieve a fantastic smile with dentures, schedule an appointment with Virginia Dental Group at our dentist office in Fairfax, Virginia by calling 703-385-3800. Dr. Lida M. Vargas and the rest of our team look forward to helping you.