Modern dentistry is capable of creating tooth replacements that mimic the look of natural teeth. There are highly effective treatments that can be extremely comfortable with your oral health care replacements. No matter how many teeth you may be missing, whether it be one or an entire row, visit your dentist to determine if a tooth replacement treatment such as dentures can be crafted for you.
It is essential to replace missing and lost teeth, as severe impediments can occur if they are left untreated. Not only can it cause issues with bite stability, but it can also lead to severe downturns in your speech patterns and chewing and eating skills, and can give rise to gum destabilization, tooth slippage, a weakened jawbone, and a sunken in facial structure as well as numerous other oral ailments such as dental erosion. Thus, a tooth replacement treatment such as dentures should be applied as soon as possible.
Caring for your dentures properly is essential in order to ensure they can continue to function effectively. This includes always soaking them in a denture cleaning solution. To ensure they are safe to place back in your mouth, rinse them off with water before doing so. In addition, avoid using abrasive products on them such as teeth whitening treatment systems, bleach, or scalding hot water. Never set them aside as they can easily dry out and crack. In addition, handle them with care because they are fragile. If damage should ever occur to your dentures, do not try to fix it yourself but instead bring them to your dentist for repairs.
Is it your desire to further enhance your oral health care and your smile with dentures? Our team at Culebra North Dental Care looks forward to improving your smile with dentures. To book an appointment at our dentist office in San Antonio, Texas, please contact Dr. Jonathan E. Quillian and our team by calling us at 210-761-5452.