Dentures are made for replacement of your teeth, which are not fixed. You can take it out of yourself and put it back in the mouth. Today dentures come with more flexibility and you can use them comfortably than ever. With the help of modern dental technology experts, patients can now get artificial teeth.
There are two types of dentures:
• Full dentures
• Partial dentures
The type of denture to be chosen depends on the following factors:
- How many teeth you have to replace? Is it some of all?
- How much does fill or partial dentures cost?
When all teeth are missing from the mouth, full dentures are necessary, partial dentures are used when some left teeth are still there.
How does the denture work?
A full denture is for the upper part and the lower part. The upper denture covers the entire root of your teeth (hard plate) and is shaped like a horseshoe to make your tongue adaptable. Our expert doctors take an impression of the mouth and produce a denture that will fit perfectly in your mouth making eating easy and comfortable.
Conventional Full Denture: Before making a full denture, the remaining teeth are also removed and gum tissues are given time to recover. Sometimes it can take several months for treatment.
Partial dentures: Partial dentures are made of a mechanism which is associated with natural teeth. When you use these dentures in your mouth, it is often used as a removable alternative to the bridge.
How long can I use my dentures?
You can take a few weeks or even a few months to use your dentures. Initially, you can feel awkward or uncomfortable and can take some time for eating and comforting them in speaking. You may face problems like excessive flow of saliva, or slight irritation. If irritable, contact us immediately.
Wearing and removing dentures becomes normal over period of time. It needs to be recaptured, reconstructed, or restored, after some time.
Tips for Caring for Your Denture:
- Carefully hold your dentures, as they are fragile and can be broken if they get fall down. Don’t let your dentures dry after removing.
- Keep them in a cleanser soaking solution or plain water.
- Clean your dentures with a brush, it helps in removing the deposits and plaques from dentures.
- Clean your gums tongue with a soft bristle brush.
- If your denture breaks, cracks or loses, then consult us. Do not try to fix it by yourself.