Replacing lost or missing teeth has substantial benefits for your health and appearance. A complete or full cosmetic denture replaces the natural teeth and provides support for cheeks and lips. Without this support, sagging facial muscles can make a person appear older and reduce their ability to eat and speak.
A dental cosmetic denture is an appliance which is worn to replace lost or missing teeth to enable you to enjoy a healthy diet and smile with confidence. A complete or full denture is one that replaces all of the natural teeth in either the upper or lower jaws. A partial denture fills in the spaces created by lost or missing teeth and is attached to your natural teeth with metal clasps or devices called precision attachments.
The base of a cosmetic denture is called a plate and can be made of either acrylic (plastic) or metal. The teeth are normally made of acrylic and can be made to match your natural teeth. This is especially important in the case of partial dentures.
Over time, your dentures may become loose and not fit as well as they used to. Loose dentures can become problematic. If yours slip, don’t feel as though they fit securely or if they are visibly worn, get in touch with us today to discuss your options.
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