What to Consider Before Getting Dentures

This video talks about dentures and what a person should consider before opting to get a full mouth of them. Many people decide to go with dentures because they believe their teeth are a lost cause. However, those individuals should probably speak to more than one dentist and consider the few downsides of complete dentures.

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One thing to remember is that dentures usually fit across the roof of the mouth. In doing so, they cover various tastebuds. So a person who gets full dentures won’t be able to enjoy his or her favorite foods like before.

Secondly, having dentures will cause the person’s face to appear sunk in over time as the gumline continues to recede. Thirdly, specialists usually recommend that denture wearers do not sleep with their dentures installed. That may bring up objections for some people, and it’s something they should consider before getting them.

There is a second type of denture that a dental patient can request. They’re called fixed dentures. They don’t go over the roof of the mouth, and they snap in using several implants. That may be an option for people who think regular dentures may be uncomfortable. The long and short end is that prospective denture patients need to think deeply before they proceed.

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