Are Dentures a Good Option for You?
If you’re thinking about getting dentures then your first move should be to call California Dental Group at (800) 407-0161. We’ll schedule a time for you to come in and talk with us face to face. We can give you detailed, specific information about how dentures might benefit you. However, if you’re still in the phase of simply gathering information, then we’re happy to provide this guide that offers some basic, general information about dentures.
Good candidates for dentures
Many people associate dentures with older folks but the truth is that age is not even a factor in deciding if dentures are right. Some of the reasons that people come to us for dentures include:
- Filling in gaps where they’re missing several teeth.
- Removing unhealthy or decayed teeth and replacing them with dentures.
- Replacing loose or missing teeth with dentures so that eating is easier.
- Improving their smile.
These are only a few of the reasons that dentures may an option to consider. If you have another reason, or questions about your teeth, contact California Dental Group right away.
Partial and full dentures
There are actually numerous types of dentures and a few other alternatives that give you the same benefits. The right option for you depends on a wide range of factors. For those who are missing some teeth but also have some healthy teeth, partial dentures may be the best option. A simple adhesive keeps them in place, which makes it easy to take them out, clean them, and put them right back.
Full dentures are often a top choice for those who are missing quite a few teeth. In some cases, they replace all of your teeth while in others they would only replace some. Like partial dentures, they’re held in place with an adhesive and are easy to take out.
There are also options that replace your teeth but act as an alternative to dentures. For example, dental implants replace not only the body of your tooth but the root two. Essentially, a titanium peg is surgically implanted into your jaw. Then a porcelain crown attaches to that peg and replaces your tooth. If you have numerous teeth missing, you don’t necessarily need one peg for every tooth that’s implanted – instead you can use a few pegs to support numerous teeth.
Dental implants have been used for more than 30 years. They’ve been proven both safe and effective. At California Dental Group, we’ve had great success with them and welcome you to contact us for more information on these or other restorative options. Call today at (800) 407-0161 to set up an appointment.