If you require a tooth replacement, one highly effective option to consider is dentures. Dentures are temporary replacements that are affixed to your mouth for issues in which you may need as little as one tooth, or entire rows of teeth need to be replaced. It is important to make sure that you’re replacing missing teeth, as any teeth that go unreplaced can destroy your oral health and lead to further damage to your remaining healthy teeth.
If there are any oral accidents or imperfections in your smile, it is important to always have them restored as soon as possible. For instance, missing teeth need to be replaced before further dental damage can occur. If left untreated, it can cause all sorts of oral health issues including being an increased risk for tooth decay, gum destabilization, tooth slippage, and a weakened jawbone. Plaque buildup can arise in the recesses left behind which can cause further damage to your teeth and gums. Thus, a tooth replacement such as dentures will be needed.
However, if you do decide on a set of dentures, it is important to make sure you’re caring for them properly. This includes handling them with care. Dentures are extremely fragile, which means they can be easily damaged if you are not careful. Also, it is important to make sure your clean your dentures every day with effective cleaning solutions. After removing them, rinse them off before placing them back into your mouth. Furthermore, avoid using abrasive products or any abrasive cleaning materials on them and never let them sit out as they can easily dry out and crack. If your dentures should ever become damaged for any reason, bring them in for repairs to your dentist.
When you are ready to schedule dentures with our team at our dentist office in Flintstone, Georgia, you can call us at 706-820-0413. Dr. Kenneth Pilgrim and our entire team look forward to crafting a better smile with better oral health care treatments and procedures complete with dentures to get you where you wish to be.