With advancing age, there are many parts of the human body that wears off and the commonest to wear off are teeth and gums. Missing teeth and gums not only would make you feel less confident about your appearance but also make it hard for you to eat and talk.With the development of dental technology, dentures Fortitude Valley have become a popular alternative for those who have missing teeth. It is a removable custom made replacement for missing teeth as well as the surrounding gums which not only helps to improve your smile but also to maintain facial muscle tone by providing support.There are mainly two different types of it, full dentures for when all natural teeth are missing and needs to be replaced and partial ones to replace a few teeth when some of the natural teeth are still intact. A full or complete denture has two different types; conventional and immediate.
After removal of teeth while the gum is healing a temporary immediate denture can be used but this will come loose with time and need to be replaced by a conventional one which is the more definite one. You can get a conventional one straight away after removal of all teeth and waiting for the gums to heal for about a month. A partial one sits on a metal framework which is attached to either your tooth or a crown placed on the tooth for extra support. When you decide to get one you may need to make a few appointments with your dentist to get it best suited for your mouth. First a model is made of wax or plastic according to shape and size of your dental sockets, then a denture is made and later adjustments are done to make it perfect for you. A perfect one will be so close to looking like your natural teeth that nobody could tell a difference. Initially it may feel uncomfortable, you may find it difficult to eat and speak, salivate excessively and even feel a bit sore but with time your mouth will adjusts to it and you will feel great about them.Another alternative for missing teeth are dental implants which are more expensive. They are best at feeling close to your natural teeth but not everyone would be able to have these so a dentists must be consulted to get a professional opinion. Any method to replace missing teeth must be taken in order to improve your smile and build your self-esteem, and at many times it is even beneficial to maintain good oral health.