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Dentures

, November 7, 2007 at 5:26 pm

After false teeth treatmentDentures (or false teeth) in their more modern form have been around since the late 18th Century. However, it’s only since the turn of the 20th Century that dentures have been made from acrylic resin and other plastics. Wood and metal have long disappeared

Sadly, tooth loss can happen for all kinds of reasons. Medical, accidents, ageing and decay. Treatments available can include bridges, implants and dentures, depending on the nature of your problem. The good thing is that modern dentures are carefully fitted and look more natural than ever – meaning that you can not only continue to eat a wide range of foods, but you’ll natural and fresh too.

In some cases, partial dentures that clip into are all that’s required. After all, why remove teeth that are still strong and healthy?

Here at Hall Green Dental Practice, our aim is to ensure that every patient gets the correct treatment they require, this is why we recommend a short consultation with our dentist who will help clarify what is and is not best for you. Feel free to call us on 01695 622 066 for more information or to make an appointment.

Frequently Asked Questions About False Teeth

Q. What exactly are dentures?
A. Essentially dentures are false teeth that clip or locate in the mouth and can be easily removed and which replace missing teeth. This enables patients to enjoy healthy diet and smile with confidence. False teeth are usually made from acrylic.

Q. Why have false teeth?
A. Replacing missing teeth can have substantial benefits for health and appearance. Where complete sets are required, false teeth will fill out the face, restoring a healthier and more youthful appearance.

Q. Will dentures make me feel different?
A. Yes. Dentures can boost your confidence and self esteem by improving the look of your smile and the appearance of your face.

Q. Will I be able to eat with dentures?
A. Yes. Eating takes a little practice. It is best to start with small pieces of soft food. Chewing slowly using both sides of the mouth at the same time, this will prevent the denture from moving. Gradually start introducing other foods you feel comfortable with and soon you will return to your normal healthy diet. The writer Terry Pratchett postulated that the name for dentures is a contraction of ‘dinner-chewers’…