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Have you ever considered using dentures? Was your first response no? Did you immediately think you’re too young for this removable appliance? Luckily, you can use dentures regardless of your age. Unfortunately, most people are hesitant to use dentures because of their reputation. In fact, dentures used to look like chunks of chalk. Fortunately, dentures today are made with appearance in mind. In fact, they’re shaped to fit comfortable in your mouth and to offer you a natural look.

Fortunately, dentures have come a long way. Now they are made from high quality materials, including fiberglass, acrylic, and metal—though they are often made of a combination of these ingredients. These dental appliances can be extremely useful since they let individuals with missing teeth speak clearly and chew properly. Furthermore, they can even prevent wrinkle lines.

Still, when you think of dentures, do you think of your grandparents? In reality, dentures can benefit anyone who is missing teeth. In fact, y our dentist could recommend a partial denture (if you’re only missing one tooth) or a complete denture to replace all the teeth in a jawline. In fact, rather than worrying about whether or not you’re too young for dentures, we recommend comparing their benefits to other potential restorations.

Aside from helping you speak and eat clearly, dentures can preserve our remaining teeth. Similarly, these useful appliances will stop your teeth from shifting and support the sides of your mouth, preventing wrinkles. Finally, of all dental restorations, dentures are the most cost effective.

Would you like to learn more about the benefits of dentures? Are you interested in scheduling an appointment with our team at Lake City Way Dental Center? If so, please feel free to contact us at 206.363.1828.  Dr. Obiora E. Nkwonta and out team look forward to hearing from you.