Reliable denture implants are often used for people who completely don’t have teeth but whose jawbone is nevertheless strong enough to support implants. This is because, unlike traditional dentures, the implants need to be securely fastened to the gum by metal implants (usually titanium). Here are some basic facts about denture implants that you need to know:Read More
If you have a loved one who’s been wearing dentures for a long time, chances are you’ve seen them in some awkward situations. An article posted in BioHorizons.com explains:
Millions of people around the world are missing enough teeth to require the use of a denture. Many of them struggle to keep their dentures secure, particularly in the lower jaw. If you have this problem, you already know about the embarrassment of slipping dentures, not being able to eat the foods that you love and the ineffectiveness of denture adhesives. Fortunately, there is a way to make your denture work the way it was intended: stabilize it with dental implants.
Everyone would agree that a full set of pearly whites is one of the most important ingredients of a beautiful smile. Sadly, some people begin to lose a few teeth as they age or due to accidents, forcing them to hide that once-beautiful smile. Fortunately, dental technology has come up with several ways to overcome missing teeth. One such way is by installing dentures.
According to DentureLiving.com, some 36 million Americans wear dentures. For people who have lost some or all of their teeth, they are a way to regain proper chewing function as well as their self-confidence. Over time, however, your denture’s once-perfect fit may start to feel loose. This article from Yahoo! Voices explains why this happens and offers some suggestions on what you can do about it: