What qualifies you for dentures?
In advanced stages of periodontal disease, it may be necessary to get your teeth extracted. Thus, dentures become necessary. Additionally, if an individual is loosing teeth, there is a higher risk that additional teeth will be lost. Dentures help avoid healthy teeth become weaker.
What is the average cost of dentures?
Dentures typically cost around $700-$1299. However, at Cumming Dental Smiles, we offer our non-insured patients $300 off dentures. So, our average price ranges from $499-$999.
Do dentures hurt?
When your dentures are first fitted, you may experience some irritation and discomfort. However, after a few weeks, your mouth should be accustomed to the dentures with no irritation.
Are dentures better than bad teeth?
In severe stages of periodontal disease, dentures offer a great alternative to loosing teeth and prevent further oral health issues.
Can u sleep in your dentures?
It is recommended to remove your dentures at night to give your gums a break from the pressure of the dentures. Removing dentures at night also reduces the risk of bacteria and plaque.
Do dentures change your face?
With missing teeth, your face may have a sunken appearance. However, dentures restore your appearance by stimulating natural teeth. So, yes dentures can change your appearance for the better.
What is the average age for getting dentures?
As people age, they are more prone to loose teeth. Therefore, the average age for getting dentures is around 40-49 years old. However, this varies between each individual and their oral hygiene practices.
What happens if you never take your dentures out?
If you don’t routinely clean your dentures, it may lead to bacterial growth and plaque accumulation. Thus, it is necessary to take good care of your dentures to avoid growth of disease.
Why would dentures not fit?
Over time, your gums and teeth shift and change. This may lead to the improper fitting of your dentures. If this occurs, contact your dentist to have your dentures adjusted/modified to fit your mouth.