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Dentures are dental miracles. They replace your missing teeth, improve your appearance, boost your confidence, and improve your overall oral health. It’s amazing how such prosthetic devices when installed and attached to your mouth, can bring out the best in your smile. However, there are many misconceptions surrounding the use of dentures. One thing that is commonly known is that dentures aren’t necessarily the one and only solution for missing teeth.

That said, let’s debunk some of these myths on dentures. Here’s what you need to know:

Myth 1: Wearing a denture is the best option.

When it comes to a missing tooth, some people assume that wearing a denture is the best option. When one has a teeth loss, the common immediate solution is to get a denture. What many fail to realize is that there are plenty of other teeth replacement options available. One of these is a dental implant that works best for replacing your teeth. Sure, a denture can be the most economical tooth replacement option, but it has some drawbacks as well. That said, it’s best to check with your dentist and figure out your best option.

Myth 2: Everyone needs to replace their teeth.

Many people assume that everyone will eventually have their teeth replaced. In the past, this might have been true, given limited dental work and services. Today, people can go through their entire lives without ever needing to replace a tooth. This is because of the significant oral improvements and dental innovations. Thanks to the use of fluoride toothpaste and other dental products as well as periodontal treatment and prevention services, it is now much easier to take good care of your teeth and maintain your oral health.

Myth 3: Dentures are permanent and last long.

Some people believe that dentures are permanent. They think that once installed, they can use their dentures for a lifetime. However, dentures merely have a lifespan of up to ten years. This means that you’ll eventually have to get a new one or switch to a different tooth replacement option after it becomes ineffective. At the same time, make sure that you take good care of your denture so that it can last for as long as possible.

Myth 4: You can eat anything with a denture.

Some people think they can eat anything after having a denture installed. They will go with their usual eating routine without ever considering making a few changes on their diet. Think about some foods such as apples, corn on the cob, and lettuce that are hard to chew. To help you make good use of your denture, make sure that you eat soft foods or cut them into small pieces. A few changes in your diet will go a long way in maintaining your denture.

Dentures are beneficial to patients with missing teeth. Not only do they enhance your facial features and appearance, but they do also improve your overall oral health. When dealing with dentures, be wary of some of the myths mentioned above to make the most out of it.

If you’re looking for a local dental house to assist you in getting your dentures, get in touch with us today for a free consultation!

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Address : 4860 Washtenaw Ave D, Ann Arbor, MI 48108
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Address : 5979 Highland Rd, Waterford Twp, MI 48327
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Address : 6595 Orchard Lake Rd, West Bloomfield, MI 48322
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