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Numerous oral health ailments are associated with missing teeth. Not only can missing teeth make you look older, but it can cause problems with your jaw and your oral hygiene. In order to reverse any effects and lost functions associated with missing teeth, make sure they are replaced as soon as possible. One potentially effective treatment to consider is a tooth replacement prosthetic in the form of dentures.

To protect your smile, dentures can be crafted for whatever your oral health care needs are. Dentures are designed to replace missing or lost teeth. If you do have any missing teeth and they are not replaced, numerous oral health ailments are going to arise. Not only can your dental profile sink in and make your face look worn, old, and aged, but other serious issues can occur as well. The voids left behind can become havens for plaque buildup, and your gums can destabilize. If your gums destabilize, they will not be able to hold your healthy teeth correctly. In addition, your jaw can weaken and deteriorate. To help reverse these ailments and restore lost functions associated with an incomplete smile, apply a tooth prosthetic such as dentures.

Dentures are fragile because they are a removable form of tooth prosthetic. However, if you should ever drop and crack them, do not try to repair them yourself. Instead, bring them to your dentist for easy repairs. Furthermore, always make sure you are removing them for daily cleanings in a denture cleaning solution. Avoid abrasive products, bleach, and hot water. After soaking them in the solution, do not immediately place them into your mouth until after they’ve been rinsed off with regular water. Do not allow them to sit out, as they can dry out and crack.

Your smile can shine on for many years to come thanks to dentures. If you require aid with dentures, you are welcome to book an appointment with Bright Dental Care by calling 661.588.2772. Dr. Yong Eon Park and our entire team at our dentist office in Bakersfield, California, look forward to upgrading your smile with dentures.