Dentures & Partial Dentures in Libertyville, IL
Partial or full tooth loss, if left untreated not only affects your self-confidence but it also increases the risk of developing other systemic health and nutritional problems. Thus, it is critical to go for partial or full dentures to restore your confidence, bring back your smile and make chewing and eating a normal process.
The dentures are removable dental prosthesis which replaces natural teeth. Dentures are designed to resemble natural teeth and are carefully crafted to retain your physical appearance, and to enable him/her better speaking and eating abilities.
Dentures Care and maintenance
The care and maintenance steps depend on the type of denture used as well as on the patient’s condition. The dentist details the dos and don’ts when wearing a denture. However, there are few general rules which need to be followed by each patient.
- The denture needs to be worn continuously in the first few weeks until the patient gets used to it. Afterward, the denture can be removed during the night for additional comfort.
- When not used, the denture must be placed in a special container and fully covered with water, to preserve its flexibility.
- The denture needs to be cleaned every day with a non-abrasive cleanser and a toothbrush with soft bristles.
- Visit the dentist regularly for adjustments and routine check on gums and remaining teeth.
The dentures change one’s appearance, boost self-esteem and improve the eating experience. Available in different materials, adapted to every budget, the dentures are a necessity for anyone who has lost their teeth. Visit us for a check-up and see what type of denture best fits you!