Denture Repair: Home Remedies and More
Whilst many patients assume that their only choices are either traditional dentures or dental implants when they need major smile revision, there is actually a hybrid option as well. By combining dental implants and overdentures, you may be able to save money whilst still achieving the look that you want. Here's what you need to know about overdentures and how they work in combination with dental implants.
What Are Overdentures?
One of the first questions that many patients have when they decide to get dental implants is whether those implants will be classified as cosmetic by their insurance company. Whilst each dental insurance provider might have different rules, you can get a good general idea of whether or not your dental implants will be covered (or partly covered) by reading the information below.
Why the Implants Are Needed
The reason that the implants are needed can play a significant role in how the treatment is classified.
Braces have been thought to be for kids and teenagers only. Today, however, even though childhood is the best time for one to get braces, they (braces) can work for adults too. If you are an adult with teeth problems such as crowded teeth, crooked teeth, underbites and overbites, jaw joint disorders and incorrect jaw position, braces can help correct the disorders. Besides ensuring that you have the perfect smile, braces will improve your overall health.
Are you planning a trip to the dentist? While each one is excellent at helping you protect your oral health, it's natural to feel as though you want to change the way you look too. If you feel as though your smile needs a transformation, it's time to visit a cosmetic dentist. From brightening your smile to enhancing it with discreet braces, there are multiple ways a cosmetic dentist can change your life.
A great set of dentures will not only work well and feel comfortable, but they'll look just like the real thing. If you've lost some or all of your teeth, you'll have also lost some of your enjoyment of food, and perhaps of social interactions too. Understanding the types of dentures available will help you choose the form that is right for you, so you can get back to enjoying your food and your life.
Unfortunately, even the best dentures can face troubles. My name is Ella, and as a denture wearer for over a decade, I have faced almost every denture issue in the book. Along the way, I've learned tons of tips and tricks on how to repair them at home and how to diagnose issues on your own. I've also learned when it's important to call the dentist for professional assistance. In this blog, we're going to explore all of it – home remedies on cleaning dentures, fixing them, storing them and more. Take my experience and let it guide you through your denture-wearing journey. Thanks for reading! Take care, Ella.