By Sood Family Dental
March 10, 2015
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: Dentures  

Are you considering visiting Dr. Shikha Sood at Sood Family Dental in Shelby Township for dentures? Getting a quality pair of custom-fit dentures is a great way to enhance your appearance, improve your life and restore your tooth functionality once again. Dentures are not right for everyone, however. Here are a few questions you should ask yourself when deciding if dentures are right for you.

1. Do You Have Several Badly Damaged or Missing Teeth?

Generally, dentists like Dr. Sood are committed to helping you keep the teeth you have if at all possible. If your teeth are only cracked, discolored or misshapen, veneers, bonding or whitening may be a better option. If your teeth are very badly damaged or missing altogether, however, dentures may be a great choice!

2. Are You Embarrassed About Your Smile?

No one deserves to go through life hiding a smile out of embarrassment. If your damaged teeth are preventing you from smiling, socializing and enjoying life in Shelby Township as much as you want to, dentures may be just right for you! Not only can they restore your smile, but they can even take years off your age.

3. Do You Have Difficulty Eating and Speaking?

Your teeth aren't just for smiling; you need them for eating and speaking too. If your lack of teeth is preventing you from being able to eat or speak normally, dentures are one great way to fix that.

4. Are You Committed to Good Oral Hygiene?

Unfortunately, dentures can be a little trickier to take care of than your own natural teeth. Instead of simply brushing your teeth every day, you will likely need to remove your dentures, clean them and soak them every night. You need to make sure that you are committed to good oral hygiene and to taking care of your dentures before you accept an option that comes with a added responsibility.

5. Are You a Good Candidate for Dentures?

Unfortunately, dentures are not generally not a good option for people who have grind or clench their teeth, who have chronic dry mouth, who have a sensitive gag reflex or who have small or worn jaw bones. If any of these apply to you, let your dentist know so he or she can figure out a better option for you.

If your missing or badly damaged teeth are preventing you from enjoying life to the fullest, why not call Dr. Sood at Sood Family Dental in Shelby Township and ask if dentures are right for you? What do you have to lose? Call and schedule a consultation today!

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Dentist in Shelby Township, MI
Sood Family Dental
56732 Van Dyke Avenue
Shelby Township, MI 48316
(586) 207-1471
 

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