The Benefits of Dentures
As we get older, the possibility of losing our teeth increases because of the buildup of plaque over the years. This is true even though it is actually usually a disease like periodontal diseases that cause tooth loss, not aging in itself.
Aside from periodontal disease (the wearing down of supporting tissues in the mouth), the other two most common reasons for losing one’s teeth is gingivitis (inflammation of the gums) and periodontitis (inflammation of the bones and tissues of teeth). Putting these problems in check is just one of the benefits of dentures.
There are many benefits to getting both permanent and temporary dentures. The most obvious one is that if you are concerned about the embarrassment of not having any teeth, this will help you avoid that awkwardness. Other benefits include but are not limited to: