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If you want to improve your oral health and enhance your smile with dentures but you’re hesitant because you have questions, our dental team is happy to help you. We understand that dentures can seem a bit complex if you don’t know much about them. However, they’re actually simpler than you might think. To give you the answers you’re looking for about dentures, our dentist, Dr. Nathan Schwartz, is happy to give you answers to commonly asked questions.

What are dentures?

Dentures are dental appliances that replace your missing teeth. There are two types of dentures: complete and partial dentures. The base is pink to represent the gums and strong false teeth are secured into that base. The complete dentures replace all of your teeth and suction to the roof of the mouth while the partial dentures replace a few missing teeth in a row and clasp to the remaining natural teeth.

What can dentures do for me?

Dentures can replace your missing teeth; give you a complete smile; help you eat, talk, and smile properly; maintain the shape of your face; add force to your bite; and boost your self-esteem.

Do dentures feel natural?

When you first start to wear the dentures, they will not feel very natural. In fact, it will take some time to get used to them. This is to be expected. However, if you practice saying difficult words and chew regularly, you can get used to your dentures sooner.

If you have additional questions that weren’t included in this blog about dentures in Henderson, Nevada, our dental team at Henderson Family Dental is more than happy to help you. All you need to do is dial 702-564-2526 and we will be thrilled to give you the answers you seek.