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A complete smile is a healthy smile. By replacing missing teeth, you can set your teeth on the proper path to oral health care success. If missing teeth are left unreplaced, your smile can take a downturn and your oral hygiene can suffer as well. Even a single missing member in your mouth can lead to jaw and gum issues as well as make your mouth and face appear much older than it actually is. To help strengthen your smile, always use an effective tooth replacement such as dentures.

Protecting your smile from oral health hazards such as missing teeth is necessary to ensure optimum oral health. Teeth need to be protected from any dental erosion other tooth hazards that can arise, it is important to always have a complete smile by replacing any missing or lost teeth. If you fail to replace any teeth, various ailments can arise. Not only can missing teeth weaken your jaw, but it can also sink in your dental profile and make your face appear frail and aged. In addition, tooth decay can pool in the recesses left behind, and nearby teeth can move and rotate out of position.

If you have any problems with missing teeth, consider a tooth prosthetic such as dentures. Dentures can be crafted for as little as one tooth, which are known as partial dentures, or for complete rows of teeth, which are known as complete dentures. Since they are removable tooth prosthetics, they will need to be cleaned by soaking them in a denture cleaning solution on a daily basis. Always make sure that after they are cleaned, to rinse them off with regular water before placing them back into your mouth. Never allow them to sit out as they can easily dry out and crack. In addition, avoid overly abrasive products on them including bleach, hot water, or teeth whitening treatments.

When the times comes to receive a boost to your oral health with dentures, we can help. It’s never too late for dentures from Heart of the City Dental. Enhancing your smile is as easy as picking up your phone and dialing 952-890-2791 to schedule dentures with Dr. Tanya Peterson and our team at our dentist office in Burnsville, Minnesota.