How Custom Dentures Are Able to Improve Your Oral Health
Posted on 5/25/2018 by Dr. Shiotsu
Having a good smile will boost your self-esteem and enhance your overall health. Unfortunately, 3 out of 5 people between the age of 35 - 44 have lost at least one of their permanent teeth due to decay, gum disease, or injuries.
When this happens, you can get dentures. These won't only help you to look and feel better, but they'll also help you improve your oral health as well.
How Dentures Help Improve Your Oral Health
There are a lot of ways that dentures help improves your oral health. One of the main things they can do for you is prevent your other teeth from shifting. They'll also support the muscles in your face.
Doing these things for you will make it easier for you to chew your food so you can enjoy anything your taste buds enjoy. Your dentures will also help to enhance your speech, so you can rest assured that people will understand what you're saying to them. Clearly, these are things that will help you look and feel better about yourself.
With dentures, you'll have much better self-esteem, which, while it isn't an oral health issue, it's an overall health issue. This is because the way you feel about yourself truly impacts how your body looks and feels since when you have less stress your body will function better - you'll be much healthier overall.
Whether you're missing teeth because of something you've done in the past or something that's happened to you, one thing you can do is improve your overall oral health by choosing to get dentures.
When you're ready to make this decision, we invite you to contact us. We've had many highly satisfied clients who we've fitted with dentures and we look forward to helping you fit into a new set of dentures, so you can improve your health too.
Goichi Shiotsu, DDS
Mercer Island, Washington
Location 2825 80th Ave SE, Suite 3 Mercer Island, WA 98040 Hours: Tuesday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm (206) 232-3600