Uptown Comprehensive Dentistry and Prosthodontics

3 Features You Can Count On in Today's Dentures

May 18, 2018
Posted By: Dr. John Chen
Modern Dentures in Aurora

When most people think of dentures, they more than likely envision those from the past, the kind that looked fake and slipped when people tried to talk. But the good news is that patients in south Aurora, CO who are thinking about getting dentures to replace their teeth are in for a pleasant surprise.

Technology has improved the look and fit of dentures, making them more natural-looking and functional than ever before. Here are three features you can count on with today’s dentures.

They Work Well with Dental Implants

Some people believe that it’s all or nothing with dental implants, but implants work beautifully with dentures. When dental implants are used to secure dentures into place, they stay in place as effectively as your natural teeth. You can eat your favorite foods without worry about your dentures moving or falling out. You can enjoy food with family and friends without the worry.

They Have Better Prosthetic Teeth

In the past, most dentures were made with plastic teeth and a plastic base. When teeth were upgraded to porcelain years later, they looked better esthetically, but they were much more prone to breaking.

The ceramic materials used today combine the best of both worlds in that they are not only attractive but quite durable as well. They offer the same translucent look of your natural teeth, so no one even will even realize you are wearing dentures. You don’t have to worry about wearing down ceramic teeth with the foods you eat.

The Are More Comfortable

Technology today means that dentures are designed to be much better fitting. Even those that are not implant-retained provide a more comfortable fit for wearers.

If you are considering dentures and want to learn today’s updated features, please call us to make an appointment with a south Aurora, CO dentures dentist at Uptown Prosthodontics.

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