When faced with the idea of dentures, many people are afraid of what this will mean for the future. They picture a future of teeth that fall out regularly, that interfere with speaking because they clack or cause lisping. And they likely imagine a set of fake-looking plastic teeth.

However, thanks to modern technology, implant dentures can be securely attached in the mouth, so that you can speak and eat as well as with natural teeth. And it’s even possible that dentures can be the best smile of your life.

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Get Rid of Problem Teeth

If you are facing the loss of your teeth, the odds are good that you’ve been having problems with them for years, possibly your entire life. These problems are likely a combination of health problems, functional problems, and cosmetic problems.

Getting dentures, then, can be a relief. You can finally get rid of your problem teeth and start fresh. Your dentures can be healthy, functional, and, as we’ll see, very attractive.

Design Your Smile

When it comes to your natural teeth, you didn’t have a choice. You had to accept what life had given you. Maybe you resisted this, attempting to fix certain details with certain cosmetic treatments: orthodontics, whitening, perhaps a dental crown. But underneath it all was your natural teeth, putting limits and constraints on what you could achieve.

But with dentures, you have the opportunity to start completely fresh, designing your smile from the bottom up and from the top down. You can craft the lines of the smile to be exactly what you want them to be, the true realization of your dream of a beautiful smile that you may have dismissed long ago as impossible. But with these custom-crafted dentures, you can finally make your dreams into reality..

Dentures Can Be Very Attractive, Natural-Looking

We know why many people fear their dentures will be unattractive. They’ve seen unattractive dentures. Possibly, these dentures were our parents’ or our grandparents’. But unattractive dentures are by no means simply a relic of the past. Instead, thanks to the emphasis on cheap dentures these days, unattractive dentures live on and continue to be common.

However, these days, dentures can be attractive, if they are quality dentures. Instead of dull plastic teeth, dentures can have ceramic teeth made using the same materials used in cosmetic dentistry. The denture base doesn’t have to be basic crayon red, it can be any color that meets your vision and matches your complexion. And the layering of the base material gives it the true appearance of natural depths like gum tissue.

Are You Ready for Your Best Smile?

If you are facing the loss of your natural teeth, you don’t have to fear what dentures will do to your smile. With modern technology, dentures can actually be the best smile of your life. You will not only be able to enjoy your golden years, you’ll be able to show your enjoyment with confidence.

To learn more about the benefits of modern dentures, please call (803) 781-9090 today for an appointment with Columbia, SC denture dentist Dr. Adam Hahn at Smile Columbia Dentistry.