Factors to Consider Before Getting Dentures

August 27, 2021
technician working on Fort Pierce dentures

Missing teeth have become a normal part of life for millions of Americans. According to the American College of Prosthodontics, approximately 178million Americans have lost at least one tooth while 40million have lost all of their teeth. Thankfully, dentists now offer different ways to restore your smile and one of those is a customized denture. Today’s Fort Pierce dentures are brilliantly designed using the latest technology to ensure a snug fit to give wearers confidence and comfort when they eat and speak.  

Before deciding to get dentures, there are a couple of factors you need to be aware of.  

different types of Fort Pierce dentures

What to Consider Before Getting Dentures

Price of Dentures

Before getting all excited, you must first learn the cost of dentures. The cost largely depends on the implants used and the type of denture you want.  

Talk to your dentist about the different denture options their clinic offers. Dentures are relatively cheaper compared to other tooth replacement solutions.  

Denture Maintenance

Another important factor to consider is denture maintenance. To make your denture last long, you need to properly maintain it. After eating, you should remove your denture and rinse it to remove food particles.  

We suggest you place a folded towel at the bottom of the sink so that if you accidentally drop your denture, it won’t break.  

Generally, dentures must be handled with care. You’re also required to soak your dentures overnight with a denture-soaking solution.  

Fort Pierce dentures

Do You Need Fort Pierce Dentures?

If you have more questions about dentures, feel free to ask us. We’d be happy to discuss it in more detail with you.  

At Ricard Family Dentistry, our goal is to give you the best care possible at every stage of life. We are very proud of our state-of-the-art facility to give you a precise, quick, and comfortable dental experience. If you have any questions don’t hesitate to give us a call to learn more about what we have to offer.