It’s a common misconception that dentures are only for people of advanced age. It’s easy to see why this thought is so prevalent. Dentures are primarily marketed towards the older generations and it is a fact that many elderly people wear dentures on a regular basis. But there is no rule that says that you have to be over a certain age to be a good candidate for dentures. It’s not uncommon for twenty-somethings to need dentures, and some thirty and forty year olds are sporting dentures as you read this right now. The fact is, if you are missing one or more of your natural teeth, dentures from Dentures Alaska are an excellent alternative to tooth loss. You can eat normally, speak as you usually do and people might even tell you that your smile is contagious when you smile with dentures. So whether you’re in your teens, twenties, thirties or any number beyond, you may be a perfect candidate for dentures. Here’s how to make absolutely certain.
Come in for an Examination
Whether you have already lost all of your natural teeth or you have a dental extraction scheduled, we urge you to come into Dentures Alaska prior to your appointment to see dentures will indeed be a good option for you. We can also answer any questions you might have and alleviate any of your concerns. We want you to feel good about your decision to wear dentures and we will do what we can to make the experience as worry-free as possible.
Once You Get Used to Your Dentures
As with anything new, wearing dentures will take some getting used to. But rest assured, once you get used to them, cleaning them and taking care of them will become like second nature. You won’t even feel like you’re wearing them half the time. You will be able to eat the foods you enjoy, smile and it certainly won’t be noticeable that you’re wearing dentures. Your speech and appearance may even improve.
The point is, even if you consider yourself to be too young for dentures, the decision to wear them may be the perfect one for you and your lifestyle. To schedule your initial exam to see if dentures are indeed right for you, contact Dentures Alaska to get the process started.