Common Myths About Dentures

A dentist holding a set of dentures in her hands Are you considering dentures? Are you feeling hesitant because of some common misconceptions?

Let’s debunk those myths and provide accurate information so you can make an informed decision about your dental health. Learn the truth about dentures below.

Dentures Look Unnatural

Contrary to popular belief, modern dentures closely resemble natural teeth in their craftsmanship. With advancements in dental technology, Dr. Gallegos can customize dentures to match your natural smile.

Dentures Are Uncomfortable to Wear

While it’s true that it may take some time to adjust to wearing dentures, they should not cause discomfort when properly fitted. Dr. Gallegos ensures a comfortable fit by taking precise measurements and making necessary adjustments to ensure optimal comfort.

Dentures Require Extensive Maintenance

Denture maintenance is simple. They may be kept bacteria-free and clean with regular brushing with a soft-bristled brush and an overnight soak in a denture cleanser solution.

Dentures Are Only for the Elderly

Dentures are not limited to older adults. People of all ages may require dentures due to various reasons, such as tooth decaygum disease, or trauma. Dr. Gallegos offers denture solutions tailored to the individual needs of each patient, regardless of their age.

Dentures Limit Your Diet

While it’s true that certain foods may require some adjustments when wearing dentures, such as sticky or hard foods, most individuals can enjoy a varied diet with dentures. Dr. Gallegos provides dietary recommendations to all our patients to help them adjust to eating with dentures comfortably.

Dentures Are Noticeable to Others

Modern dentures allow you to smile, speak, and laugh confidently as designed to be discreet. Dr. Gallegos utilizes high-quality materials and meticulous craftsmanship to ensure that her patients’ dentures blend seamlessly with their natural smiles.

Schedule a Dentures Consultation in Denver, CO

Ready to have dentures and how they can improve your oral health and quality of life? Schedule a consultation with Dr. Louisa Gallegos at her Denver, CO practice today. She is a seasoned prosthodontist with expertise in restorative and reconstructive dental treatments. 

Don’t let myths hold you back from achieving the smile you deserve. Book online or call 303-316-4034 to get started.

Louisa Gallegos, DDS, MSD Prosthodontist

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