You may have been told by your dentist that you will need dentures. This can sometimes be a complete shock, and you may not know what to do for your best option. One of the options open to you is to visit our dental surgery to discuss Valplast dentures with our denture technician. These are often a good choice for younger adults who have lost teeth due to accidents or gum disease. There are several things about Valplast dentures which makes them different.
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Patients who need braces often turn to disguised orthodontic treatments such as Invisalign. This brace is designed to be completely unseen by anyone who doesn’t know it is there, and has become a big favourite with adults who need to have their teeth straightened. Adults make up a significant population of patients who visit our dental practice hoping to get straighter teeth, and we know that Invisalign is one brand that can help them without making them feel self-conscious or embarrassed. We also know that we can help patients who have had previous experience of dental braces, but haven’t got the look that they want.
Teeth whitening is a common procedure which involves changing the natural colour of the teeth so that they seem whiter, without doing any kind of damage to the surface of the teeth. If you want to get whiter teeth in the Birmingham area, then our dentist team can offer you advice and simple procedures that will help to ensure that you get a perfect, white smile. There are several options available to you, some of which you can do at home with our help, and some of which requires in house treatment.
If you have dentures, then you will know the struggle it takes to keep dentures in position. Eating, talking and even wearing them for long periods can all cause dentures to loosen in the mouth, and may even work themselves free at embarrassing times. Loose dentures are also more likely to get substances trapped below the plate, causing irritation and even swelling of the mouth plates, gums and jawline. Loose-fitting partial dentures can also put the rest of your natural teeth at risk. There are a few ways to solve this problem, and it is worth experimenting to find the right solution to your problem.
If you have to use dentures on your lower jaw, then you may have problems with keeping the lower set in position against the gums. Many people find that they struggle to hold down their lower set of dentures, even with fixing glues and tight fitting. The main problem is that lower dentures just do not create as much suction as an upper set, and can move in the mouth, or even come totally lose while eating, talking or drinking. If you are struggling with these problems, then there are a few solutions available to you.
If you have teeth which need to be straightened, then you may already have been offered corrective braces. These are designed to move teeth in their sockets in order to align them with the rest of the jaw, but they can take a long time to achieve results. Braces can also be uncomfortable and unattractive, and certainly people in their adult years don’t want to have unsightly metal fittings on their teeth. If you want to find an alternative to braces, then you should consider other ways to develop that perfect smile.