Dentures are used when a person’s teeth have failed and consequently been removed. It is often considered a cheap alternative to restoring the mouth using crowns and implants. Unfortunately, dentures have a number of disadvantages, including but not limited to:
- Change in speech pattern
- Change in taste sensation
- Changes in temperature sensation
- A decrease in the ability to chew and masticate food
- A sense of loss
Today, many people successfully wear dentures. But more and more patients are enquiring as to how implants can overcome some of the disadvantages listed above.
A specialist prosthodontist has been trained to provide you with all of the choices you may have when restoring your mouth.