Dentures (also known as false teeth) are prosthetic devices designed to replace missing teeth while improving your appearance and smile. They are supported by surrounding soft and hard tissues in the oral cavity and can easily be removed from your mouth and then placed back in at your convenience.
Your dentist will help you decide if partial or full dentures are the best choice for you. With dentures, a flesh-colored acrylic base fits over your gums. The base of the upper denture covers the palate (the roof of your mouth), while that of the lower denture is shaped like a horseshoe to accommodate your tongue. The FOY denture is different than traditional dentures. (more…)