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Signs You Might Need Dentures

Approximately 20 million women age 40 and over (that’s 19%!) wear full or partial dentures.

“Tooth loss does not happen overnight,” says Frank Tuminelli, DMD, FACP, vice president of the American College of Prosthodontists and director of Graduate Prosthodontics, New York Hospital Queens. “Dentures are not inevitable for the majority of the population – if they practice good home health care and have regular dental checkups.” 

Wondering whether you will need dentures?: Here are some warning signs that dentures may be in your future:

1. You don’t visit a dentist every six months
2. Your gums are red, swollen, tender, or bleeding
4. You have a toothache

Click here to read the full list. Source: Prevention

Dentures don’t have to be in your future, and we are here to help. However, if you’re concerned and would like to chat, please come and see us for a free consultation and we can see what we can do to help you keep your beautiful smile. Click here to contact us.

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