If you wear dentures, you are all too familiar with the mess, hassle and costs associated with denture adhesive creams. Most of the name brand denture adhesive creams costs anywhere between five and ten dollars for a 1.4 – 2.4 oz tube. If you consider the fact that it must be used everyday, this can really add up over the lifetime of your dentures! And then, there is the added hassle, mess and strong smell associated with denture adhesive creams. Recent studies have also linked denture creams containing zinc with an increased risk of developing neurological problems. Even with the best of denture adhesive creams, your dentures may still be at risk of slipping or falling out at any time.
For all these reasons and more, many people wish they could just say no to denture adhesive creams. The good news is that with dental implants, you can! Dental implants are prosthetic replacements for missing tooth roots that can be used to provide additional support for complete dentures or for a fixed dental bridge or crown. This revolutionary tooth replacement system eliminates the need for denture adhesive creams and allows for replacement teeth that look, feel and function like natural teeth.
If you would like freedom from denture adhesive creams and the other problems associated with wearing dentures, talk to your dentist today about dental implants. There are very few reasons that would rule you out for this revolutionary procedure, and most patients with missing teeth are candidates for dental implants.
Posted on the behalf of Dr. Mac Worley, Mountain View Oral Surgery and Dental Implants