Many times, when patients hear the word dentures, the recommendation is met with mixed emotion. However, thanks to technology available to dentists today, removable dental appliances (dentures & partials) help those who are unable to save their natural teeth. Unlike the uncomfortable, poor fitting dentures that existed thirty years ago, modern dentures have taken giant leaps forward to become almost indistinguishable from a natural set of teeth. So, whether your dentist has recommended them as a possible option for you, or you’re doing some recon work for a friend or family member, you’ve come to the right place. Here, our goal is to cover everything you need to know about dentures so you can make the most informed decision possible.
However, just because your baby has no teeth doesn’t mean you should postpone the implementation of a thorough dental routine. To help parents, both new and experienced, navigate this tricky time in their baby’s life, below, we’ve covered some of the most important areas of discussion in pediatric dentistry to get you up to speed.