In fact, denture wearers today have more choices than ever before. Tooth loss has many health and emotional consequences. Patients with missing teeth often feel self-conscious about their smile. They may not participate fully in social situations as they once might have. Tooth loss can also have physical effects. The remaining teeth begin to shift around in the mouth to fill the gap which has been created.
How Dentures Can Make You Look Different
Discover How Dentures Can Give You A Better Appearance
The short answer is yes, dentures can definitely change the shape of your face. A well-designed, custom set of dentures will restore your face to its proper proportions, providing you with a more youthful appearance. With missing teeth or ill-fitting dentures, your facial muscles will begin to sag, giving you a lopsided, sunken appearance. But with properly fitting dentures designed at the correct height, your face will be proportioned as it should. Dentures are designed to simulate natural teeth.
Do All Dentures Give You That Sunken Face Appearance?
Missing teeth can have a huge impact on your appearance, but so can dentures that are improperly fitted or inexpensive. Our office is here to help you make the best choices that will not only improve your appearance, but your overall oral health. One of the most common concerns that people come to us with is the fear that they will look like they have a sagging face, sunken lips and appear older than they truly are.
Dentures can have a huge impact on your appearance. One of the most common complaints people have about their appearance with dentures is that they have a sagging face. This may be evidenced by hanging jowls, turkey neck, or deep facial folds and wrinkles. That means that you have the same amount of tissue, including fat, skin, and muscles, but less support for them.