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Thursday, July 30, 2015
Dental and Oral Health Center
I`m in my thirties with a number of cavities - when do dentures become a reasonable option? Or do dentures present a whole new set of potential issues?
Dentures are not a reasonable option. They are the last option. When patients switch to complete dentures, chewing capabilities decreases 90%. Speech, function, face profile, taste, comfort will change. Try to save your teeth if is possible. It is the best thing that you can do for yourself.
Alfredo Hernandez, DDS, MS
Assistant Professor of Comprehensive Care
School of Dental Medicine
Case Western Reserve University