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Dentures are just those wind-up pearly whites things from TV, right? Actually, dentures are dental appliances designed to take the place of chompers in those without pearly whites, and they do a lot more than clatter around. Read on to find out how dentures help their wearers and how widely used they really are.

False teeth are dental tools intended to replace some or all of a wearer’s pearly whites. When chompers decay, patients find themselves having difficulty eating and speaking, so dentures are formed to fix those problems. Unlike some previous types of false teeth, today’s false teeth are developed from durable, tooth-like resins, meaning that they’ll save you smiling for a long time.

And think it or not, false teeth are more common than you may think. In the USA, approximately 40 million people use dentures, whether partial dentures or complete dentures. This means that approximately 10% of the population is using false teeth. While about 60% of people aged 65-74 wear a form of false teeth, less than 4% of people aged 18-34 wear dentures. The average age of false teeth in use in the present is 16 years.

Dr. Hal Jones and their staff can be contacted at 228-270-0044, so pencil in your appointment with the Waveland, Mississippi, Waveland Dental Center location by calling them now.