NEW YORK, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MS -- Millions of people rely on dentures to improve their smiles and oral health. Thanks to years of advancement in the design and fitting of dentures it can be nearly impossible to detect dentures from real teeth. However, loose dentures can make people self-conscious or uncomfortable, with fear that they will fall out when they least expect it and put them in an uncomfortable situation. Keeping dentures secure the entire day is one of the primary desires for denture-wearers and is a key approach for people to put their best smile forward.
Dentures are prosthetic devices that mimic the look of a full set of teeth for individuals who have lost teeth, or may have required extractions due to poor oral health or bone loss. History has found that dentures date back to around 700 BC.
But even the best-looking denture set can be a nuisance if they are loose or don't stay in place. Denture adhesive, like the No. 1 dentist recommended brand Fixodent, can help alleviate some of the common problems associated with dentures. Support, stability and retention are the common principles of well-fitting dentures.
For the 33 million people of all ages and walks of life that have dentures or are considering them, there are some important things to consider. First and foremost, individuals realize they are not alone with their concerns. According to a recent "Fixodent Beauty & Aging" study* of women age 40 and older, the prospect of eventually needing dentures is a common fear. Additionally, men also have reservations about wearing dentures with confidence. Finding the right denture adhesive can help alleviate concerns and a dentist can suggest varieties available that will best fit one's needs. Most people look to the Fixodent brand because of its superior benefits.
"With the 12 hour hold of Fixodent, I can wear my dentures all day without worrying about them getting loose or having to re-apply it," says Beverly R., a Fixodent user. George G., who also took the Fixodent 12 Hour Hold Challenge, offers, "I can eat any type meal or chew gum without fear that my denture will fail me."
Fixodent Original is the most popular denture adhesive of the Fixodent line, providing a great fit and a strong, long hold. The product allows denture wearers to eat, laugh, talk, and enjoy life with confidence. The adhesive holds for 12 hours, enabling people to no longer worry about their dentures. The product is guaranteed to have staying power or Fixodent will refund the cost.**
For more information about Fixodent, advice from denture experts and denture wearers, visit www.dentureliving.com. The website discussion board is a place to connect, share, and learn from others who are either considering or living with dentures.
*All Statistics came from the "Fixodent Beauty & Aging Survey." The Fixodent Beauty & Aging Survey was conducted by Wakefield between August 22nd and August 31st, 2009. For this research, 504 interviews were fielded among nationally representative American women ages 40 and older using random-digit telephone dialing. Quotas were set to ensure reliable and accurate representation of the total U.S. population of women ages 40 and older. As part of this survey, an oversample was also fielded by telephone to reach a total of 202 women, ages 40+, who wear dentures
Results of any sample are subject to sampling variation. The magnitude of that variation is measurable and is affected by the number of interviews conducted. For the 504 interviews conducted among women 40+, the chances are 95 in 100 that a survey result does not vary, plus or minus, by more than 4.4 percentage points from the result that would be obtained if interviews had been conducted with all persons in the universe represented by the sample. For the 202 interviews conducted among women who wear dentures, the chances are 95 in 100 that a survey result does not vary, plus or minus, by more than 6.9 percentage points from the result that would be obtained if interviews had been conducted with all persons in the universe represented by the sample.
** If you tried Fixodent adhesive but weren't completely satisfied, please call Fixodent's customer service department at 1-800-974-9952 within 60 days of purchase with store receipt and UPC.