Findings from a recent survey conducted for GSK Consumer Healthcare illustrates the many misconceptions people have about dentures and denture wearers. When people think dentures what pops into their minds most often is a picture of their aged grandparents. But the fact is denture wearers are getting younger and younger every year, revealing that dentures are not just worn by grandma and grandpa anymore. More than half of the 500 online survey respondents (53%) were 44 years old or younger! Another big reveal was just how dentures affected their relationships and their oral care behavior.
Dentures: It’s a Delicate Relationship
Overall the results of the online survey revealed that denture wearers have a complicated relationship with many facets of their lives because of their dentures. However, these same respondents felt that dentures also gave them confidence and freedom at an affordable price. Without dentures, tooth loss can limit what and how much you can eat. [Read more…]