Yes it can be embarrassing to have your either partially or fully replaced, but dentures have come a long way with most looking- and feeling- natural with proper daily care and allowing yourself time to adjust.
Remember, like any other change in life, this adjustment takes a little time, but by no means do dentures mean limiting your life! Given time and adjustment, you will end up looking better with the dentures than you did before! Follow the link below for a few helpful tips for adjusting-
Non-Surgical Mouth Reconstruction and Facelift Dentistry, Santa Monica, CA