Dentures replace your missing teeth. Regain the look, teel and function of natural teeth. Without support from the denture, facial muscles sag, making a person look older. You'll be able to eat and speak-things that people often take for granted until their naturel teeth are lost.

Types of Dentures

  • Removable denture replaces missing teeth, This denture fits over a small number of remaining natural teeth or implants.
  • ‘Partial” dentures replace a few missing teeth.
  • Full’ or ‘complete’ dentures are needed if all the natural teeth are missing. These can be Conventional or Immediate dentures.
  • Conventional denture is made after all the teeth are extracted and tissues have healed. This may take at least 6-8 weeks.
  • Immediate complete denture is inserted as soon as all the tooth are removed. The wearer does not have to be without teeth during the healing period. However, bones and gums can shrink over time, especially during the first six months after the removal of teeth. Then the dentures may require rebasing or relining to fit properly.
  • The natural teeth must be prepared to provide stability and support for the denture.
  • Let your dentist determine which denture would be suitable for you.

What will new Dentures feel like?

A "Gummy Smile" can occur due to wear of teeth from teeth grinding, a short upper lip, or having a longer than usual upper jawbone. This smile is when your teeth appear too small and your gums appear to large.

Will Dentures make me look different?

Dentures can be made to natural teeth so that little cho closely change in resemble your appearance will De noticeable. Dentures may even improve the look of your smile and help fill out the appearance of your face and profile

Will I be able to eat with my Dentures?

Eating will take a little practice. Start with soft foods cut into small pieces. Chew slowly using both sides of your mouth. As you became accustomed to chewing add other foods until you return to your normal diet Be cautious with hut or hard foods and sharp-edged bones or shells.

Will Dentures change how I speak?

Pronouncing certain words may require practice. Read cut loud and repeat troublesome words. You may find that your dentures occasionally slip when you laugh cough or smile. Reposition the dentures by gently bit biting down and swallowing. If the problem persists, consult your dentist.

How long should I wear my Dentures?

Your dentist will pr provide instructions about how long dentures should be kept in place. During the first few days, you may bu advised to wear them most of the time, including while you sleep. After the initial adjustment period, you may be instructed remove the dentures before going to bed. This allows gun tissues t10 rest and promotes oral health.

Should I use a denture adhesive?

Denture adhesive can provide additional retention for well-fitting dentures. But this is not the solution for old, ill-fitting dentures. A poorly fitting denture may contribute to the development of sores. These dentures may need a reline or need to be replaced. If your dentures begin to feel loose, or cause discomfort. consult with your dentist immediately.

How do I take care of my Dentures?

  • Dentures are very delicate and may break it dropped so be cautious. Store your dentures away from children
    and pets.
  • Brush: Dentures must be brushed daily to remove food deposits and plaque. It’s best to use a brush designed
    for cleaning dentures or a toothbrush with soft bristles.
  • Cleaning: Hand soap or mild dishwashing liquid are both acceptable for cleaning dentures. Do not powdered household cleansers or bleach for cleaning the denture.
  • Step-by-step guide: First particles Nex rinse away loose food Next moisten the brush and apply denture cleanser Brush every surface, scrubbing gently to avoid damage.
  • Keep dentures moist: Dentures may lose their shape If they are allowed to dry. Dentures should be placed in a denture cleanser soaking solution or in water when not worm. Never place dentures in hot water, which causes them to warp.

Can I make minor adjustments or repairs to my Dentures?

You can seriously damage your dentures by trying to adjust or repair your dentures. A denture that does not FIT properly causes irritation and sores. Visit your dentist if your dentures break, crack, chip, or if one of the teeth becomes loose. A dentist can often make the necessary adjustments or repairs on the same day. Never self-repair dentures with glue sold over-the-counter as it contains harmful chemicals.

Will my dentures need to be replaced?

Dentures may need to be replaced if they become loose. This happens because a mouth naturally changes with age. Bone and gum ridges recede or shrink, causing jaws to align differently. Loose dentures can cause sores, infections, make chewing difficult and may change facial features. Then they need to be relined, rebased, or remade. Let your dentist decide.

Do I need to care for my mouth?

Even with full dentures, you still need to take good care of your mouth. Every morning, brush your gums, tongue and palate with a soft-bristled brush before you put in your dentures, this removes plaque and stimulates circulation. A balanced diet for proper nutrition is also important for a healthy mouth.

How often should I schedule dental appointments?

Your dentist will advise you about your dental visit. Regular dental check-ups are important. The dentist will examine your mouth to see if your dentures fit properly.

Find your smile. Look younger and more confident. Be yourself with Dentures

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