Having dentures for the first time in your life is an experience that most don’t want to have. Most people are not happy with their dentures and go through a regret process as to “I should have taken better care of my teeth”. Sometime, it feels so uncomfortable against your gums especially if your dentures are not fitted well. Gum infection can also occur. However, these problems can be avoided if you have the right type of denture and especially one that fits good and also very important if you know how to give proper care for your dentures.
If your teeth are decayed or broken and reconstruction is impossible, dentures become the replacement of the lost tooth or set of teeth. There are different types of dentures, mainly their material that is being used.
There are several problems that can be encountered with dentures. Here are some things you may experience:
something foreign inside your mouth for long hours, especially if it is not fitting correctly. Presence of foreign bodies inside the mouth is a stimulus that sends message to the salivary gland to produce more saliva. This is an additional disturbance in having dentures. This is only short-lived.
dentures to fall off.
Dentures need proper care, too often they are not. Dentures that are not properly cleaned, harbor bacteria and can also cause fungal infections. Here are some tips to care for your dentures:
want that unsightly discoloration on it. You may use cleaning products once a week if needed to remove stains.
Dentures are replacements of your teeth. It restores your original facial features. Proper care is needed to keep them last longer. This post should have given you tips on dentures: how to take care of them.
By: Ladan Zinati