Dentures require daily maintenance to ensure there are no tartar and plaque build-up. We highly recommend brushing your dentures with a soft-bristled toothbrush and a gentle cleanser. When you are not wearing the dentures, keep it moist in lukewarm water.
Yes. It is recommended that you avoid sleeping with your dentures. Wearing dentures at night can be detrimental as bone loss is accelerated and can cause discomfort with continued pressure. During the night, dentures should be stored in a mild cleaning solution or warm water. This provides an opportunity for your jaw bones to rest while disinfecting your dentures.
Not only are dentures designed specifically to replace missing or damaged teeth and improve your smile, dentures can correct speech impediments. Over time, lisps that are formed by missing teeth can be treated and your speech should return to its normal state.
If your dentures need to be repaired, please contact our clinic immediately and bring all pieces, if any. Although dentures are created using some of the finest materials, they do break if they are not kept safe or, treated with negligence. We acknowledge the importance of dentures and offer same-day repairs depending on the damage.
You should only have to pull out your teeth if they are infected, or have periodontal disease, or if your teeth are extremely mobile. Even the poorest of teeth are better than dentures. An appointment with your dentist will help you determine what is best.
If your teeth need to be extracted and you are planning to get dentures, it means you may be spending your day without any teeth for some time while your new denture is being made. Dentures can be made and inserted immediately once your teeth get pulled, however, it is best if you can wait until your gums heal so that we can take the necessary steps to obtain a proper fit for your new dentures.
Like any prosthetic, dentures also have a shelf-life. With the rise of new advancements in materials and techniques, dentures are becoming more comfortable and aesthetically pleasing in appearance. by day If you have had your dentures for over 5 years and believe that replacing your current dentures could improve the quality of your life, please contact our clinic to chat with the denturist.
Everyone is different and there are a number of factors that can affect the fit of your dentures.
Factors include but are not limited to: