It is common to feel weird or uncomfortable with new dentures in your mouth especially for those who never had any dentures before. Your dentist might extend the denture base so that the newly fabricated denture will be more retentive . You will feel uncomfortable even though it might be a small change compared to your old denture. Certain amount of perseverance is needed as it takes time for you to get used to your new dentures. Continue reading
Denture is a plastic plate coupled with artificial teeth that you place inside your mouth to replace missing teeth. It is a removable item therefore stringent care is required to ensure its longevity.
How to care for dentures?
Do not wear denture to sleep.
- Wearing denture the whole day results in constant pressure on your gums and oral mucosa.
- Leaving it out allows your gums to return to its normal position and rest.
- Without denture in place, the saliva is able to perform its antibacterial effect to maintain a good oral environment.
- You are advised to leave your denture out when you are not using them. Continue reading