Getting used to dentures may seem daunting at first, but after a little practice, using and caring for your dentures will seem like second nature. Whether you use adhesives to hold your upper, lower, or both sets of dentures in place is purely a personal choice. If you do use denture adhesives, learning to remove your dentures is one of the denture-wearing skills you’ll quickly master with just a little practice. Within a week you’ll be a seasoned pro. Continue reading
It’s summertime, which means that hands swell and rings get stuck on them. Don’t panic, and don’t rush to cut it off either. There are some simple things you can do to remove it safely.
First, try to place your index finger gently on the stuck ring, and thumb under, then start twisting the ring gently back and forth, while slowly pulling the ring out. Make sure that you don’t pull and tug too much. It could cause additional swelling and make it even harder to remove the ring. Continue reading
Dentures come at a high price and must be properly taken care of so they last a long time. Dentures today have the look and feel of your natural teeth. Unfortunately, they are not your natural teeth and it can be hard to give up foods and snacks that you used to be able to freely enjoy. Things like gum can cause big problems for denture wearers. If gum gets stuck on your dentures, do not worry. You can remove gum from dentures yourself with a little effort. Continue reading