Daily brushing with a large toothbrush will help keep your dentures in excellent condition.
Taking care of your remaining teeth is essential to keeping a partial denture fitting well. Your partial will only be as good as your natural teeth. If your natural teeth have been neglected, your partial will not fit.
Repair spots that show signs of failure. It is easier to fix a small problem, so if you notice your denture breaking down, it’s best to have it repaired immediately.Repair spots that show signs of failure.
Don’t wear your dentures at night. Your gums need a chance to breathe, and when you wear dentures at night, it can lead to swelling and inflammation.
Wear your dentures regularly. People who go for long periods without wearing their dentures will find that they often do not fit as well. Your gums change shape, teeth may move, and your tongue keeps growing over time.
Let us adjust them when needed. Your dentures should fit comfortably and work reasonably well. If you have any concerns, contact the Charleston Dental & Denture office.
You could experience difficulty speaking when you first start wearing your dentures. However, once your mouth and tongue get accustomed to your new dentures, you will be back to talking regularly. It is essential to be patient during the adjustment period.
Toothpaste and toothbrushes that are abrasive can dull your dentures over time and cause premature wear and tear. For gentle and effective daily cleaning, remember to use a denture brush that has soft bristles and a non-abrasive denture cleaner.