Denture Problems are issues faced due to ill fitting dentures. Dentures are commonly worn by the people who have lost their teeth due to gum disease or tooth decay. Denture problems are usually caused due to dentures that do not fit well. Symptoms are:
• Pain while wearing dentures
• Inability to eat or bite food while wearing dentures
• Swelling or soreness at the place where dentures are worn
• Callus formed due to rubbing of dentures against gums
HOW IS DENTURE PROBLEMS DIAGNOSED?
The dentist will take a look at the dentures with a physical examination and try to ascertain the cause of the problem. Also, the dentist will take various details into account, including the duration for which you have been wearing the dentures and whether or not they move around in the mouth.
HOW IS DENTURE PROBLEMS TREATED?
Denture problems can be treated in the following ways: 1.Make sure your dentures fit. 2. Speak slowly. 3. Eat soft foods. 4. Use an adhesive. Denture adhesives help your dentures stay in place and make them feel more secure. But denture adhesives should not be used to fix old or poorly fitting dentures. When using an adhesive, follow the instructions carefully. Use only a small amount.
DID YOU KNOW?
In order to avoid denture problems follow these: 1.Take small bites of soft foods, such as eggs and yogurt. 2. Don't eat anything sticky. 3. Chew your food slowly. 4. When you chew, use both sides of your mouth at the same time. This prevents your dentures from moving forward or tipping.