People who have suffered from tooth loss due to injuries, infections or old age related dental problems, are usually given dentures. These dentures, if not looked after properly, can create problems like irritation in the gums and mouth, slurring, chewing and eating problems, mouth infections and a bad fit.
HOW IS DENTURE PROBLEMS DIAGNOSED?
There can be some common problems that people face with the use of dentures. Most commonly, it is the pain that occurs due to ill-fitting dentures. There can also be an issue with denture irritation. Eating and speaking with dentures can also pose problems.
HOW IS DENTURE PROBLEMS TREATED?
The treatment for denture problems is based on the cause of the problem. The dentist will identify the cause and suggest appropriate treatment e.g. taking care of dentures with a list of do’s and don'ts, correction of the denture, etc.
DID YOU KNOW?
Try not to eat sticky textured food if you are wearing dentures.