Dentures can be an important solution to tooth loss. Today's dentures also called false teeth, are not like the ones your grandmother wore. They are more comfortable and natural looking than they were in the past. Still, if you don't take proper care of your dentures, problems can occur. If you wear dentures, it is very important you keep your mouth clean and healthy. You should also only wear dentures that fit properly. Otherwise, the following problems may occur: 1.Gum and mouth irritation 2.Problems eating and speaking 3.Dentures that move around in your mouth 4.Mouth infections
HOW IS DENTURE PROBLEMS DIAGNOSED?
Dentists can diagnose dental problems based on the symptoms and dental examination. They may examine the dentures in order to check for their fit on your gum line.
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?
Try not to eat sticky textured food if you are wearing dentures.