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?
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?
Natural changes in the gums or jaw line often lead to denture problems