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Dentures A New Smile
Several Reasons: New dentures are made from impressions of your jaws and overlaying mucous membranes. Your mouth changes daily & from morning til night. Some mucosa supporting parts of the dentures are thinner & less tolerant of pressures. Your bite may be off. See your dentist as soon as possible and they will use a pressure indicating paste to see pressure points & they will check the bite & adjust it as needed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Soft foods at first.: Learning to eat with your dentures will take some practice- you should start with soft foods cut into small pieces and chew slowly. You will always have to be careful of very hard foods and hot food and beverages. Eventually you will be able to eat most anything. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can others tell II have dentures when kissing me I have dull upper denture and wonder i'f my new boyfriend can tell when we e kisaing?
Unknown: I've had married patients and the husband did not know the wife had dentures.. she told me not to tell him! ( I wouldn't anyway due to privacy issues). It is up to you to let anyone else know your personal business. If he's that close to you, you're either kissing him or biting him, so It really doesn't matter... ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long do dentures last? Assuming i take good care of them, will they last the rest of my life, or will they i need to get new ones every so often?
5 - 8 years: On average the functional life of dentures is 5 - 8 years. You should expect at least one reline procedure during that time to refit the tissues which will change over time. The teeth on the denture wear out unevenly over time and the jaw position and bite are affected. Replacements are indicated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have new dentures will polident bleach the gum part of my dentures and what is the best thing to clean them with?
Adjust the denture: Your gums will toughen itself with the denture functioning. However, denture needs adustment after delivery. Wear the denture for 24 hours prior to your appointment will help the dentist to identify the area of adjustment on your denture using pressure indicating paste (pip). Brush the gum and keep the sore area clean to prevent bacterial superinfection int he trauma area. Call your dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there a padding material that can be placed in new dentures to help ease gum soreness, roughness of the denture enhance fit and improve facial fitn?
New dentures: It is very common to get sore spots when wearing new prosthesis ( dentures) . New dentures are like new shoes and you need to break them in. It takes a littke bit of patience. After couple of adjustments everything should be fine however. During this period of adjustment , the dentist can prescribe prescription mouth rinse to ease the transition caused by the sore spots. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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