I Need Dentures. Where do I Start?
You should visit your dentist to see if dentures are an option for you. If a full denture isn’t the right option for you, your dentist will recommend more suited options particular to your case.
What are the Different Types of Complete or full Dentures?
Implant anchored dentures are either permanent or removable. Your dentist will fix permanent denture using various screw retentions. These retentions are placed in your jaw and a denture will be attached to them.
A removable denture comes with an additional attachment on the screws that allow you to remove the denture by snapping it out. Similarly, you can snap it in to put it back in your mouth.
What is the Cost of Dentures?
The cost of dentures varies based on different factors such as:
- Complexity of your treatment
- Time required to complete the process
The best way to know the cost of your dentures is to discuss your particular case with one of our dentists.
Can I Sleep in my Dentures?
Although you can sleep in your dentures, you should remove them at night to give your gums and mouth a chance to relax.
Will I be able to Eat Normally with Dentures?
Many patients learn to eat normally with dentures within a few days after having them. It’s important to avoid chewing on hard foods and sticky foods.
How Long will my Dentures Last?
Your dentures will last from 8-10 years. However, you may have to replace them earlier if you don’t follow denture care tips. With proper care, they last even longer.
What do I need to do to Care for my Dentures?
Always clean your dentures properly to minimize staining. Brush your dentures daily so that food and plaque don’t reside on them. Make sure you use a soft toothbrush to clean dentures. You can also buy a cleaning kit for dentures that include special brushes.
Never brush your dentures with regular toothpaste. They often contain chemicals that can harm your dentures.
If your dentures are broken or fractures, visit your dental office at the earliest. Your dentist might be able to repair them. In case they are beyond repair, you may have to order new dentures.