IMPROVED DESIGNS FOR BETTER FUNCTION AND COMFORT
Dentures are a removable replacement for missing teeth. They can be taken out to clean and put back into your mouth again. Dentures require a period of adjustment whilst you get used to them and may never feel like your natural teeth despite them looking more natural and feeling more comfortable than ever before.
Over time your denture will need to be relined, remade or rebased due to normal wear. Rebasing is when a new base is created for your denture whilst keeping the teeth in the denture.
Your mouth will gradually change as you age and this will cause the denture to become looser, which in turn may make chewing more difficult and cause your gums to become irritated as well as other associated problems.
Regular visits to your dentist can ensure issues are highlighted as early as possible.
It is really important to take as good care of your dentures as you would your own teeth, cleaning regularly to prevent decay of remaining teeth, fungal infections and gum disease.
It may be advisable to start with a soft diet whilst getting used to your new teeth, the use of denture adhesive can help build your confidence.
Dentists do not only check your teeth, but also the soft parts of the mouth, including the tongue and cheeks. These examinations are just as important, so the dental team can spot any infections or mouth conditions early on.
A yearly oral cancer screening is recommended whether you have your own teeth or not.