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Is your denture unstable?

In most cases, lower denture is much less stable than upper. This happens due to shape of lower jaw and tongue movements. Talk to your dentist about supporting lower dentures with dental implants, as this is the only best solution for denture to be stable. Adhesive cream in these cases is not an adequate and satisfactory solution. Implants may be used to stabilize denture and allow more efficient chewing and better self-esteem.
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What problems can occur after insertion of a new denture?

  1. Impaired speech. You are not used to the new denture or is too thick.
  2. Sounds when biting. You are not used to the new denture or is too not well adapted to mucosa.
  3. Irritated oral mucosa. Denture is too loose and you may need  to re-line it.
  4. Oral ulcers. If denture is causing wounds on oral mucosa, it will be necessary to reshape it on some parts.
  5. Gag reflex. Denture may reach too far back.
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When it’s time for denture reline?

If denture is old and you haven’t visit a dentist for a while, who would reviewed the current situation in your mouth, then it may be the time to make an appointment. Old denture can lose on its stability and retention, because it is sitting all the time on jaw bone, which is reshaping through whole life. Bone can over the years increasingly disappear, so you can eventually start to notice, that your previously good denture is starting to become loose and falling out of the mouth. In some cases the problem can be corrected by relining procedure. Your dentist will decide, whether this procedure is feasible on your denture. Read more


What kind of food can be eaten with dentures?

Most people who get new dentures must learn its proper use, so it takes some time to get used to it. After some time, you should be able to eat fairly normal. Through time you will be able to eat even harder and stickier food. The last mentioned tend to cause the most problems. Read more