Do you have any missing teeth that you feel need to be replaced through the use of dentures? Dentures are extremely popular for your oral health care because they can help reverse issues that may arise due to lost or missing teeth. When you have any lost or missing teeth, tooth prosthetic devices such as dentures may be required to ensure that your smile can be complete once more. Not only can missing teeth sink in your dental profile, but they can also lead to further issues including hindrances with your speaking, chewing and eating abilities.
By using dentures to replace missing teeth, you can provide yourself a prosthetic device that can be detached when needed. Because they need to be removed each night, you’ll need to soak them in a denture-cleaning solution to ensure they remain clean. To lower your risk for contamination, soak them in product solutions that are specifically designed for dentures. Before inserting them back into your mouth, make sure to wash off the solution.
Caring for your dentures includes making sure they do not sit out anywhere, as they are extremely fragile and can easily dry out and crack. In addition, never use abrasive cleaning products on them, including teeth whiteners or bleach. If you should ever suffer any damage to your dentures, do not try to fix them yourself, but instead, bring them to your dentist for the proper repairs.
Our team at Park Dental of Edmonds & Snohomish looks forward to reestablishing your complete dental profile with dentures. To schedule an appointment at our dental office in Snohomish, Washington, please contact Dr. Kevin Park and our team at 360-568-2153.