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Dental Health and Dentures

April 16, 2020

Dentures are replacement for missing teeth:

  • Complete Dentures – This can be both immediate and conventional dentures which are made after teeth removal.
  • Partial Dentures – These are removable dentures that have replacement teeth option to be attached to gum.

Are There Alternatives to Dentures?

Yes, there exist alternative for dentures and that can be dental implant but you need to consult your dentist to know what can best suit you.

Does Insurance Cover the Cost of Dentures?

You may need to consult your insurance company whether they cover full or some cost of denture treatment.

How Are Dentures Made?

Denture development process includes construction of denture after taking proper measurement so that suitable denture can be casted.

What Do New Dentures Feel Like?

New dentures can be uncomfortable for first few days but one adjusted the issues will diminish.

Will Dentures Make Me Look Different?

Dentures are constructed as per need, to resemble the natural teeth thus the appearance of dentures are better.

Will Eating With New Dentures Be Difficult?

Eating can be difficult in first few days but with right tips from dentist, this will slowly improve.

Will Dentures Change How I Speak?

Speaking some words can be difficult in initial days after dentures which will gradually improve.

Are Dentures Worn 24 Hours a Day?

You may consult an expert for the same.

Should I Use a Denture Adhesive?

A Rego Park dentist can evaluate your needs to suggest dentures for you.

When Shouldn’t Denture Adhesives Be Considered?

There are conditions when dentures must be avoided and dentist can suggest you this.

How Are Denture Adhesives Applied?

Dentures adhesive must be applied to a certain amount as needed. It must be evenly distributed for desired effect. It may work best with well-fitted dentures.

What Are the Types of Denture Adhesives?

  • Paste application – Dentures must not be paste extremely close to denture borders.
  • Powder application – Using this, dentures are placed using a powder.

Are Denture Adhesives Safe?

Dentures can be safe till they are used as per direction. It may work well when it is fitted well.

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