For first-time denture wearers, it can take some time to get used to wearing dentures. They may feel loose at first while your cheek and tongue muscles become accustomed to securing them in place. You may also experience some minor irritation in your mouth, increased saliva, and soreness. These will eventually go away as you get used to wearing them. Whether you wear full or partial Vero Beach dentures, there is more to caring for them than brushing and soaking them.
Proper care will help keep your full or partial dentures clean, stain-free, and long-lasting. Practicing excellent oral and dental hygiene to avoid infection in the mouth. Denture wearers can develop stomatitis, also called candida or thrush, that is a yeast/fungus that can grow and causes a disease in the mouth if oral hygiene is neglected. Here are steps you take to help prevent common denture problems from developing and keep your mouth and gums healthy:
Missing teeth may lead to several health issues. If you want a more affordable option to replace missing teeth, Vero Beach dentures would be just right for you. If you want to learn more about dentures and the importance of replacing missing teeth, schedule an appointment with us at Smooth Sailing Dental for more information.