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Things You Should Know Before Getting Dentures

Posted on 4/26/2021 by Salem Dental Arts
Things You Should Know Before Getting DenturesIf you happen to be missing some of your natural teeth and you wish to restore the self-confidence that you once had with a bright, healthy smile, dentures present the ideal solution for you.

However, before you actually opt for dentures, there are a few things you should know and ought to keep in mind so that you know what exactly to expect once you get them.

Things to Know About Dentures

A lot of people often don't have any knowledge in terms of how to clean dentures, how to maintain them, and things one shouldn't do when wearing dentures, for instance.

So, before you commit to wearing dentures, here are a few important things you need to know.

•  You need to establish a proper dental hygiene routine when you have dentures, especially before going to bed. Never sleep with your dentures because it can significantly increase the risk of gum inflammation and infection in the mouth.
•  One needs to be extremely careful when wearing dentures, particularly in terms of eating the right kind of foods. With dentures, you might have to give up on some of your favorite foods at the start because you need to stick to soft foods for some time in order to prevent any kind of pain or sensitivity.
•  Dentures need to be cleaned twice daily to prevent the risk of oral infections and inflamed gums, among many others.
•  The cost of dentures varies according to the complexity of the dentures you are getting, the type of dental insurance you have, and the state or condition of your existing teeth.

If you are considering getting dentures, contact Salem Dental Arts where Dr. Pamela Maragliano and Dr. Maragliano will help and guide you in the best possible way. Call us at (978) 741-1640 today to book an appointment and set up a consultation session with our top prosthodontists.

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