Published: 10/14/2019

Taking Command of Denture Repair

If you discover that your dentures are damaged in some way, it’s best to see your dentist immediately. Whether it be a chip, or they become warped, do not try to perform a fix on your own. When you try to repair your dentures, especially during the stress of them failing, you may cause more damage than resolve the issue. If you continue to wear your damaged dentures, you may also feel extreme discomfort, or even have sores form on your gums or cheeks. Even though it may be pricey, it is best to send your false teeth to the dentist to ensure quality denture repair.

There are many ways you can prevent the need for denture repair. Some methods are simply normal precautionary measures—avoid participating in sports or work activities that may result in shocks to the jaw. Because of the fragile nature of dentures, take caution when you are cleaning them. They can break or chip when dropped into the sink, so it’s a good idea to fill your sink with water or use a towel to cushion the area while cleaning them.

To further avoid damage, cleaning your dentures regularly is a good way to prevent repair.  Whether you choose to soak your dentures overnight, or clean them with gentle soap and water, it’s important they are maintained. Making sure your dentures are clean will allow you to keep them looking brand new and fresh for your mouth.

Investing in a quality denture is a big step in ensuring they will last long and be durable. In the long run, spending money on one value teeth replacement will allow you to worry less about their ability and repairs. Set up a consultation with your dentist, they will be able to inform you of any answers to questions you have regarding dentures, and what best fits your lifestyle.

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