The Links Between Your Oral Health and Dentures

Posted .

Building your dream smile includes correcting any issues that may arise. This includes correcting problems like broken or missing teeth. If you have any missing teeth, it is important to replace them so future oral health ailments do not occur. Not only will a complete smile improve your oral hygiene it will also reverse any sunken-in looks that may have resulted from the lack of teeth.

If you were looking to enhance your smile through a reliable tooth prosthetic treatment, dentures can be used. Because of the risks associated with missing teeth including tooth slippage, gum destabilization, a downturn in your oral hygiene and impaired speaking and eating skills, prosthetic devices such as dentures will need to be used to replace missing teeth. An added benefit that dentures have is that they can easily be taken out as needed.

Because your dentures can easily be removed, they can be soaked in a denture-cleaning solution for easy cleaning. Never use teeth whiteners, bleach or hot water on your dentures. Furthermore, avoid letting them dry out and crack, which can occur if they’re left sitting anywhere. Also, make sure to rinse off any excessive denture cleaning solution that may be present before inserting them back into your mouth.

If you would like to learn more about dentures from Alpine Meadows Family Dental, contact us at our dentist office in Lehi, Utah. Our number is 801-492-9207. Dr. Daniel Baird and our entire team look forward to your visit.