When you think of dentures, you probably think of the older generation—but in reality, they could be a viable option for anyone who is missing teeth. Dentures have been used effectively for decades to replace missing or damaged teeth. Knowing the proper way to care for your dentures can improve your experience and lengthen the life your dentures.
Even though dentures take effort to care for, they are also more affordable than other restorations. Furthermore, you’ll be able to enjoy a number of the same benefits. For example, dentures can restore your ability to speak and to chew comfortably. Dentures are also made specifically for you—which means your dentures are made to match the appearance of your natural teeth.
You’ll need to care for your dentures well if you’re interested in preserving them. One of the most important things you can do is brush your dentures every day, like you would your natural teeth. You see, dentures can stain easily if you don’t care for them well. You can also consider denture cleaners to avoid this problem. You’ll also need to keep your dentures submerged in water or a dental solution or they’ll dry out and lose their shape.
If you’re interested in learning more about the benefits of dentures, we invite you to contact High Desert Dental by calling us at 208-343-4732. We’ll be happy to answer any questions you may have and help you find the best option for replacing your teeth. Dr. Matthew Fethke and our team look forward to hearing from you soon.