Should I Visit My Dentist for Denture Care?

Posted on: November 29, 2018

Wondering if a dentist can provide dental care for those who are wearing dentures? Yes, they can. There are many different types of dentures available nowadays, which means those who are missing teeth have options. And it does not matter whether they have a few missing teeth, multiple missing teeth or no teeth at all.

One of the most important things someone needs to keep in mind when wearing new dentures is that it will take them a little while to get used to wearing the dentures. A few common choices include full dentures, partial dentures, conventional dentures and implant-supported dentures.

About denture care

It is essential for all denture wearers to properly take care of their dentures. Proper denture care is important when it comes to dentures actually doing their job, and it will also make them last longer. While every type of denture will come with its own instructions, basic denture care involves handling the dentures carefully so as to not drop them, brushing them daily, using special cleansers to periodically clean them and rinsing them often throughout the day.

Should I visit my dentist for denture care?

Yes! An experienced dentist will thoroughly examine someone’s dentures in order to ensure that they are still working as they should. Sometimes, things change in a patient's mouth, making it so that their dentures no longer fit as well as they used to, which means adjustments will need to be made. Ill-fitting dentures can lead to someone experiencing a wide variety of oral problems, making it necessary for those wearing dentures to see their dentist on a regular basis for proper denture care.

Many dentists will ask their denture patients to come in at least once a year to have their dentures checked. It is essential for dentures to properly fit so wearers can perform all their everyday duties without experiencing any problems and a dentist can make any necessary repairs. A dentist will also thoroughly and professionally clean the dentures, as well as polish them for an improved appearance.

Do you need to make an appointment for denture care today?

As you probably already know, professional dental care is extremely important to your oral health, as well as your general health. This makes it necessary for you to provide your mouth with the proper oral care so you can feel healthy overall.

We would love to schedule you an appointment today so one of our caring dentists can look at your dentures in order to make sure they are still properly doing their job. All you need to do is call us right now and let us know a convenient time for you to come in! If you need a question answered before making an appointment, no problem at all. We look forward to hearing from you so we can provide an answer.

Request an appointment here: or call Portola Dental Group at (760) 201-4085 for an appointment in our Palm Desert office.

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