In order for your smile to continue to thrive as needed, you will need to make sure that you are assessing all aspects of your oral health and limiting the risks that can arise. If you should ever suffer an oral accident or injury and lose any teeth or need to have teeth extracted, it is important to start thinking about various tooth restoration treatments to replace them. A failure to replace missing teeth can lead to a downturn in your oral health and give rise to tooth slippage and even a weakened jawbone. Furthermore, missing teeth can cause hindrances in your speaking and eating patterns. To correct issues with your incomplete smile, consider replacements such as dentures.
Dentures can be crafted for as little as one tooth or for entire rows of teeth. If you need to replace any teeth with dentures, be aware that you need to exercise caution with how they are handled. Dentures need to be taken out on a daily basis for easy cleaning, but they can be fragile, so handle them with care. Furthermore, never sit them anywhere where they can dry out and crack. In addition, avoid using abrasive cleaning materials on them such as bleach and teeth whiteners. Make sure to also clean out your mouth before inserting your dentures and wipe off any residue that may be present on the dentures themselves.
If you would like to visit with our team for a denture diagnosis, please call Robert W Marder DMD, PLLC at 212-265-8291 to set up an appointment at our dental office in New City, New York. Dr. Robert Marder and our team thank you for stopping by!