Dentures Care and Maintenance Vancouver

7 Tips to Taking Care of Your Dentures

  • Brush your dentures inside and outside daily, using a soft, large nylon denture tooth brush with round-ended bristles.
  • Use denture creams instead of toothpaste. Toothpaste is too abrasive and will scratch your denture. Remember to always rinse immediately after with cold water.
  • Keep dentures out of placed in hot water, where they are susceptible to warping. Instead, place them in cold water and denture cleaning solution to prevent them from drying out.
  • Inspect your dentures weekly for signs of worn teeth.
  • Inform your dentist and doctor about medications that you may be taking. These may have an impact on your denture health.
  • Have loose dentures checked immediately. If left unattended, they can cause friction and pressure on the gum tissues and bones.
  • Schedule a semi-annual examinations with your prosthodontist and remember that most dental insurance policies provide coverage for new dentures every 5 years.

Oral Exams and Denture Maintenance

Below is an accounting of everything that you need to know about maintaining denture health with the help of Vancouver Dental Specialty Clinic:

  • Review of Your Medical and Dental History - Keep our clinic updated in regards to your medical and dental history. Significant changes could be critical to maintaining your oral health and well-being. A variety of medical and dental conditions can alter a dentures fit.
  • Oral Exam - Annual or semi-annual oral cavity examinations can assist in detecting oral abnormalities including cancerous and pre-cancerous lesions. Early detection of these conditions is generally beneficial for treatment.
  • Tissue and Bone - Poorly fitting dentures may cause bone and tissue changes and need to be corrected for your oral health. Vancouver Dental Specialty Clinic will perform a tissue and bone assessment and recommend solutions to suit your personal needs.
  • Comfort, Fit, and Integrity of Dentures - Poorly fitting dentures can also cause bite problems, speech impediments and tissue irritations. Ignoring any of the above can lead to future complications. Dr. Zaeimdar and her team will assess your dentures for cracks, chips, and broken or loose teeth and suggest the most effective solution possible.
  • Cleaning and Polishing of Your Dentures - In addition to denture cleaning and polishing, we’ll perform a complete oral hygiene review. You’ll leave our clinic feeling refreshed, confident, and healthy!

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