4 Reasons You Should Visit Your Denturist If You Wear Dentures

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Do you wear full or partial dentures?

Here are 4 reasons why denture wearers should schedule regular visits to their denturist.

Many patients mistakenly believe that if they wear full or partial dentures, or have dental implants, they no longer have to make regular appointments with their denturist, but did you know that visiting your denturist at least once a year is key to maintaining good oral health? It will allow your denturist to:

When you wear full/partial dentures or you have dental implants, continuing with good oral hygiene practices is very important. Seeing your denturist once or twice a year can lower your risk of developing any serious conditions, keeping your gums and remaining teeth healthy.

Here are 4 reasons why denture wearers should visit their denture clinic regularly:

1. It’ll Ensure Your Dentures Stay in Good Condition

Just like your natural teeth, your dentures require care and maintenance. By visiting your denturist regularly, you’ll ensure that they fit properly, and it’ll give you an opportunity to learn more about denture care and how to look after your dentures to keep them feeling and looking like new.

No matter the quality of your dentures, they will eventually lose their fit and become worn over time. Regular visits to your denturist will ensure they’re still fitting correctly.

2. Your Risk of Gum Disease May Decrease

Even if you no longer have any of your natural teeth and you wear full dentures, you must take care of the tissue in your mouth. If you don’t, it could lead to dangerous infections that can:

Visiting your denture clinic at least once a year will allow your denturist to check for any signs of disease.

3. You’ll Receive Regular Oral Cancer Screenings

Whether you have full or partial dentures, it’s important to remember that oral cancer can still develop in people without teeth. In some cases, the risk can be higher given that poorly fitting dentures can contribute to an elevated cancer risk.

Regular visits to your denturist will allow your dental care professional to spot signs of cancer. If we do find anything suspicious, we will advise you on how to proceed, and make sure you receive immediate attention from a dentist, oral surgeon, and/or oncologist as needed.

4. You’ll Be Made Aware of Any New Advancements in Denture Technology

Visiting your denturist regularly allows you to learn more about new and more innovative tooth replacement options that can improve, or even replace your dentures, such as dental implants. Some of the great benefits of implant supported dentures include:

At Berlanga Dentures, we are committed to our patients’ oral and overall well-being. We offer comprehensive denture services from custom tooth replacement solutions to denture repairs and relines. Whatever your needs, we strive to make denture care as convenient and affordable as possible.

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