CAN I SLEEP IN MY DENTURES?

Yes, you can wear your dentures at night, but it is preferred that they be removed. Removing your dentures at night will give your gums and bone a chance to relax from the pressure of the denture during the day. It allows the tissue to heal and encourages blood flow. If you need to wear your dentures at night, you should find time during the day to properly clean your mouth and your dentures. You should never wear your dentures 24 hours a day without preforming proper oral cleaning.

When dentures are placed the same day the teeth are extracted, it is normal to leave them in the mouth for 24 hours, even wearing them as you sleep. The dentures act like a bandage during the first day. When you visit the denturist the next day, the dentures will be removed and cleaned, sore spots relieved, and the bite adjusted. At that appointment you should have received instructions on caring for and cleaning your dentures.
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In general, you should remove your dentures every night, clean them thoroughly, and place them in a container with liquid denture cleanser or water to soak overnight. This could prolong the life of your dentures by keeping them free of bacteria, and it will allow your gum tissues to rest and heal.

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Here at Berlanga Dentures we understand the importance of covering your medical expenses. Health benefits give you the piece of mind and assurance that if something goes wrong, you have the coverage to take care of your medical needs. If you have dental

BERLANGA DENTURES TAKES PROVIDER ONE INSURANCE IN WASHINGTON

Yes! We Take Provider One Berlanga Dentures accepts Provider One and can help you if you qualify. There are very few denturists in Washington state who accept Provider One, so we are pleased to be able to offer this to our patients who qualify and need o

ALL ABOUT ADHESIVE

How much denture adhesive do I need? For your upper denture, we recommend placing a toothbrush-length of adhesive in the middle, so as you place the denture it will spread out evenly. For the lower denture, apply 4 pea-size drops of adhesive. Be careful no

FEARLESS DENTURES

The transition from having teeth to wearing dentures can be traumatic. Losing teeth is like losing a limb or other major body part: you experience a significant sense of loss. That’s why it is so important to have someone who will work with you start to f

CAN I EAT NORMALLY WITH DENTURES?

Dentures replace natural teeth, but they do not feel the same. Although your mouth and tongue become accustomed to this new dental appliance, you will need to change how you handle your food. You may also consider cutting food into smaller pieces, using bo

I NEED DENTURES, WHERE DO I START?

The best starting point to see if dentures are an option for you is to see a denturist. A denturist is a specialist with specific training focused on the restoration and replacement of teeth. A denturist will also be able to explain all your options and h