When and Why Should I Replace My Dentures?

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There comes a time for every denture wearer when the dentures just don’t fit like they used to. Often this can be remedied by a reline or rebase, but if your dentures break or you’ve had them for more than 8 years, it may be time to replace them.

There is no definitive answer for when to get new dentures.  For example, if you had a new set of dentures two years ago, you may have decided you now want to switch to implant dentures, or possibly you had an illness and your old dentures no longer fit correctly even after a reline. Or possible you just don’t like how your dentures look.

However, if your dentures were made here at Berlanga Dentures, they should last you at least 10 years, as long as you take proper care of your dentures and oral health, and you see us annually to evaluate your dentures, denture fit, and general oral health.

Do denture wearers need regular dental check-ups?

If you wear partial dentures, which means you still have some of your natural teeth, then you should still see your dentist twice a year for cleanings, x-rays, and general oral care. However, if all your teeth have been extracted and you wear complete dentures, you only need to see your denturist once or twice a year. Unless of course you break your dentures or are experiencing any discomfort or note any significant changes – in which case schedule an appointment as soon as possible.

Some signs it’s time to consider replacing your dentures:

Here at Berlanga Dentures, we want you to be happy with your dentures. If you are experiencing denture discomfort, your dentures no longer fit correctly, your dentures break, or maybe you want to consider new dentures all together. Regardless of what your concerns or needs may be, when it comes to dentures, we’re the experts! Call today to schedule your consultation.

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