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Are you ready to take back your smile and make it amazing once more? You may think that it is nearly impossible with missing teeth, but technological advances in dentistry have come so far that many tooth replacement services can be customized to look like the teeth you have lost, giving a fuller smile and appearance that could rival the one you had before any tooth loss had occurred.

Enhance your natural smile with dentures. Listed below are some common FAQs about dentures and denture care:

Do dentures need to be cleaned?
– Yes, cleaning your dentures should be done at various times throughout the day. After eating, you should remove your dentures to wash and brush them with nonabrasive denture cleansers or water. Don’t forget to rinse and clean your mouth and your dentures before inserting them back into your mouth.

How long can dentures last?
– With excellent care and maintenance, dentures can provide a lifetime of lasting benefits.

What types of ingredients should be used for cleaning dentures?
– Try using a dentist-approved denture cleanser or plain water. Never use abrasive toothpaste, hot water, teeth whitening products, products that contain bleach, or any other product that can easily bend, crack, grind, or stain your dentures.

What kinds of health benefits can dentures give?
– Dentures can improve eating and speaking abnormalities caused by missing teeth They also make your smile healthier and feel better too. Aesthetic benefits of dentures include a younger appearance to your face and jawline, improved self-esteem, and with modern dentures, a more natural appearance that looks and acts like normal teeth.

Dr. Will Allen at Kentuckiana Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Associates wants to ensure your smile shines no matter what condition it is in. If you are thinking about getting a set of dentures, no matter if it is only a partial set or even a complete set for your entire mouth, please contact our dentist office in Louisville, Kentucky, by calling us at 502-587-7874. Don’t let cavities ruin your spring season, come in today for a professional exam.